Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a Friday prayers sermon that Iran's missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq showed it had divine support in delivering a "slap on the face" to a world power. [Source]
Indonesia's health minister defended the country's screening process for coronavirus on Thursday and said the absence of confirmed cases in the world's fourth-most populous nation was a "blessing from the Almighty".
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro embraced the currency of his bitter rival the United States on Sunday, calling it an "escape valve" that can help the country weather its economic crisis amid U.S. sanctions aimed at forcing him from power.
India's main financial crime-fighting agency is investigating Philip Morris International Inc and its Indian partner Godfrey Phillips for alleged violation of laws in India, a senior directorate source told Reuters on Thursday.