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presstv-'uk ministers agree to higher eu divorce bill'

senior british ministers, including foreign secretary boris johnson, have agreed to higher the eu divorce bill, also called brexit financial settlement, in order to reach a final deal with the european union, according to sources.  the uk ministers have agreed to offer more money to brussels as part of brexit negotiations in an attempt to move forward on trade talks with the eu which are due in december, reports said on tuesday.a government official told afp that the ministers held a cabinet sub-committee meeting on monday night where they agreed to increase britain's offer of a financial settlement, but said "no numbers" were discussed."it remains our position that nothing's agreed until everything's agreed in negotiations with the ...




presstv-iran says looking for new eu oil clients

iran says it is negotiating with new european clients to sell its crude oil.marziyeh shahadaei, the country’s acting petroleum minister, was quoted by media as saying that the move would be part of iran’s policy to increase oil exports specifically to europe.shahadaei also suggested that this could be in response to recent declines in purchases by iran’s asian clients.she nonetheless emphasized that those declines had not had any adverse effect on the country’s oil exports. “the fact that certain asian clients have decreased their purchases from iran never means that iran’s export capability has been undermined,” shahadaei was quoted by tasnim news agency as saying.“once our new negotiations succeed, the share of european cl...




presstv-china urges talks after trump blacklists north korea

china has reiterated the importance of dialog to resolve the tensions over north korea’s weapons program following the re-labeling of pyongyang as a “state sponsor of terrorism” by us president donald trump.“we still hope all relevant parties can contribute to easing tensions, that the relevant parties can resume talks and (adopt) the correct track to resolving the korean peninsula issue through dialog and consultation,” china’s foreign ministry spokesman lu kang said on tuesday. “more should be done in that regard.”beijing has put forth a “double freeze” approach to resolving the crisis, calling for the us to freeze its annual war games with south korea in exchange for north korea halting its weapons programs.trump on m...




presstv-iran, russia, turkey military chiefs meet in sochi

military chiefs of iran, russia and turkey have held trilateral talks in the russian black sea resort city of sochi to coordinate a common counter-terrorism strategy in syria.the meeting took place on tuesday, with the presence of chief of staff of the iranian armed forces major general mohammad baqeri, russia’s chief of the general staff general valery gerasimov, and turkish chief of general staff hulusi akar, the tass news agency reported.the talks, which were held on general baqeri’s proposal, came following the recent liberation of the last areas held by the daesh terror group in both syria and iraq.speaking on the sidelines, gerasimov said, “i expect that today we will find common approaches to continue further work in the syrian ...




presstv-human rights advocate gunned down in mexico

a top mexican human rights advocate and his son have been killed in an attack in northern mexico.silvestre de la toba was killed in the northern state of baja california sur on monday night when attackers with assault rifles ambushed his car and opened fire on him and his family, the mexican prosecutor’s office said in a statement.toba and one of his sons were killed while his wife and daughter sustained wounds in the attack.the two are in serious condition in the hospital.toba was the president of the human rights commission in baja california sur.in a statement, mexico’s national human rights commission condemned the attack and de...




presstv-peace in syria: a dream coming true

russia's president vladimir putin (r) shakes hands with his syrian counterpart bashar al-assad during a meeting in sochi on november 20, 2017. (afp)presidents of iran and turkey will meet their russian counterpart in the city of sochi on ...




presstv-indian farmers demand freedom from debt, better prices

munawar zamanpress tv, new delhitens of thousands of farmers have rallied in the indian capi...




presstv-massive fire prompts evacuations in michigan

a massive fire raged on monday night near auburn hills, michigan, about 56 kilometers north of detroit.local media said the fire may have involved a high pressure gas ...




presstv-18 detained after beijing apartment fire

the beijing police have detained 18 suspects in association with a fire in an apartment that killed 19 people on saturday.the fire broke out at a three-story apartment building in xinjian village of daxing d...




presstv-israeli forces clash with draft protesters

israeli forces on monday tried to disperse ultra-orthodox protesters demonstrating against conscription in bnei brak.several hundred demonstrators blocked the traffic, while police tried to disperse the crowds by deploying water cannons.dozens of people were reportedly arrested with two officers and 12 protesters left injured...




presstv-‘irgc, hezbollah bringing back stability to mideast’

the islamic revolution guards corps (irgc), lebanon’s hezbollah resistance movement, the syrian army and the iraqi popular mobilization forces plus russia are the main elements bringing back security and stability to the middle east, says an analyst.“this was the irgc, iran and its allies that brought back stability to this most important region of the world that sends most energy supplies throughout the world,” mostafa khoshcheshm told press tv on tuesday.“if people in the united states or china are buying gas for some certain prices for each gallon and they are not buying it for 100 dollars per gallon, it is because of the lives that have been lost in the war against isil (daesh) and other terrorist gro...




