Tag Archives: deal

Syrian president says Russia-Turkey Idlib deal 'temporary'

Syrian president says Russia-Turkey Idlib deal 'temporary'BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday that the Russian-Turkish deal to avert a military offensive in the northwestern province of Idlib is a "temporary one" that prevented bloodshed but that his government's goal is to restore control over all of Syria.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

India quietly seals missile deal with Russia despite U.S. warning

India quietly seals missile deal with Russia despite U.S. warningIndia agreed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 surface to air missile systems on Friday, the two sides said, as New Delhi disregarded U.S. warnings that such a purchase could trigger sanctions under U.S. law. Although there was no public signing, the deal was sealed during President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing visit to New Delhi for an annual summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The United States has said countries trading with Russia’s defence and intelligence sectors would face automatic sanctions under a sweeping legislation called Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Russia, India to sign deal on S-400 air defence systems this week: Kremlin

Russia, India to sign deal on S-400 air defence systems this week: KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin will oversee the signing of a $ 5 billion deal this week to supply Delhi with S-400 air defence systems, a top Kremlin aide said on Tuesday ahead of Putin’s trip to India. “The president is leaving for India on October 4,” Putin’s top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov told reporters. “The key feature of this visit will be the signing of the agreement to deliver S-400 air defence systems,” he said.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Donald Trump Calls Media 'Loco' While Discussing U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal

Donald Trump Calls Media 'Loco' While Discussing U.S.-Mexico Trade DealPresident Donald Trump on Monday called the press "loco" — Spanish for



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Syria rebels deny withdrawing arms from north under deal

Syria rebels deny withdrawing arms from north under dealSyrian rebels on Sunday denied pulling any heavy arms out of a major opposition bastion in the north, as the deadline to implement a demilitarisation deal there draws closer. Regime ally Moscow and rebel backer Ankara agreed earlier in September to create a buffer zone around the opposition stronghold of Idlib that would be free of both jihadists and heavy arms. The deal has so far averted a massive assault on the region by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government, but its implementation is expected to be complex.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Tesla shares jump on Model 3 numbers, Musk deal

Tesla shares jump on Model 3 numbers, Musk dealTesla fans cheered the signs of a manufacturing jump while business analysts said the company needed to fulfil the spirit of the settlement by appointing a strong independent chair and new directors. The electric carmaker’s shares sank last week after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused Musk of securities fraud and sought to ban him from company leadership, pointing to a long drawn-out fight that could have undermined Tesla’s operations and ability to raise capital. Instead, under a settlement announced at the weekend, Tesla and Musk will pay $ 20 million each to the regulator and Musk will step down as chairman but stay as CEO, keeping one of America’s best-known corporate figures in place.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Syria rebel faction rejects Idlib deal

Syria rebel faction rejects Idlib dealA formerly US-backed Syrian rebel group on Saturday rejected a deal between Russia and Turkey to avert a large-scale military assault on rebel-held Idlib province. The deal makes way for a demilitarised zone between rebel and regime-held areas in and around the northwestern governorate, Syria’s last insurgent bastion.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Former Brexit minister Davis says exit deal 80 – 90 percent likely

Former Brexit minister Davis says exit deal 80 - 90 percent likelyBritain’s former Brexit minister David Davis said he thought it was 80 – 90 percent likely that the government will strike an exit deal with the European Union, but warned that he expected talks to go down to the wire.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause sufferingABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But he said that he takes full responsibility and that he — and not Beijing — will have the ultimate say over naming new bishops.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

After Idlib deal, Turkey faces tough task to oust jihadists

After Idlib deal, Turkey faces tough task to oust jihadistsA Russia-Turkey deal may have stopped a regime assault on Syria’s Idlib for now, but analysts are sceptical that rebel backer Ankara can impose it on the jihadists who dominate the area. Under the agreement announced Monday, a demilitarised zone is to be set up aroundIdlib, one of the country’s last major jihadist and rebel bastions on the border with Turkey. “I don’t see how Turkey will be able to impose its will on jihadists,” Syria expert Fabrice Balanche said.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines