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Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights

Supporters of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal wanted to ease pressure on the rogue regime in other areas as soon as the agreement was finalized, according to a former top U.S. diplomat....

Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights

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Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a ...
23:42, 05/03/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forc...
00:28, 05/15/2019

What Samantha Power Learned on the Job “The Education of an Idealist,” by Samantha Power, describes how her years with the Obama administration forced her to alter her thinking on foreign policy....
12:28, 09/10/2019

Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Has a Lot of Stories to Tell—and No Problem Talking “I believe in oversharing,” says Samantha Power. She’s not kidding. Her answer to the journalistic equivalent of a warm-up pitch–So how’s teaching going?–is 16 minu...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Iran refuses to end breach of nuclear deal until it gets 'full rights' Tehran meets French envoy as Rouhani warns UK of repercussions over oil tanker seizureIran has told Europe it will not reverse its decision to increase uranium enrichment beyond the limits set by the ...
16:00, 07/10/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
21:56, 07/04/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
14:56, 09/10/2019

Samantha Power reproached Obama for his 'distorted' account of Syria red line flip-flop As president, Barack Obama reversed a plan to punish Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons attacks and then gave a “distorted” account of the decision, according to a top adviser’s new memoi...
16:56, 09/12/2019

'I hated my voting instructions': Samantha Power defied Obama to block Russia from UN body Russia lost a 2016 election to the United Nations Human Rights Council because President Barack Obama’s United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power defied his order to support Moscow’s bid, her new memoi...
17:28, 09/11/2019

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations on Friday night, the o...
13:28, 07/19/2019

Trump voter base would recoil at attack on Venezuela or Iran, backers warn President Trump would destabilize his reelection coalition if he attacks Iran or Venezuela, supporters and outside observers say, as key administration officials threaten war....
00:14, 05/09/2019

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, accordin...
23:14, 07/08/2019

Why Article 24 Is No Soft Landing for a No-Deal Brexit The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is back and British politicians are fighting about just how disruptive a hard break from the European Union would be. Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to be...
18:56, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexande...
07:00, 05/17/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is...
15:14, 05/20/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
18:00, 05/12/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, ...
13:42, 04/30/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kr...
02:28, 06/27/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's a...
21:28, 07/08/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central Americ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
05:28, 06/14/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (...
15:14, 05/28/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human...
22:28, 06/19/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children fr...
03:00, 06/22/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterrane...
14:14, 06/03/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police ...
09:28, 07/27/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused...
10:28, 06/25/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursd...
18:56, 07/18/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization direc...
19:28, 06/05/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:56, 07/12/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet high...
08:56, 07/13/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
23:14, 05/03/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:14, 07/19/2019

Allegations Of Human Rights Violations In Kashmir Must Be Probed: UK The UK on Tuesday said any allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir since India revoked the Article 370 of the Constitution must be "thoroughly, promptly and transparently" investigated....
20:28, 09/03/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three month...
04:14, 05/09/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
23:00, 06/27/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue ai...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any fur...
14:00, 06/22/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic data from top metals consumer China....
16:56, 05/15/2019

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s...
14:42, 05/22/2019

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
19:56, 08/08/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, especially ...
03:14, 05/15/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
00:28, 08/24/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published...
11:28, 06/28/2019

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on politics, human rights and storytelling She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel o...
15:28, 09/16/2019

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being subjected to numerous human rights violations, acc...
14:56, 07/04/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
09:14, 06/20/2019

UN human rights chief cites continued abuses in Venezuela The United Nations’ chief human rights official says millions of Venezuelans continue to suffer abuses, including suspected extrajudicial killings carried out by a feared special police force...
00:56, 09/10/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also...
21:56, 05/16/2019

Cyber spying firm NSO to follow human rights guidelines The Israeli-based NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used in a number of government surveillance scandals, said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses....
12:56, 09/10/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized ne...
22:28, 07/15/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed ...
23:28, 06/28/2019

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surv...
02:00, 09/11/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key human rights body, the Council of Europe. The festivit...
20:56, 05/16/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
00:42, 07/09/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
21:14, 07/11/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah...
13:42, 07/10/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election ...
23:56, 06/24/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conserv...
14:42, 05/09/2019

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
19:28, 09/09/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt ...
23:14, 07/08/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independenc...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Mi...
17:14, 09/03/2019

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
23:42, 09/06/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights gr...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil rights lawyer Alphonso David had been officially ...
20:56, 06/25/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensur...
17:28, 05/17/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro...
16:56, 06/21/2019

Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reve...
12:00, 05/02/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Pola...
19:56, 06/19/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
23:14, 08/13/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order. A lower court in April...
14:56, 06/02/2019

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year....
17:42, 08/13/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
16:56, 06/17/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court o...
14:28, 08/01/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates ...
15:14, 07/18/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
02:42, 06/22/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
15:42, 08/23/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confro...
22:56, 05/12/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abste...
05:14, 07/12/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, w...
20:42, 08/16/2019

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesian Papua and elsewhere - risk pushing the world...
05:56, 09/05/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decad...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate vo...
04:28, 06/06/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispu...
20:28, 05/17/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human R...
18:42, 07/01/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the rol...
05:28, 07/09/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
18:28, 06/04/2019

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abort...
19:42, 07/08/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including ex...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims h...
18:42, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he wa...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive us...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Rus...
16:14, 06/25/2019

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “st...
18:28, 07/19/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Genev...
19:28, 05/09/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
04:14, 06/05/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
01:56, 07/16/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the righ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to “crimes.”...
16:56, 05/09/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
06:56, 07/17/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist...
18:14, 07/18/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-ol...
19:28, 08/07/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
09:14, 07/19/2019

