Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm following days of clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims that left nearly two dozen people dead and hundreds more injured across the capital New Delhi.
A body advising the Majlis (Parliament) has proposed that the government should impose a tax of up to 50 percent on businesses using online advertisement services on Google search engine.
President Hassan Rouhani says the coronavirus testing kits developed by Iranian experts are undergoing final tests and will enter the mass-production stage in the near future.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi says the remarks by Mark Dubowitz, Chief Executive of Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), about the spread of coronavirus in Iran are “shameful and downright inhuman.”
Iran’s top security official has harshly rebuked the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s allegation that Tehran is covering up details of the coronavirus spread in the country.