TEHRAN, August 15 -Chinese oil importers are shying away from buying U.S. crude as they fear Beijing’s decision to exclude the commodity from its tariff list in a trade dispute between the world’s biggest economies may only be temporary.
TEHRAN, August 15 -World share markets rebounded on Tuesday as Turkey’s lira pulled out of a recent nosedive and reassuring data from Germany helped offset the latest softness in China’s economy.
TEHRAN, August 15 - The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as rising water stranded tens of thousands of people and forced the closure of one of its main airports.
TEHRAN, August 15 - India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday in his last Independence Day speech ahead of next year’s general election.
TEHRAN, August 15 - Dozens of Afghan police personnel and soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan Province, while reports from the southeastern city of Ghazni indicate security forces have managed to push the Taliban back after five days of fierce fighting.
TEHRAN, August 15 - Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah in a televised speech on Tuesday night said the movement was at its strongest shape since its foundation.
TEHRAN, August 15 - The Norwegian government reported Wednesday that total greenhouse gas emissions were lower, with declines in pollution from road traffic leading the way.
TEHRAN, August 15 - A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday, as life gradually returned to normal in parts of the eastern city of Ghazni after a massive insurgent attack last week, with sporadic gunbattles still underway in some neighborhoods.
TEHRAN, August 15 - Emperor Akihito, in his last appearance as reigning monarch at an annual ceremony marking Japan's World War Two surrender, expressed "deep remorse" over the conflict, while Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed never to repeat the horrors of war.
TEHRAN, August 15 - The main meteorological service of Japan said Wednesday that there was a possibility of a strong volcano eruption on the island of Kuchinoerabu.