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Iran says will quit NPT if case goes to U.N.

Iran said Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in its confrontation with the West.

Capital controls drastically cut imports 

Elie Zakhour, the president of the International Chambers of Navigation, said the strict capital controls imposed by banks have dealt a severe blow to shipping agencies, importers and industrialists.

Capital controls drastically cut imports 

Elie Zakhour, the president of the International Chambers of Navigation, said the strict capital controls imposed by banks have dealt a severe blow to shipping agencies, importers and industrialists.

Yemen’s rival powers battle over banknotes

Yemen’s warring sides opened a new front in their five-year conflict Saturday - a battle over old and new banknotes that threatens to create two economies in the same state.

Global economic integration ending for Iran

Iran’s six-year push to integrate with the global economy appears to be coming to an end. Iran Monday threatened to withdraw from its last remaining commitments to the 2015 deal that limited its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions. On the same day, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif pulled out of this week’s World Economic Forum, the global economy’s annual networking event in Switzerland.

Setien, Haaland make weekend debuts

Barcelona won their first game under Quique Setien, Erling Braut Haaland enjoyed a dream debut with Borussia Dortmund and Juventus ominously extended their lead at the top of Serie A. AFP Sport looks back at some of the main talking points from around Europe:

Setien, Haaland make weekend debuts

Barcelona won their first game under Quique Setien, Erling Braut Haaland enjoyed a dream debut with Borussia Dortmund and Juventus ominously extended their lead at the top of Serie A. AFP Sport looks back at some of the main talking points from around Europe:

Djokovic survives scare at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic survived a scare to join Roger Federer and Serena Williams in the Australian Open second round as heavy downpours caused chaos Monday, forcing organizers to postpone a swathe of matches. Defending champion Djokovic was made to sweat before beating Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff in four sets on the first day, when fears over air pollution were replaced by disruption caused by rain.

Mcgregor blasts Cerrone in UFC return

Conor Mcgregor’s opening punch bloodied Donald Cerrone’s nose. He then floored Cerrone only 20 seconds into the bout with a perfectly placed kick to the head, and he mercilessly finished on the ground. When he paraded around the ring with an Irish flag on his shoulders to celebrate, the mixed martial arts world knew Mcgregor is back with a big bang.

Red Bull secure Verstappen for four years

Max Verstappen has signed to stay at Red Bull until the end of 2023 in a clear vote of confidence in the former world champions’ Formula One title potential and their Honda partnership.

Beirut says ‘So long Metropolis’ 

“It’s important to be clear that the problem is with the venue and not the association,” says Metropolis Association founder Hania Mroue. “We secured funding for all our programs, activities, etc. for the coming year. That’s still the case.

Beirut says ‘So long Metropolis’ 

“It’s important to be clear that the problem is with the venue and not the association,” says Metropolis Association founder Hania Mroue. “We secured funding for all our programs, activities, etc. for the coming year. That’s still the case.

AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

A computer program can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer.

AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

A computer program can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer.