Trump extended the embargo on oil supplies from Iran

US President Donald Trump has extended the embargo on oil supplies from Iran, first imposed in 2012, according to a document distributed by the White house, Free News reports. “I have determined… that there is a sufficient …

Uzbekistan pledges huge investments in troubled exclave

The government in Uzbekistan has pledged dozens of millions of dollars in investments in an exclave rocked by unrest this week, but simultaneously appointed a top policeman as head of the district, signaling concern over potential for more …

Russia praises 'solid results' with Turkey

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Thursday praised Russian-Turkish cooperation in Syria for having "solid results", Anadolu agency reports. Zakharova spoke at a video conference in Moscow and responded to …

Belarusian president appoints new PM

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed Roman Golovchenko, the chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee, as the country’s new prime minister, the BelTA news agency reported. Lukashenko said that he had …