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The US sanctions have already damaged Iran's currency, the rial, as oil is Iran's main source of income. The Iranian currency has declined more than two third of its value since May.

Lille (France): Defending champion France is one win away from back-to-back Davis Cup final berths after Lucas Pouille defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautista-Agut 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to give his side a 2-0 lead. Earlier on Friday, Benoit Paire got France off to a strong start by routing an injured Pablo Carreño Busta 7-5, 6-1, …

Moscow: Russian Defence Ministry on Saturday accused the United States of training militants near its base in Syria and instructed them to launch terrorist attacks. According to the ministry’s statement, the information was obtained after the Syrian government troops killed two militants and caught another two near the historic city of Palmyra earlier in the day. …

Washington: US President Donald Trump, responding to speculation that he might be impeached, has warned that the ‘market would crash’ by any such move and ‘everyone would turn poor’. Trump’s comments to Fox & Friends came after his longtime lawyer and aide Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to violating election laws and said he had been directed …

Washington: Greeting India on its 72nd Independence Day, US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Wednesday said a “fellow democracy and a friend” was taking its rightful place as a leading global power with its democratic values and inclusiveness. “On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes …

New Delhi: United States President Donald Trump most likely to be the Chief Guest at the next year’s Republic Day Parade, said reports. The invite was sent to Trump in April and if he accepts it, he will be the second US President to grace the occasion after Barack Obama, who attended India’s Republic Day …

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration has rescinded seven Obama-era policy guidelines that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses. In a joint letter, the Education and Justice Departments said on Tuesday that the guidelines ‘advocate policy preferences and positions beyond the requirements of the Constitution’. “The executive branch cannot …

Tehran: An Iran senior foreign ministry official has said the European countries will soon offer a package to protect Iran’s interest from the 2015 international nuclear deal. “Three European countries and the EU have pledged to propose a package of practical solutions to secure Iran’s interests in the deal,” said Abbas Araqchi, a Deputy Foreign Minister, …