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U.S. whiskey exporters struggle after year of EU tariffs

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 10:07am
When Europe's tariffs on U.S. whiskey hit in June 2018, craft distillery Mountain Laurel Spirits LLC lost 10% of its sales overnight as its European distributor simply stopped buying its award-winning Dad's Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey.

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 9:41am
Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters.

Iranian tanker expected to leave Gibraltar late Sunday: Iran's envoy to UK

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 9:25am
The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran's ambassador to Britain said, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further.

Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 9:25am
Gibraltar refused a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law.

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 9:25am
Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sunday.

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:07am
Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said.

No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister: UK government source

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 6:29am
Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government's negotiations with the European Union, a government source said on Sunday.

Leaked Brexit documents show worst-case scenario: minister

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 6:25am
Leaked British government documents warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit are based on a worst-case scenario, said Michael Gove, the minister in charge of coordinating preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal.

Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 6:19am
Before Yemen's war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region.

Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 6:12am
Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passing into history.

No more spending excuses for Merkel as investment bottlenecks ease

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 5:45am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fended off growing calls for more fiscal stimulus by citing the slow outflow of existing federal funds - but data suggests the money is indeed being used up as local authority bottlenecks gradually clear.

Islamic state claims responsibility for wedding suicide attack in Kabul

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 5:33am
Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Kabul on Saturday.

Gibraltar says leaked Brexit warnings out of date and wrong

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 4:56am
Leaked warnings about Gibraltar's ability to cope with a no-deal Brexit are wrong and out of date, the British territory said after the Sunday Times reported official planning documents.

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:34pm
A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal.

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:09pm
Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States.

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 9:26pm
Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart.

Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed amid economic crisis

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:52pm
Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week.

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Times, citing official documents

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:19pm
Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show.

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 5:16pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one.

Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 1:40pm
Indian security forces injured at least six people on Saturday in Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, as several protests broke out against New Delhi's revocation of the region's autonomy last week.