Trump administration sanctions Iran’s civilian space agency

By Darryl Coote  (0) U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the sanctions should stand as a warning to the scientific community against helping Iran develop its missile program. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI | License Photo Sept. 4 (UPI) — The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran’s civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country […]

Taliban spokesman: Close to finishing a deal with United States to end Afghan war

By Darryl Coote  (0) Aug. 29 (UPI) — The Taliban and the United States are close to completing a peace agreement to end the 18-year Afghanistan war, according to the fundamentalist Islamic group. Suhail Shaheen, Taliban’s political spokesman, told Al Jazeera Wednesday that the two sides were close on finalizing the deal that would see U.S. and foreign forces […]

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet

By Danielle Haynes  (0) A man looks out over the runway from the main viewing room as South African Airlines jets prepare to take off from the main runway at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 12, 2016. File Photo by Kim Ludbrook/EPA Aug. 24 (UPI) — South African authorities seized an Airbus […]

Pompeo makes diplomatic phone call to ease tensions with Denmark

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies March 27 during a House Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Aug. 22 (UPI) — A dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Denmark, over the latter’s refusal to sell Greenland, has been softened some by a […]