Foreign articles

US extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Monday renewed several waivers on US sanctions against Iran, allowing Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran’s civilian nuclear facilities without drawing American penalties.

Facebook offers $100m to help virus-hit news media

WASHINGTON: Facebook said Monday it was donating $100 million to support news organizations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about the crisis. “The news industry is working

Stocks, oil prices slide on shattered demand

PARIS: World stock markets mostly tumbled and oil prices plunged Monday despite fresh Chinese and Australian stimulus to shore up an economy shattered by the coronavirus fallout. Australia was out on its