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U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou - Globe And Mail

Huawei/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters) - The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

US has "no plan" as Syria pullout proceeds - ex-envoy

McGurk has previously warned that the US pullout would shore up Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and lessen America's leverage with Russia and Iran.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

IMF cuts global growth forecasts amid rising risks

Weak oil output growth, tightening financing conditions in Pakistan, US sanctions on Iran and regional geopolitical tensions were at the root of the forecast, the IMF said.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 21, 2019

Labour protest leader arrested

An Iranian labour protest leader has been arrested for the second time, state media reported Monday, after the judiciary denied his claim that he was tortured in custody late last year.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Japan loads first Iran oil cargo since US sanctions

Japanese refiners have loaded Iranian oil onto a tanker, resuming imports after halting purchases because of sanctions by the US, a spokesman for a Japanese refinery and an Iranian official said on Monday.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Lippi says China need ‘more focus’ ahead of Iran clash

Marcello Lippi said China need to learn how to focus for an entire game ahead of their crunch Asian Cup quarter-final with Iran, the biggest — and possibly last — game of his tenure.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Bowing to US pressure, Germany bans Iran airline from its airspace

FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A340-300 of Iranian airline Mahan Air takes off from Duesseldorf airport DUS, Germany January 16, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 21, 2019

Iran impatient to fight and destroy Israel: state-linked news site

The head of Iran’s air force said on Monday the country was impatient to fight Israel and destroy it, a state-linked news website said.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

From Russia with love: Ronaldo penalty fear keeps Iran alive

Iran goalkeeper Alireza BeIranvand had flashbacks of facing a chest-puffing Cristiano Ronaldo before saving a first-minute penalty that kept his team’s Asian Cup challenge alive.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Israeli military strikes Iranian targets in Syria

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s military said on Monday it struck Iranian Quds targets inside Syria and warned Syrian forces not to attack Israeli territory or forces.

Reuters , Africa Jan 20, 2019