Category: World

Academic Survives Credentials Storm To Get Nod As Italian Pm

ROME – Giuseppe Conte, the law professor named as Italian prime minister on Wednesday after surviving accusations he inflated his academic credentials, must now...

Hezbollah Eyes Bigger Role In Next Lebanon Government

BEIRUT – The Iran-backed Hezbollah aims to move beyond its traditional backseat role by assuming more influence in Lebanon’s next government to help it...

Macron Tells Global Tech Ceos There Is No Free Lunch

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world’s biggest technology firms that he believed in innovation but that he wanted tougher...

Uber Ends Arizona Self-driving Program Following Fatality

SAN FRANCISCO – Uber has shut down its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles, the company said on...

Exclusive Israeli Minister Says Us May Soon Recognize Israels Hold On Golan

JERUSALEM – Israel is pressing the Trump administration to recognize its sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, an Israeli cabinet minister said on...

Italian President Invites Political Novice To Be Prime Minister

ROME – President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday gave political novice Giuseppe Conte a mandate to lead the first government in Italy made up of anti-establishment...

Iran Leader Blasts Us For Theatrical Pullout From Nuclear Deal

LONDON – Iran’s Supreme Leader on Wednesday launched a fresh broadside at Washington’s rejection of a nuclear accord with Tehran, saying the U.S....

China Disinvited From Major Us Military Exercise Pentagon

WASHINGTON – The United States has disinvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill this year as an “initial” response to what it sees as...

Italy To Auction 5g Frequencies By End-september

MILAN – Italy’s communications regulator AGCOM said on Wednesday the government would auction frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services in September,...

Iran Leader Assails Us Says Cant Be Trusted To Keep Agreements

LONDON – Iran’s Supreme leader on Wednesday fired a fresh broadside at Washington’s rejection of a nuclear agreement with Tehran, saying its action...