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
UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. 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
A Look At International Relations From A Russian Viewpoint - Worldcrunch Nuclear Disarmament Resource Collection - Nuclear Threat Initiative 08/26/2016 - 10:42 am | View Link
Iran still faces sanctions despite nuclear deal - Kuwait News Agency TEHRAN, Aug 25 (KUNA) -- Iran's Deputy Foreign ... faces partial international sanctions despite the nuclear deal signed with the P5+1 and the EU. 08/25/2016 - 3:10 pm | View Link
CRH sees green shoots in Europe, Playtech profits fall - Digital Look ... transatlantic battle over alleged EU targeting ... consultation in two weeks on sanctions against ... – Guardian Iran has expressed ... 08/24/2016 - 2:47 pm | View Link
WPP 2016 Interim Results - KHQ Right Now WPP 2016 Interim Results - WMBF 08/24/2016 - 7:46 am | View Link
2Q 2016: PR Up 3% As WPP 'Grinds Out Growth' - Holmes Report ... notably around Brexit and the EU, along with ... In addition maybe Cuba and even Iran (despite the continuing effective impact of sanctions, ... 08/24/2016 - 5:23 am | View Link
Federica Mogherini Issues Statement on Next Steps for EU Sanctions on Iran A year after the conclusion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, Federica Mogherini, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, issued a statement on the progress to date and the next steps for EU ... 08/22/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
U.S., EU Sanctions Slam Into Russia, With No Relief In Sight Russia is one of two major oil producing countries to have felt the brunt of Western economic sanctions. Iran, who suffered for years under Western sanctions due to Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, emerged from sanctions in January, but not unscathed. 08/19/2016 - 8:27 pm | View Link
Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia "This is and remains the yardstick for the future of the sanctions," Merkel said ... as long as all sides respect the temporary truce. U.S. says payment to Iran used as leverage for prisoners' release WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Thursday ... 08/18/2016 - 7:59 pm | View Link
Iran fails to supply petchems to EU due to banking problems Iran’s petrochemical export to Europe is facing problems due to banking problems, Fariborz Karimaei, deputy head of Iranian Association of Petrochemical Industry Corporation, said. Some eight months pass from removal of international sanctions ... 08/15/2016 - 9:35 am | View Link
Iranian oil tankers resume shipping to EU ports Before the implementation of JCPOA, Iran was facing barriers in international markets, said Saeednejad adding that Iranian oil tankers and ships restarted their international activities after lifting of sanctions. Iran finalized the classification of its ... 08/14/2016 - 9:56 pm | View Link
EU AND US IRAN SANCTIONS • Legal sources of EU and US Iran Sanctions legislation referred to in this text are either hyperlinked or can be found on the Iran Sanctions websites maintained and 08/24/2016 - 11:34 am | View Website
Information Note on EU sanctions to be lifted under the ... Information Note on EU sanctions to be lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Brussels, 23 January 2016 08/23/2016 - 4:29 pm | View Website
Sanctions | Iran Watch Who is Left? Hundreds of entities removed from blacklists on Implementation Day . Updated April 29, 2016. Iran and the P5+1 announced on January 16, 2016 that Iran ... 08/23/2016 - 4:26 am | View Website
Germany: EU Iran Sanctions Don’t Prohibit Hamburg Bank ... BERLIN – The German government last week denied that German authorities plan to pull the plug on the Hamburg-based Iranian EIH bank (Europaeisch- Iranische ... 08/22/2016 - 7:57 pm | View Website
Notice to Exporters: 2016/05: EU ends economic and ... Notice to Exporters: 2016/05: EU ends economic and financial nuclear-related sanctions against Iran 08/22/2016 - 12:26 pm | View Website
The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war. FARC leader Rodrigo Londono made the announcement Sunday in Havana,
AMATRICE, Italy — Italian authorities are pledging to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week’s earthquake in Italy.
 rescue workers pressed on with the task of recovering bodies from the rubble, with hopes of finding any more survivors virtually vanished four days after the powerful, magnitude 6.2 quake.
The Civil Protection agency, which combines the figures it receives from different provinces affected by the quake, said the number is lower than the previous toll of 291 dead due to a correction in the numbers from the province of Rieti, where most of the victims died.
The quake that struck before dawn Wednesday also injured nearly 400 people as it flattened three medieval towns near the rugged Apennines.
The two brothers charged in the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge were convicted felons out on parole — prime examples of the judicial system's inability to stop habitual offenders, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a Sunday news conference. "When will enough be enough?" Johnson
The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war.
Much has been made of Donald Trump's problems with a few voting groups - female voters, blacks and Hispanics, and young voters, in particular. And, to be sure, they are all problems. But relatively speaking, his biggest problem actually appears to be with a different group: Catholics. Yes, the
Donald Trump isn't making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign positions. Across the Sunday news shows, a parade of Trump stand-ins, led by vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, couldn't say whether Trump was sticking with