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
Action man Putin's expansion plans - Sydney Morning Herald ... everything, from military exercises on Russia's doorstep to Iran-style sanctions to lock ... dropped its bid for closer ties with the EU last ... 03/11/2014 - 3:34 pm | View Link
Israel attacks 'hypocrisy' over Iran - BBC Israel: Seized rockets would put Jerusalem in Gaza's range (+video) - Christian Science Monitor 03/10/2014 - 2:21 pm | View Link
Kanwal Sibal on how the US bungled in Ukraine - India Today ... should be understood as part of US/EU's project ... of threats, intimidation, and sanctions by its ... defenceless countries like Iraq, ... 03/10/2014 - 12:52 pm | View Link
Obama?s advancing empire: putsch, pillage and duplicity - Canadian Dimension ... competitors, and establish a new US – EU centered world ... Moscow believed that by backing US sanctions on Iran and granting transport ... 03/10/2014 - 9:10 am | View Link
Market update: The situation in the Ukraine worsens - Examiner.com ... trade and association talks with the EU, and ... While sanctions and isolation have worked for Iran, Russia has too many political and business 03/10/2014 - 5:13 am | View Link
In Iran, EU's Ashton says no guarantee on nuclear deal EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Sunday a final accord on Iran's nuclear programme cannot be guaranteed, during a landmark visit underscoring a thaw in Tehran's ties with the West. Ashton's official visit to Tehran comes after Iran signed a preliminary deal in November with world powers under which it agreed to curb its disputed nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief ... 03/9/2014 - 5:20 pm | View Link
EU's foreign policy chief visits Iran TEHRAN, March 9 (UPI) -- The EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Sunday in Tehran she is optimistic a permanent deal can be arranged regarding Iran's nuclear program. 03/9/2014 - 2:57 pm | View Link
EU's Ashton: No guaranteed success in Iran deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The European Union's foreign policy chief said Sunday that there is "no guarantee" that Iran and world powers will reach a final deal over the country's nuclear program. 03/9/2014 - 11:41 am | View Link
EU head of foreign policy Catherine Ashton holds landmark talks in Iran
EU's Ashton in Iran says final nuclear deal 'challenging': state TV By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) - European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Sunday it would be "difficult and challenging" to reach a long-term nuclear deal with Iran, as diplomacy intensifies before talks between Tehran and world powers on March 18. Ashton arrived in Tehran on Saturday for a two-day visit -the first by an EU foreign policy chief since 2008 - during which ... 03/9/2014 - 6:33 am | View Link
EU's Ashton in Iran says nuclear deal "challenging" Iran and six world powers, represented by Ashton, struck a deal on Nov. 24 under which Tehran curbed some nuclear activities for six months in return for limited sanctions relief to allow time for a long-term agreement to be hammered out. The deal ... 03/8/2014 - 10:30 pm | View Link
EU Court Strikes Down Iran Asset Freeze Sanctions: Council of the European Union Urged to Act with more Rigour from Bracewell & Giuliani LLP The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) Speaks About FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) from Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. New HIPAA ... aspect of the European Union’s financial ... 03/6/2014 - 8:27 pm | View Link
Can Poland truly be a 'bridge' to Iran, despite EU sanctions? TEHRAN – The visit here of Poland’s foreign minister this past weekend came three months after Iran signed an interim nuclear deal with the international community in Geneva. “Iran is an important partner for us. We hope that Tehran will find the way ... 03/2/2014 - 10:48 pm | View Link
U.S., EU begin sanctions relief for Iran WASHINGTON — The United States and European Union began easing some economic sanctions against Iran on Monday as Tehran announced that it has ceased certain nuclear activities that it agreed to halt as part of its breakthrough deal with ... 01/20/2014 - 10:03 am | View Link
As nuclear drawdown begins, EU lifts some sanctions against Iran LONDON -- The European Union said Monday it was immediately lifting some of its economic sanctions against Iran now that the Tehran regime has begun scaling back part of its nuclear program as promised in a landmark diplomatic agreement. 01/20/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
Sanctions Update As reported in our Client Alert of December 2013, the "Joint Plan of Action" reached between the United Kingdom ("UK"), the United States ("U.S."), Germany, France ... 03/11/2014 - 12:25 am | View Website
European Sanctions Blog | law and practice The Council of the European Union has today (6 March 2014) imposed restrictive measures on Viktor Yanukovych and 17 other former Ministers and senior officials ... 03/10/2014 - 4:19 pm | View Website
Notice to Exporters 2014/03: Changes to EU Sanctions ... 1. On 20 January 2014 the EU amended the sanctions against Iran. The amendments are set out in Council Regulation 2014/42/EU amending Council Regulation (EU) 267/2012. 03/10/2014 - 10:57 am | View Website
Iran–European Union relations The EU supports the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, which entered into force on 5 March 1970. Iran ratified this treaty assuring the international ... 03/9/2014 - 5:43 am | View Website
Sanctions against Iran Numerous governments and multinational entities impose sanctions against Iran. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed sanctions against ... 03/8/2014 - 7:03 pm | View Website
A story Friday on Montgomery County's selling the Parkhouse nursing home complex in Upper Providence Township incorrectly stated one of the deal's terms. At any point, the buyer, Mid-Atlantic Health Care, must get permission from the township to develop parts of the property where construction will occur.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - The number of police officers patrolling this year's Boston Marathon will be doubled to over 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.
BEIRUT - Syria's health-care system is on the brink of collapse, with medics forced to engage in "brutal medical practices" in order to save lives: knocking out patients with metal bars because of lack of anesthesia, or amputating infants' limbs for lack of other ways to treat their injuries, an international charity organization said in a report Monday.
WASHINGTON - The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.