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Downed Plane’s Black Boxes Will Go to Ukraine, Iranian Media Says

Iran will send to Ukraine the black boxes from the Boeing 737-800 that its military mistakenly shot down shortly after takeoff from an airport in Tehran this month, the official Tasnim News Agency reported on Saturday. A director in [...]

11 Americans Were Hurt in Iranian Strike, Military Says, Contradicting Trump

Eleven American troops were treated for concussions after Iranian missiles struck two Iraqi bases where the servicemembers were stationed, the military said on Thursday, contradicting earlier statements by President Trump that no Americans [...]

White House violated the law by freezing Ukraine aid, GAO says

President Donald Trump. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images */ ]]> The White House budget office violated the law when it froze U.S. military aid to Ukraine, the Government Accountability Office concluded in a new report. President Donald [...]

Robert O’Brien says Trump red line for Iran is killing, harming Americans

They are meant to act as the ultimate deterrent and provide a clear marker that, if crossed, will draw fierce retribution. But “red lines” in American foreign policy over the past decade have often failed to dissuade bad actors, particularly [...]

Ukraine Plane Shot Down Because of Human Error, Iran Says: Live Updates

International pressure had been building on Iran to take responsibility. American and allied officials had said that all intelligence assessments indicated that surface-to-air missiles fired by Iranian military forces had shot down Ukraine [...]

Live Updates: Iran Says Downing of Plane Was ‘Disastrous Mistake’

“We expect Iran to assure its readiness for a full and open investigation, to bring those responsible to justice, to return the bodies of the victims, to pay compensation, and to make official apologies through diplomatic channels,” Mr. [...]

Iran Says It Unintentionally Shot Down Ukrainian Airliner

Suspicions that an Iranian missile had brought down the plane were raised immediately after the crash Wednesday morning — just hours after Iran fired missiles at two bases in Iraq housing American forces. The Iranians asked the National [...]

Spain’s top court says separatist politician stays in prison

MADRID (AP) – Spain’s Supreme Court has ruled that an imprisoned Catalan politician will remain behind bars despite a European court ruling that his election to the European Parliament gave him immunity. A lawyer had requested Oriol [...]

Japan’s justice minister says Carlos Ghosn’s escape inexcusable, vows to beef up immigration checks

TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s justice minister says Carlos Ghosn’s escape inexcusable, vows to beef up immigration checks. Sign up for Daily Newsletters Manage Newsletters Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC. Please read [...]

Japan says Ghosn’s escape inexcusable, orders investigation

TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s justice minister on Sunday called the flight of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn as he awaited trial on financial misconduct charges inexcusable and vowed to beef up immigration checks. Justice Minister Masako [...]