Oklahoma City police officer shoots, kills man holding stick
Le Pen's Top Aide Resigns As Internal Party Crisis Deepens
South Africa to trial 4-day test vs. Zimbabwe in December
Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea
Japan PM says time for N Korea dialogue is over
Iran Sentences US National to Jail for 'Spying'
17 July 2017, 12:20 | Darnell Patrick
An Iranian court has sentenced a Chinese-American scholar to 10 years in prison on "infiltration" charges, Iran's judicial spokesman said Sunday.
"An American dual nationality agent, having the U.S. nationality and one more (nationality) from another European country, who entered Iran through a special kind of influence, was arrested by Ministry of Intelligence", spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said, according to state media outlet IRNA, the Islamic Republic News Agency.
It was not immediately clear whether Mohseni Ejei was referring to Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese citizen with permanent U.S. residency, who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $4.2mn after he was found guilty of collaborating against the state, according to his US-based lawyer who spoke to reporters in September. "If he secures bail, he will be released".
Wang, a history student studying 19th- and early-20th-century Eurasian history, is one of several Americans in Iranian custody, including Iranian-American art gallery manager Karan Vafadari and his wife, and Iranian-American art gallery manager Karan Vafadari. "All U.S.citizens, especially dual nationals considering travel to Iran, should carefully read our latest travel warning".
"This american spy's mission was to collect information and secret documents" about Iran, said the agency, which adds that he was arrested on 8 August 2016.
"We call for the immediate release of all USA citizens unjustly detained in Iran so they can return to their families", it added.
"Xiyue Wang is a remarkable, linguistically gifted graduate student", Kotkin said. He was in Iran last summer exclusively for the goal of doing scholarly research on the administrative and cultural history of the late Qajar dynasty in connection with his PhD dissertation.
Marathon men Kubot and Melo win Wimbledon doubles crown
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina beat the Wimbledon curfew with a resounding victory in the women's doubles final. The match lasted 4 hours, 40 minutes, only 21 minutes shorter than the longest men's doubles final in history.
United Kingdom : 27 contact lenses found in woman's eye
With the discovery, the patient's cataract surgery was pushed back as she had a higher risk of contracting endophthalmitis . After she found that her eye has been harbouring 27 contact lenses, she was just as shocked as the doctors were.
Per Cent of French Approve of President Trump Visit
When he was asked these questions about the Paris agreement , Trump did not confirm or deny entering back into the agreement. Macron became France's youngest president when he won a runoff against far-right opponent Marine Le Pen in April.
Charlie Ward Knocked Out With A Throw At UFC Glasgow
Danny Henry rallied from behind in his debut to secure a unanimous decision win over Daniel Teymur after a hellish three rounds. England's Galore Bofando pulled off a freakish knockout when he stopped Charlie Ward at UFC Glasgow.
Amazon 'Anytime' messenger touted as an all-in-one app
Known as Anytime , the app could supposedly handle SMS, video calling, voice calls, stickers, games, photos, and oh, so much more. The biggest hurdle of any new messaging service is getting people to use it when no one they know is using it.
Nokia 8 with Snapdragon 835 to launch on July 31
A Scandinavian retailer has allegedly claimed that the phone will go on sale on July 31, and with a price tag of approx Rs 43,415. Whether HMD Global plans to release the Nokia 9 as a separate flagship or that it is a canceled device is yet to be known.