10 must-reads for today

Protesters burning the US flag and a US$100 note during a demonstration on the anniversary of the US embassy seizure in Teheran on Sunday.
Protesters burning the US flag and a US$100 note during a demonstration on the anniversary of the US embassy seizure in Teheran on Sunday.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

1 More US sanctions on Iran

The United States announced a new raft of sanctions on Iran yesterday and threatened further action against its old adversary, in a move aimed at pressuring Teheran to curb its nuclear programmes. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic republic "will proudly bypass sanctions".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 06, 2018, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe