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
Iran’s hi-tech startups head to Berlin - New Europe ... and Facebook are blocked in Iran, but this hasn’t stopped the rise of social media. Now, with the prospect of sanctions easing, Iran might be... 06/1/2015 - 4:03 am | View Link
Consensus over U.N. sanctions on Iran: sources - Reuters Iran says will discuss "other solutions" to nuclear inspections ... - Reuters India 05/31/2015 - 1:05 pm | View Link
Six powers agree way to restore U.N. sanctions in push for Iran deal - Waikato Times ... a way to restore U.N. sanctions on Iran if the ... Restoring U.S. and EU sanctions is less difficult than U.N. sanctions because there is no ... 05/31/2015 - 6:37 am | View Link
Restoring sanctions in Iran - Waikato Times ... a way to restore U.N. sanctions on Iran if the ... Restoring U.S. and EU sanctions is less difficult than U.N. sanctions because there is no ... 05/30/2015 - 2:38 pm | View Link
Exclusive: Six powers agree way to restore U.N. sanctions in push ... - Yahoo! News Exclusive: Six powers agree way to restore U.N. sanctions in push ... - Reuters Canada 05/30/2015 - 1:29 pm | View Link
Iran nuclear talks deadline extended Teams of experts have been working virtually around the clock for weeks to try to hammer out a deal which would put a nuclear bomb out of Iran's reach in return for lifting a labyrinth of biting EU, US and UN sanctions. One sticking point has been ensuring ... 07/1/2015 - 4:15 am | View Link
As nuke deadline nears, Iran wants focus on sanctions relief This is the American version: “US and EU nuclear-related sanctions will be suspended after the IAEA has verified that Iran has taken all of its key nuclear-related steps. If at any time Iran fails to fulfill its commitments, these sanctions will snap ... 07/1/2015 - 3:53 am | View Link
EU extends freeze on Iran sanctions for 7 days (MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The European Union has extended a freeze on sanctions imposed against Iran over its nuclear program by one week as intensive negotiations continue between Tehran and the P51 group of countries for a final deal. 07/1/2015 - 2:01 am | View Link
With a week to go in nuclear talks, Iran wants focus on sanctions relief This is the American version. US and EU nuclear-related sanctions will be suspended after the IAEA has verified that Iran has taken all of its key nuclear-related steps. If at any time Iran fails to fulfill its commitments, these sanctions will snap back ... 06/30/2015 - 9:52 pm | View Link
Iran and powers agree to extend nuclear talks for week The European Union also extended a freeze on sanctions targeting Iran by one week, EU officials said Tuesday, as tense talks on agreeing a nuclear deal continue in Vienna. “To allow more time for the ongoing negotiations to reach a long term solution to ... 06/30/2015 - 2:33 pm | View Link
European Sanctions Blog | law and practice Following a review of the list of people and entities targeted by its Iranian anti-nuclear proliferation sanctions, the EU has deleted the entries of Mahmood ... 07/1/2015 - 1:23 am | View Website
Iran–European Union relations Iranian–European Union relations have been strained in the early 2010s by the dispute over the Iranian nuclear program. The European Union along with United States ... 06/30/2015 - 9:55 pm | View Website
EU Court Drops Sanctions against Iran’s Shipping Firms ... The EU General Court has annulled the EU sanctions against an Iranian bank and 40 shipping companies whose assets were frozen within restriction measures targeting ... 06/30/2015 - 8:43 pm | 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 ... 06/30/2015 - 12:51 pm | View Website
EJIL: Talk! – Countermeasures vs. Collective Security? The ... Thank you very much Pierre, I am completely agree with your conclusion that the EU sanctions is illegal. The concept of countermeasures, were traditionally described ... 06/30/2015 - 11:46 am | View Website
A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served in Auschwitz testified Wednesday he helped the death camp function in his role sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews after they arrived in cattle-cars.
Oskar Groening told the Lueneburg state court in a statement read by his attorney that it was hard today to understand the blind obedience he had to the Nazi system even when witnessing the terrible atrocities perpetrated at the death camp in German-occupied Poland.
Though pleas are not entered in the German system, as Groening's trial on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder opened in April he told the court he felt a moral guilt for what he had done.
Winton was a 29-year-old stock exchange clerk in 1938 when he began to fear — correctly — that Jewish residents of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia would be sent to concentration camps.
Winton arranged trains to carry Jewish children from occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost certain death — and then kept quiet about his exploits for a half-century.
The team investigating last year's crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine has prepared a draft final report and given it to countries involved in the probe for their comments.
The Safety Board said last year that the Boeing 777 was likely brought down by "multiple high-energy objects," a finding experts said likely indicated a missile strike.