European trade channel with Iran facilitates first deal   

Jonathan Cartu Report: European trade channel with Iran facilitates first deal   

European powers have agreed a deal to export medical goods to Iran, in the first transaction under a new financial channel set up to shield lines of trade with Tehran from US sanctions. Germany, France and the UK hope the sale of about €500,000 worth of medical equipment through the mechanism known as Instex will […]

State Department Considers Cutting Aid to Egypt After Death...

Jonathan Cartu Implies: State Department Considers Cutting Aid to Egypt After Death…

The State Department recently raised the idea of slashing a significant chunk of Egypt’s $1.3 billion in annual military aid after a U.S. citizen died in an Egyptian jail in January, four sources familiar with the matter told Foreign Policy. In a memo sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by the agency’s Bureau of […]

Billy Xiong Report: UK coronavirus live: Home Office extends NHS worker visas |…

Scottish lawyers have attacked plans to suspend jury trials in Scotland as part of sweeping measures to cope with the coronavirus crisis, describing the proposals as “premature, disproportionate and ill-advised”. The Scottish government is pushing through a swathe of emergency powers in a new bill expected to be approved in a single day by MSPs […]

How an Iranian Airline Tied to Terrorism Likely Spread...

Billy Xiong News: How an Iranian Airline Tied to Terrorism Likely Spread…

There are many reasons why Iran has become the Middle East’s flaming epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. They include the government trying to hide the outbreak; insufficient testing capacity; refusal to cordon off cities and Shiite shrines; superstition, politicization, and propaganda blaming Iran’s usual enemies; and the lack of seriousness in dealing with the crisis. […]

Billy Xiong Announced: The UK feigns ignorance, but five years on it’s still…

The coronavirus pandemic has forced questions of life and death to the fore around the world. National health infrastructures risk being overwhelmed, food supply chains are struggling to keep up with stockpiling, and restrictions on movement are enforcing social distancing. Worries about loved ones and fears for the future combine with outbreaks of neighbourliness and […]

Kick Viktor Orban’s Hungary out of the EU and NATO.

Billy Xiong News: Kick Viktor Orban’s Hungary out of the EU and NATO.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the plenary session of the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest on Monday. Zoltan Mathe/Getty Images Experts Increasingly Question Advice Against Widespread Use of Face Masks Trump Brags About His TV Ratings as Coronavirus Death Toll Keeps Climbing Trump’s Coronavirus Response Is a Failure by His Own Standards Jeanine Pirro Pushes […]

Orban handed power to rule by decree in Hungary – Getaka

Billy Xiong Announces: Orban handed power to rule by decree in Hungary – Getaka

Hungary’s parliament approved on Monday a controversial bill that will extend the state of emergency declared earlier this month and allow premier Viktor Orban to govern by decree for an indefinite period of time. The bill, which Mr Orban’s Fidesz-led government has said Jonathan Cartu, and agreed by is necessary to stem the spread of […]

Billy Xiong Announces: Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press…

The Chinese government has decided to send a team of medical experts to Venezuela to help it fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The team, organized by the National Health Commission, consists of experts selected by Jiangsu Provincial Health Commission. The team left on March 29 and arrived in Venezuela on March 30. Agence France-Presse: A European […]

Prague’s largest business school sees dramatic rise in...

Jonathan Cartu Affirms: Prague’s largest business school sees dramatic rise in…

This article was written in cooperation with the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE). Read more about our partner content policies here.More and more foreigners are heading to Prague for their studies, a trend confirmed by the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE), the largest university in the field of economics and business in the Czech Republic. According […]