Iranian media say six people have been sentenced to 10 years prison for spying and cooperating with the United States. They include an Iranian-American businessman and his 80-year-old father, who also has dual citizenship. We have continually raised the plight of all US citizens who we believe are unjustly detained Mark Toner US State Department spokesman Siamak Namazi, who is in his mid-40s, was arrested a year ago while he was visiting his family in Tehran. Born in Iran and educated in the US, he worked as a business consultant in Iran for several years, most recently for Crescent Petroleum, an energy company in the United Arab Emirates. His father Baquer was detained last February after coming to Iran to try to secure his son’s release. Baquer Namazi worked for UNICEF in several countries, and was a provincial governor in Iran under the former shah’s regime. Washington has said it is deeply concerned at the reports and has called for all Americans held in Iran to … [Read more...] about Iran jails American-Iranian father and son for 10 years for ‘spying’
Expanding its V-series phones in India, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is all set to launch Vivo V17. The handset will be launched at an event in New Delhi on December 9 at 12pm. Vivo has revealed some of the key features of the upcoming Vivo V17. These include 4,500mAh battery, 48MP quad rear camera and a 32MP front camera. How to watch the event livestream As stated above, the company has scheduled an event in New Delhi on December 9 at 12pm. The launch event will be broadcasted live on Vivo India’s social media platforms. Those interested can watch the live webcast on the company’s Facebook page via this link. Vivo V17: Likey specs Vivo is teasing the smartphone with the tagline ‘Clear as real’. This means that the major highlight of the device is its camera. As confirmed by the company, Vivo V17 will come with a 32MP camera at the front with ‘Super Night Mode’ for selfies. On the rear side, the phone will feature a quad lens setup.Vivo has … [Read more...] about Vivo V17 with 48MP AI quad camera camera to launch in India on December 9: How to watch the livestream
Video PlayerClose FARAH, Afghanistan, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Five militants have been confirmed dead as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in the western Farah province on Sunday, an army spokesman Abdul Ghafar Nuristani said. The operation, according to the official, was launched in the wee hours of Sunday in Kariz Barikzai village outside the provincial capital Farah city early morning killing five insurgents on the spot. A number of arms and ammunitions were also discovered during the raids, the official asserted. No security personnel or civilians had been hurt during the crackdown which lasted for few hours, Nuristani said. Taliban militants who are active in parts of the relatively troubled Farah province with Farah city as its capital 695 km west of Kabul have yet to make comment. … [Read more...] about Afghan forces kill 5 militants in western province
New Delhi: Popular reality show 'Bigg Boss 13', hosted by Salman Khan, is turning out to be a blockbuster season with many interesting twists and turns introduce by the makers. However, last night's (7th December) 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode of 'Bigg Boss 13' turned out to be a huge shock for contestants as well as viewers as host Salman Khan revealed some unknown details about Rashami Desai's beau Arhaan Khan's personal life. During the episode, Salman asked Rashami if she knows about Arhaan's marriage and child! 6 x-rays aur 2 fractures! Kya ho gaya hai yeh ghar ka mahaul! @Vivo_India @BeingSalmanKhan #WeekendKaVaar #BiggBoss13 #BB13 pic.twitter.com/hcCmCaodzP — COLORS (@ColorsTV) December 7, 2019 Rashami was shell-shocked with the revelation and shared that she wasn't aware about anything related to Arhaan's marriage and child. Rashami revealed that she got a hint about Arhaan's marriage from someone however he declined the same when she confronted her. Whereas, she was … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss 13: Fans Trend #StayStrongRashami As Salman Reveals That Arhaan Is Married, Has Kid!
Video PlayerClose Actors (L to R) Yang Shuo, Gao Yalin, Shao Feng, Yu Zhen, Zhang Xiaolong and Hou Changrong attend the opening ceremony of the 1st Annual China Canada Television Festival in Toronto, Canada, Feb. 23, 2019. The 1st Annual China Canada Television Festival 2019 was launched in Toronto's Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Saturday night. The three-day festival is jointly organized by CTAA (China TV Artists Association), Xinflix Media and CCAAF with the aim to promote the cultural exchange between the two countries. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next … [Read more...] about 1st Annual China Canada Television Festival 2019 launched in Toronto
Video PlayerClose HANGZHOU, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- Premium fashion brands including Burberry will debut their new coutures next month at a fashion show on the picturesque Broken Bridge, the organizers said Friday. As a key event of Alibaba's annual Taobao Maker Festival, the fashion show is scheduled to kick off on Sept. 12 on the iconic West Lake in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province. Streetwear brands and independent designers will capture the latest fashion trends of young Chinese people with their new collections and limited editions for the show. Top stars from home and abroad have been invited to show the unique charm of oriental aesthetics on the floating T-stage, dressed in costumes that highlight the elements of Chinese national treasures. Chris Tung, chief marketing officer at Alibaba Group, said the grand show will innovatively bring together global fashion and traditional Chinese culture. The first Broken Bridge fashion show was held last year at the Taobao Maker … [Read more...] about Fashion brands to hit catwalk at Taobao Maker Festival