Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Iran stops oil sales to British and French companies Iran has stopped selling crude to British and French companies, the oil ministry said on Sunday. "Exporting crude to British and French companies has been stopped ... we will sell our oil to new customers," spokesman Alireza Nikzad was quoted as saying by ... 03/5/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Iran stops crude oil sales to UK and France Iran on Sunday halted oil sales to Britain and France in retaliation against EU sanctions. According to Iranian spokesman Ali Reza Nikzad Rahbar: "Exporting crude to British and French companies ... will not be affected if Iran stops selling oil to member ... 02/19/2012 - 2:33 pm | View Link
Iran stops oil exports to Britain, France in retaliation for EU sanctions "Oil sales to British and French companies have ceased," spokesman Ali Reza Nikzad Rahbar said in a statement on the ministry's official website. "We have taken steps to deliver our oil to other countries in the place of British and French companies," he said. 02/19/2012 - 4:13 am | View Link
Iran stops oil sales to British and French firms Iran has stopped selling crude to British and French companies, the oil ministry said on Sunday, in a retaliatory measure against fresh EU sanctions on the Islamic state's lifeblood, oil. Exporting crude to British and French companies has been stopped .. 02/19/2012 - 3:40 am | View Link
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Lawmakers pledged to put President Nicolas Maduro on trial after a court friendly to his administration Thursday blocked the opposition’s campaign to recall the deeply unpopular president.
A day of fiery speeches was briefly thrown into chaos in the afternoon when dozens of red-shirted protesters who had been heckling lawmakers outside the capitol since the morning burst onto the floor.
The protesters began to file out of the building after Socialist party leader Jorge Rodriguez called on them to leave, leading the opposition to charge that Rodriguez was directing the protest.
Legal action against the president would throw the country further into a constitutional crisis, but would probably not prevail as the administration controls the courts and other major institutions.
Last week’s ruling suspending the recall vote drew condemnation from the U.
Lithuania's political newcomers, representing an agrarian union, claimed victory after Sunday's runoff in parliamentary elections as voters turned their backs on the ruling Social Democrats, blamed for being unable to revive a sluggish economy and held responsible for a sharp rise in prices following the adoption of the euro.
The Peasants and Green Union, led by 46-year-old millionaire farmer Ramunas Karbauskis were expected to end up with 56 seats in the 141-member Parliament, according to preliminary results provided by the Central Electoral Committee, in the biggest victory by a single party in 20 years.
The conservative Homeland Union-Christian Democrats would have 30 seats, while the incumbent ruling party, the Social Democrats, would take 18 seats, the preliminary results show.
Both government and opposition parties had promised to raise living standards in the country of 2.9 million.
Nashua police said confirmation of the victim's identity will be completed by the Massachusetts Medical Examiner's office.
Police say they received a citizen report Friday night about personal items found near an open storm drain, leading authorities to believe Goulet fell down the drain.
BBC NewsUS election 2016: We are behind, says Trump campaignBBC NewsThe Donald Trump campaign has admitted the Republican lags behind Hillary Clinton with just over two weeks to go before Americans cast their votes. "We are behind. She has some advantages," said his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who added: