Top Diplomats From US and Iran at UN on Iran Nuclear Deal
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif are scheduled to address a U.N. Security Council meeting Tuesday on the implementation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – the accord that the Trump administration pulled out of more than two years ago.
Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling Raises Stakes for Election
Supporters of abortion rights are elated, foes of abortion dismayed and angry, but they agree on one consequence of the Supreme Court's first major abortion ruling since President Donald Trump took office: The upcoming election is crucial to their cause.
Support for Putin Wanes in His Former Russian Stronghold
In 2011, the industrial city of Nizhny Tagil was dubbed 'Putingradâ€ for its residents' fervent support for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Corona Pandemic Delays Yahoo Japan, Line Merger Past October
Online services Yahoo Japan and Line Corp. said Tuesday the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is causing delays that will push back their merger to later than the scheduled October date.
Norwegian Air Cancels Order for 97 Boeing Aircraft
Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said Tuesday it has cancelled its 97 outstanding orders for planes from U.S. manufacturer Boeing.
Singapore Election Campaign Begins, PM's Brother Not Running
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's estranged brother is not running in next month's general election but said Tuesday he hopes to be a 'catalyst for change” as campaigning began.
Scandinavian Airlines Gets $1.5 Billion to Survive Crisis
Scandinavian Airlines said Tuesday it is getting an aid package worth 14.25 billion kronor ($1.5 billion) after an agreement with its main shareholders, securing the carrier's survival amid the COVID-19 crisis.
2 Indian Workers Killed in Pharmaceutical Plant's Gas Leak
At least two workers were killed and four others sickened by a gas that leaked from a pharmaceutical plant Tuesday in an Indian industrial city where another fatal gas leak occurred less than two months ago.
Asia Today: India's Virus Cases, Deaths Surge Again
India on Tuesday reported more than 18,000 new virus cases and 400 deaths after an Indian company said it would start clinical trials of a potential vaccine.
Iran Journalist Who Fueled 2017 Protests Sentenced to Death
Iran sentenced a once-exiled journalist to death over his online work that helped inspire nationwide economic protests that began at the end of 2017, authorities said Tuesday.