Ecuador Sold off Assange to US: Ron PaulRon Paul, former Republican congressman and presidential candidate, says Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno sold off WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to the United States after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) provided billions of dollars of loan to the Latin American country.
Iranian FM Zarif Rebukes Europe for Delaying INSTEX LaunchIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reproached on Sunday a delay by European partners in the 2015 nuclear deal to make operational a non-dollar direct payment channel with Tehran, saying they now have "no excuse" for further postponement of the project.
New Palestinian Govt To Ease Way for US ’Deal of Century’: HamasPalestinian resistance movement Hamas has condemned the formation of the new Palestinian government dominated by the Fatah party, saying such a government will ease the way for the imposition of the United States’ yet-to-be-unveiled proposal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
US Offers $10bn Aid to Venezuela Once Maduro Is OutUS Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Washington was ready to negotiate a $10 billion trade aid package to give to Caracas while his country is choking off Venezuela’s economy with its ever expanding sanctions.
The Taliban militant group has announced on Friday the beginning of its spring offensive in Afghanistan despite involvement in peace talks with the US and ahead of planned meetings with Afghan representatives later this month.
US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said on Tuesday Washington’s latest Talks with Afghan Taliban militant group in Doha has ended with "real strides" being made but without an agreement on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan.
High-ranking Afghan politicians met on Tuesday representatives from the Taliban militant group in Moscow to discuss the prospects of peace and the removal of all foreign troops from the war-torn country.
At least 12 Afghan people, mostly security forces, have been killed and more than 30 others wounded on Monday in an assault by Taliban militants on a military base and police training center in the east.