Tehran has summoned the Swiss ambassador, whose country represents US interests in Iran, to protest Washington’s interference in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs.
Iran has once again reiterated that its measures to scale back its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers were in response to the US reimposition of sanctions that prevented Tehran from reaping the benefits of the agreement.
European stocks were on track for their worst day in six weeks on Wednesday, as a threat of US-China trade negotiations hitting an impasse weighed, while a slump in Germany’s Wirecard and falling oil prices added to the gloom.
President Hassan Rouhani hails the people’s firm response to the recent wave of foreign-backed riots that hit several Iranian cities, voicing gratitude towards the nation for withstanding the enemies’ subversive plots despite their economic grievances.
The United States has announced its decision to provide Vietnam with an additional coast guard ship to boost Hanoi's ability to patrol the South China Sea amid tensions with China.
Russia and China have prepared a new plan of action meant to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, as the United States fails to engage North Korea in demilitarization talks.
Russia has warned that a plan by the US administration to deploy thousands of military forces to Saudi Arabia will only add to already simmering tensions in the Middle East region.
A US heavy-lift Boeing Chinook helicopter has reportedly crashed in Afghanistan's Eastern Logar Province leaving at least two American occupation soldiers dead.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has planned to resign from the Trump Administration as soon as possible and run in next year’s elections.
The United States Senate has unanimously passed legislation which aims to protect protesters in Hong Kong, triggering condemnation from China.