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
Rouhani: EU willing to expand Iran ties The accord, which took effect in January, ended decades of economic sanctions against Iran in exchange for restrictions on its nuclear program. On Monday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said an Iranian delegation composed of deputy foreign ministers are to hold ... 10/26/2016 - 3:24 am | View Link
Iran welcomes EU’s plan of enhanced diplomatic relations celebrated the landmark deal that Tehran agreed to cut its nuclear enrichment program and its enriched uranium stockpile in exchange for international sanctions relief. “The Iran Nuclear Agreement was a big achievement for European and international ... 10/25/2016 - 6:53 pm | View Link
Iran, EU ‘to hold general talks in Brussels’ “Today, with the removal of the sanctions, the two sides are engaging in recurrent consultations in different areas,” he said. Iran has been invited to hold talks with Europe on higher levels, he said, and added that such negotiations would take place ... 10/24/2016 - 3:25 am | View Link
Syria Daily: EU Divided Over Sanctions v. Russia Britain, France, and Germany are pressing for sanctions on the Russians ... especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for ... 10/22/2016 - 8:03 pm | View Link
EU refuses to issue explicit threat of sanctions against Russia Iran Press TV Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:10AM The European Union has refrained from issuing an explicit threat of sanctions against Russia for supporting the Syrian government, amid divisions within the 28-member bloc over any such measure. EU leaders, who had ... 10/21/2016 - 8:36 pm | View Link
Sanctions | Iran Watch Who is Left? Hundreds of entities removed from blacklists on Implementation Day Updated August 23, 2016. Iran and the P5+1 announced on January 16, 2016 that Iran had ... 10/21/2016 - 1:53 pm | View Website
International Sanctions on Iran The United States, United Nations, and European Union have levied multiple sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program since the International Atomic Energy Association ... 10/21/2016 - 2:26 am | View Website
Iran Sanctions Relief and Further EU Regulatory ... Lifting of Iran Sanctions. Introduction On 16 January 2016 (“Implementation Day”), the majority of the European Union’s (“EU”) economic/financial sanctions ... 10/20/2016 - 8:03 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 ... 10/19/2016 - 7:53 pm | View Website
Sanctions against Iran Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed economic sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to include firms dealing with the ... 10/19/2016 - 11:25 am | View Website
Sale or no sale, Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered communications service tries to broaden its appeal to more people and advertisers.
The company is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings on Thursday, and analysts are expecting lukewarm results along with a dismissal of takeover rumors.
A new parent — whether that's Google (huh?), Salesforce (who?) or Disney (hmm) — could inject fresh life into a 10-year-old company that's never turned a profit and remains confounding to many people.
 Instagram no longer presents feeds chronologically; they are now sorted much like Facebook's news feed, using some secret formula known only to Facebook.
YouTube hardly had any ads when Google bought it; now, ads are so prevalent that YouTube is able to charge $10 a month for an ad-free version called Red.
Instagram has also inserted ads into users' feeds of perfectly composed snapshots featuring everything from cappuccino foam to seafoam.
Jonathan Cowperthwait, a Twitter user since 2008, said he'd be worried if Google bought Twitter because the online search giant "is the worst" at social services that aim to foster online interactions, beyond email.
Would Twitter become a business product, used for customer service and marketing instead of revolutions, neo-Nazi memes and political outbursts?
Walt Disney's reputation as a squeaky-clean, family-friendly company is perhaps the clearest antithesis to Twitter's soul, as many users see it — even though Disney is much bigger than Mickey Mouse and owns ABC, Marvel and the "Star Wars" franchise, among other properties.
A Philippine government report says Abu Sayyaf militants pocketed at least 353 million pesos ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the year and have turned to abducting foreign sailors as military offensives restrict their mobility.
International Business TimesWho Is Prince Mikasa? World's Oldest Royal And Uncle Of Japanese Emperor Akihito Dies At 100International Business TimesPrince Mikasa Japanese Prince Mikasa waves to well-wishers during a public appearance for a New Year celebration at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo, Jan.
Voice of AmericaUS, Japan, South Korea Want to Pressure North Korea on Nuclear ProgramVoice of AmericaFILE - South Koreans watch a television broadcasting a satellite image of the nuclear facility in North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend.
A Yangon historic-preservation group says Myanmar's largest city and commercial capital is facing its "last best chance" to save many crumbling architectural treasures dating back to the days when Myanmar was the British colony of Burma.
Washington PostFrench authorities declare the Calais migrant camp emptyWashington PostCALAIS, France — The grim camp known as “the jungle,” a symbol of Europe's failure to come to grips with its crisis over asylum seekers, is no more. French authorities declared Wednesday they had cleared out the camp after most of its thousands of