US President Donald Trump said he wants to sit down and talk with Iranian leaders on the nuclear issue amid the ongoing tension between Washington and Tehran. In a press conference in White House yesterday (Thursday) Trump said, "What I’d like to see with Iran, I’d like to see them call me."
US seizes North Korean cargo ship accused of violating sanctions
The US has seized a North Korean cargo ship for the first time. Trump administration said on Thursday that the cargo was used to violate international sanctions. The justice department said the seized “Wise Honest,” North Korea’s second largest cargo ship, was used to transport coal, North Korea`s largest export. However, there is an UN sanction on country`s coal export facility.
Suicide bomb blast kills 8 in Baghdad
At least eight people were killed and 15 others injured after a suicide blast rocked Baghdad`s northeastern Sadr City district Thursday. The blast occurred during the iftar. The militant group IS has claimed responsibility of the attack.
Chelsea Manning gets release after 62 days of confinement
Whistle blower and former army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning (former Bradley Edward Manning), who leaked hundreds of thousands of US state secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010, got released from the jail after 62 days of confinement for refusing to testify before a grand jury.
EU rejects Iran`s ultimatums on nuclear deal
After Iran threatens on Wednesday that they would increase uranium enrichment if it was not shielded from the sanctions` effects within 60 days, European powers have said they remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal but they reject any ultimatums from Tehran to prevent its collapse.
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