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Huge crowds in Iran for commander's funeral, daughter warns U.S. of 'dark day'

Tens of thousands of Iranians thronged the streets of Tehran on Monday for the funeral of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a U.S. air strike last

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Australia's manufacturing sector contracts for 1st time since 2015: report

SYDNEY, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Australia's manufacturing sector has contracted for two-consecutive months for the first time since 2015, which requires fiscal stimulus, according to a new report by the A

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Netanyahu, in apparent stumble, calls Israel 'nuclear power'

In an apparent slip of the tongue on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described Israel as a nuclear power before correcting himself with a bashful nod and an e

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Canada calls for restraint after Iranian commander killed in U.S. airstrike

OTTAWA, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne on Friday called on all sides to exercise restraint and pursue de-escalation after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad Inter

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Economic stimulus package announced for Irish border region to mitigate Brexit impact

DUBLIN, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Irish Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI) on Friday announced a 28-million-euro (about 31 million U.S. dollars) economic stimulus package for its b

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U.S. unveils partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Spike Babaian, owner of the VapeNY.com vapes, in New York, January 2, 2020. /AP Photo The U.S. government on Thursday announced a countrywide ban on some e-cigarette flavors as it tries to cur

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Iraqi force says 'US strike' killed top Iran, Iraq commanders at Baghdad airport

Top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US strike on Baghdad's international airport on Friday, Iraq's powerful Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force has sa

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