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Links for International News of the Day

Links for International News of the Day

We hope the Links for International News of the Day will help you stay abreast of happenings in the broader world that may affect your corner of it.

China

China and U.S. agree to meet in October for trade negotiations: Chinese Ministry of Commerce. CNBC.

Top IT official names China as main cyber threat to U.S. The Hill.

Trump: U.S. does not want to discuss Huawei with China. Reuters.

Huawei says U.S. enticing, coercing staff to provide company info. Reuters.

Iran

U.S. announces new Iran sanctions, offers $15 million reward for information on shipping network. Washington Post.

U.S. confirms cash offer to tanker captains to seize Iranian vessels. Free Beacon.

Iran mocks U.S. after it reportedly tried and failed to pay off oil tanker. Newsweek.

U.S. will not provide waivers for Iran credit line plan: official. Reuters.

U.S. blacklists ‘oil for terror’ ship network as it raises pressure on IRGC. Reuters.

Iran says it would stick to nuclear deal for $15 billion European oil credit. Times of Israel.

Trump administration cool to French plan for $15 billion Iranian credit line: officials. Reuters.

Iran gives Europe two more months to save nuclear deal. Reuters.

Iran will ‘set aside’ curbs on nuclear research and development, Rouhani says. Washington Post.

Iran to develop centrifuges for faster uranium enrichment. Reuters.

Woman sets herself on fire after being charged for illegally entering football match in Iran. The Telegraph.

Securing the 2020 U.S. Election

Top NSA cyber official points to ransomware attacks as key threat to 2020 elections. The Hill.

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security. Reuters.

Phone numbers for as many as 419 million Facebook users were reportedly found sitting online in a file where anybody could have found them. Business Insider.

Afghanistan

As U.S. outlines draft Taliban deal, Pentagon chief provides few details. Reuters.

U.K. Brexit Blocking ‘No-Deal’

U.K. lawmakers pass bill to block ‘no deal’ Brexit in second blow to Boris Johnson. The Hill.

Snap election on horizon after U.K. lawmakers vote to block ‘no-deal’ Brexit. Reuters.

Bangladesh

Bans mobile phones for 1m Rohingya refugees. Economist.

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