Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airliner ‘unintentionally’

Iran has admitted that its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 people onboard, after days of rejecting western intelligence reports that pointed to Tehran being responsible. A military statement came on Saturday morning via state TV, with “human error” blamed for the downing of Ukraine International …

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Trump: China trade deal signed Jan 15 or shortly after

US President Donald Trump, who announced last month that the Phase 1 trade deal with China would be signed on Jan 15, said on Thursday the agreement could instead be signed “shortly thereafter”. In an interview with the ABC TV affiliate in Toledo, Ohio, Trump said: “We’re going to be signing on …

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