presstv-white house seeks full implementation of travel ban

the white house has asked the us supreme court to allow president donald trump’s latest travel ban to take full effect.the white house request came on tuesday after an appeals court in california ruled last week that only parts of the travel ban could be enacted.the trump administration argued that the latest travel ban differs from the previous orders “both in process and in substance.”  it said the president’s executive order is based on national security objectives and not religious animus.the latest travel ban was announced on september 24 and replaced two previous versions that had been impeded by federal courts.presstv-trump releases expanded travel bancitizens of chad, iran, libya, north korea, somalia, syria, venezuela and...




presstv-thailand seeks to prosecute ousted pm in absentia

thailand is seeking to prosecute ousted prime minister thaksin shinawatra for graft under a law that allows politicians to be tried in absentia, an official said on tuesday, months after thaksin’s sister was sentenced to jail in her absence.thailand is divided broadly between those backing thaksin and his sister, former prime minister yingluck shinawatra, whose government was removed in a 2014 coup, and the elite in the capital bangkok.a former commerce minister and member of yingluck’s puea thai party that was ousted in the coup said the planned prosecution of thaksin was politically motivated.the former telecommunications tycoon was ousted in a 2006 coup and has since lived in self-imposed exile to avoid a graft conviction.separate cas...




presstv-honduran president eyes reelection amid gang crackdown

after a first term during which he hit back at violent gangs terrorizing much of honduras, president juan orlando hernandez is seeking reelection on sunday with promises to cement the security gains and attract investment.his bid has drawn unease, however, not least because it was only made possible by the supreme court two years ago overruling a ban in the constitution on a second term for presidents.his two main rivals, luis zelaya and salvador nasralla, accuse him of preparing electoral fraud on sunday through his sway over key institutions, including the electoral tribunal, the agency in charge of voter identification, and the police and army.luis zelaya, presidential candidate in honduras for the opposition liberal party, delivers a ...




presstv-italian serie a: sampdoria 3-2 juventus

defending serie a champions juventus have slumped to a 3-2 away loss at sampdoria, ahead of their wednesday champions league clash against barcelona.on sunday, the hosts broke the deadlock six minutes into the second half through duvan zapata, before lucas torreira and karol linetty got their names on the score-sheet to give their side a comfortable cushion.the bianconeri...




presstv-us sanctions iranian, german firms for ‘irgc links’

in yet another hostile measure against tehran, the us has slapped sanctions on several individuals and companies for their alleged links with iran’s islamic revolution guards corps (irgc).according to a statement issued by the us treasury department on monday, two iranian companies and their directors were placed on the latest sanctions list. it also included two german firms.the statement accused the individuals and companies of circumventing european export restrictions in order to provide supplies and equipment to the irgc.the statement alleged that iranian national reza heidari and mahmoud seif had used the companies -- forent technik and printing trading center in frankfurt, and rayan printing and tejarat almas mobin holding in tehra...




presstv-naft-o-gaz gachsaran beaten in asian handball c'ship

the iranian naft-o-gaz gachsaran handball team has sustained its first loss at the preliminary round of the 2017 asian men's club league handball championship in india.on monday, the iranian squad went down to al-duhail of qatar 29-36 in its opening group a match at the kotla vijay bhaskar reddy indoor stadium in the southern indian city of hyderabad.the iranian sportsmen will take on counterparts from sharjah club in their second encounter of the tournament on thursday.‌the 2017 asian cl...




presstv-zimbabwe’s former vp urges president mugabe to resign

zimbabwe’s former vice president, emmerson mnangagwa, has urged president robert mugabe to resign, amid continued uncertainty over the political fate of the african country.“the people of zimbabwe have spoken with one voice and it is my appeal to president mugabe that he should take heed of this clarion call by the people of zimbabwe to resign, so that the country can move forward and preserve his legacy,” mnangagwa said in a statement on tuesday.mnangagwa, who is widely expected to take over from mugabe as president, fled zimbabwe shortly after being sacked by the president from the ruling party early this month.mnangagwa, who is believed to be in south africa, said he had been invited by mugabe to return home but added that he would ...




presstv-iraq's oil exports from southern fields near record

the latest figures show that oil exports from fields in southern iraq have reached a record level of 150,000 barrels per day (bpd) over the past few weeks.figures released by reuters show that exports from southern iraqi fields over the first 20 days of november averaged about 3.50 million bpd, up 150,000 bpd from october.the increase followed a decline in output in northern iraq since mid-october, when iraqi forces took back control of fields from kurdish fighters. iraq had previously said southern exports would rise to make up the shortfall, although some in the industry were skeptical this would be possible, the report added.the rise brings southern exports within a whisker of the record high of 3.51 million bpd seen in december 2016, the...




presstv-russia detects radioactivity, confirming european readings

russia has reported “extremely high” concentrations of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 in the country, confirming european readings of such contamination in the air.“probes of radioactive aerosols from monitoring stations argayash and novogorny were found to contain radioisotope ru-106” between september 25 and october 1, russia’s rosgidromet hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring service declared on monday.according to the federal service, the highest concentration was registered at the station in argayash, a village in the chelyabinsk region in the southern urals, which had “extremely high pollution” of ru-106, exceeding natural pollution levels by 986 times.ru-106 is a product of splitting atoms in a reactor, wh...