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BAGHDAD/DUBAI/KABUL (Reuters) - Threats of conflict between the United States and Iran have highlighted the places and ways their forces, proxies or allies could clash.
Iran backs militias in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan, where U.S.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected any talks with the United States and called on Tuesday for the government to be given more power to run the sanctions-hit economy in an “economic war”.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not to deport them.
LONDON (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Britain’s opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party’s finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday.
GILROY, California (Reuters) - Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump’s latest economic attack accordingly.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year.
But gains were checked by concerns that a prolonged trade war between Washington and Beijing could lead to a global economic slowdown.
(Reuters) - China’s Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper.
(Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray has all but ruled out playing singles at Wimbledon this year and said he will focus on doubles when he makes his comeback from hip-resurfacing surgery.
(Reuters) - Reaction to the death of three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who died on Monday at the age of 70:
Formula One organizers
“Rest in peace Niki Lauda.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at the age of 70.