Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman

WNM | Jun 13, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib

WNM | Jun 12, 2019 at 10:51 PM

Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday.

Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting

WNM | Jun 12, 2019 at 2:59 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government’s interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard’s future.

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base, Pentagon says

WNM | Jun 11, 2019 at 12:11 AM

Turkey’s F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara’s involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey’s plans to buy Russian air defenses.

China ready for trade talks with East Africa bloc

WNM | Jun 10, 2019 at 2:03 PM

China is ready to negotiate a trade deal with the six-nation East Africa Community (EAC) to address Kenya’s complaints about a huge trade imbalance in favour of the Asian economic giant, China’s ambassador to Nairobi told Reuters.