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
Worldwide: Protecting IP Rights In Sanctioned Countries: Iran And ... - Mondaq ... with interests in Iran and Syria: 1. EU sanctions against Syria and Iran The EU has implemented economic and trade sanctions against Iran and... 04/15/2015 - 2:01 pm | View Link
No new sanctions imposed on Iran's shipping line [Trend News Agency, ... - BusinessWeek No new sanctions imposed on Iran's shipping line [Trend News Agency, ... - Bloomberg 04/11/2015 - 9:50 am | View Link
Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei warns 'framework nuclear accord' no ... - NewKerala.com Iran nuclear programme: deal or no deal? - Al Jazeera 04/10/2015 - 6:35 am | View Link
Iran: No guarantee of nuclear deal - BBC Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is speaking out about ... - FOXNews.com 04/9/2015 - 1:18 pm | View Link
Oil Rises as Iran Says Nuclear Deal Must Halt Economic Sanctions - Washington Post Oil Rebounds as Iran Says Nuclear Deal Must Halt Trade Sanctions - Washington Post 04/9/2015 - 10:43 am | View Link
US political parties argue about Iran Iran will also be obliged to bring all its uranium enrichment programs under international control for 25 years. The EU will lift the sanctions against Iran if the country fulfils the reached agreements. The US said sanctions against Iran will be removed ... 04/27/2015 - 4:48 am | View Link
Framework for Nuclear Agreement with Iran Announced—But Still a Long Way to Go Meanwhile, U.S., EU and UN sanctions will remain in place until Iran demonstrates verifiable compliance with the key terms of the agreement. The announcement represents a major milestone in the negotiations involving Iran’s nuclear program. However ... 04/27/2015 - 4:14 am | View Link
German businessmen visit Iran for investment To be reached by July 1, a prospective agreement would remove international sanctions on Iran. The U.S. and EU imposed sanctions on Iran's oil and financial sectors at the beginning of 2012 due to claims of potential deviations toward non-civilian purposes ... 04/27/2015 - 1:45 am | View Link
Why Obama Wants to Lift Sanctions on Iran Independent feasibility studies show that if sanctions were to be eased and investments started soon, Iran could supply 10-20 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas a year to Turkey and Europe by the early 2020s. (EU turns to Iran as alternative to Russian gas ... 04/26/2015 - 10:18 pm | View Link
'Europe eager to import Iran gas' The sanctions were imposed on Iran at the beginning of 2012 by the US and EU claiming that there is a military aspect to Iran's peaceful nuclear program; an allegation Iran categorically rejected. The Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries ... 04/26/2015 - 9:29 pm | View Link
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 ... 04/27/2015 - 12:59 am | View Website
Countermeasures vs. Collective Security? The EU Sanctions ... 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 ... 04/26/2015 - 9:17 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 ... 04/26/2015 - 2:08 pm | View Website
European Sanctions Blog | law and practice The EU has published measures updating its sanctions regimes on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, and Zimbabwe. Democratic Republic of the Congo 04/26/2015 - 11:45 am | 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. 04/26/2015 - 1:22 am | View Website
Extremist groups and the governments that restrict liberties to combat those militants have created "the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history," according to a new report released Monday.
The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists' annual report on press freedom is a collection of essays that spotlight Syria's deadly reporting landscape, censorship during the Ebola outbreak, the jailing of journalists in Egypt and Ethiopia, and even how journalists last year were used in extremists' propaganda films.
The report also points out the inherent dangers as a rising number of freelance journalists cover wars with little protection or pay.
 videos also hurt government narratives that claim success in fighting extremist or criminal groups, the report says.
At least six people have been killed in street clashes between the police and civilians demonstrating against the Burundian president's bid for a third term, a spokesman for the Burundi Red Cross said on Monday, as hundreds continued to gather in the capital's streets despite a heavy military presence.