WhatsApp Hack Aided by Spyware Linked to Human Rights Abuses Israeli spyware maker NSO Group was in the limelight Tuesday after its software was suspected of being used in hacking the phones of human rights activists through WhatsApp....
08:42, 05/15/2019

Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights China and Russia have a “morally reprehensible” tactic of cloaking human rights abuses in hypocritical speeches, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
03:28, 09/14/2019

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 — Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization sa...
19:56, 06/19/2019

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the United States declared unconstitutional....
17:28, 05/29/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of a...
17:42, 06/11/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human ri...
21:56, 06/06/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened t...
03:00, 07/17/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
05:14, 06/27/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:42, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extra...
18:56, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights...
02:42, 06/20/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an int...
19:28, 07/03/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climat...
11:56, 06/07/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secr...
18:28, 06/16/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken little action....
18:42, 05/07/2019

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, denouncing the world’s apparent indifference to the ...
18:14, 07/26/2019

CBI Raids Indira Jaising, Anand Grover: "Targeted For Human Rights Work" Senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover are being raided by the CBI, which have accused them of violating a law on foreign funding for Mr Grover's NGO....
10:42, 07/11/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
05:14, 07/11/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of...
00:14, 04/29/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and sever...
10:00, 08/03/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink panda cubs born at Berlin zoo a few days ago have als...
01:00, 09/06/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to pro...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human right...
04:28, 06/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children rel...
23:14, 05/10/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses...
23:00, 05/06/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in...
18:14, 04/28/2019

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situation where any country, any institution, any policym...
13:56, 09/09/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan to talk Afghanistan, human rights Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan makes his first trip to Washington, D.C., Monday and will meet with President Donald Trump, hoping to restore financial ties with the United States....
18:56, 07/22/2019

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-...
18:56, 09/16/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security fo...
02:28, 05/02/2019

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un, one of Pyongyang’s most horrific tools of abuse r...
20:42, 08/05/2019

Fans take Uefa to task over final tickets and hosts’ poor human-rights records • Supporter groups want more tickets and accessible cities• Problems arose in Madrid and Baku last seasonA coalition of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham supporter groups has called on Uefa to...
09:28, 08/28/2019

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence earlier this year, his lawyer and supporters said....
21:42, 06/10/2019

The Myanmar Military’s Plans to Prosecute Soldiers Draws Skepticism From Human Rights Watch (YANGON, Myanmar) — Plans announced by Myanmar’s military to prosecute soldiers for actions at a village where security forces reportedly killed as many as 400 members of the Muslim Rohing...
07:14, 09/03/2019

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declare...
23:00, 08/06/2019

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United States, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran could pot...
05:56, 09/04/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After caref...
20:14, 07/09/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the right...
03:56, 05/09/2019

Europe's human rights court rules against owners of Georgian pro-opposition TV channel in ownership row Europe's human rights court dismissed on Thursday a case filed by the owners of a Georgian pro-opposition television channel Rustavi 2 accusing Georgia's Supreme Court of bias and that it was subject ...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to th...
18:28, 04/28/2019

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE memb...
03:28, 07/01/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which g...
18:56, 04/28/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Moh...
17:42, 07/10/2019

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
12:56, 06/01/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
21:56, 07/08/2019

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989...
00:14, 05/30/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday,...
01:00, 08/20/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, duri...
05:00, 07/28/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
04:56, 07/19/2019

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the attack on conservative journalist Andy Ngo over the...
22:56, 07/02/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. A...
07:28, 06/19/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence o...
15:14, 08/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN hum...
19:42, 05/21/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
02:56, 07/13/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government...
20:42, 07/17/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, befo...
20:42, 04/28/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
18:14, 04/28/2019

LifeProof’s USB-C Power Packs Can Survive Your Clumsy Human Existence Every time I hoist my daily-carry LifeProof power bank out of my backpack in open sight of others, I get questions, scoffs, and ridicule about it being such an absolute unit. After defensively respond...
02:56, 07/27/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Ba...
18:00, 07/31/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Ba...
02:56, 07/31/2019

US Embassy in Zimbabwe deletes tweet praising Robert Mugabe after users call out human rights abuses The US Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe deleted a tweet praising the late Prime Minister Robert Mugabe after users called out his controversial human rights record. ...
14:56, 09/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fe...
00:14, 05/10/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a p...
03:00, 07/03/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’ Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verg...
23:42, 06/27/2019

Wind power: crown estate opens new bids for seabed rights Offshore leasing auction starts for 7GW capacity project that could supply 6m UK homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshore windfarms in a decade to usher in a new generatio...
02:14, 09/19/2019

Wind power windfall: crown estate to sell offshore windfarm rights Treasury in line for millions as auction starts for seabed leases on sites able to supply 6m homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshore windfarms in a decade to usher in a n...
12:56, 09/19/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund t...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
14:14, 05/30/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and beha...
23:28, 05/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investiga...
00:14, 07/13/2019

U.S. human trafficking report: China, Iran, N. Korea worst offenders U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said human trafficking is a strain on humanity that violates basic human rights and named China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba among the worst offend...
18:56, 06/20/2019

North Korea, Iran, Russia among least active in combating human trafficking, report says North Korea, Russia and Iran are among the nations cited in a new report as being among the least active in trying to curb the scourge of human trafficking, the form of "modern slavery" that's ensnare...
18:28, 07/22/2019

Iran Parliament Upholds Women’s Rights in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Citizenship Debate (Bloomberg) — Iran’s parliament struck a blow for women’s rights by overwhelmingly voting to confer citizenship on children born to an Iranian mother and foreign father. Currently, c...
16:42, 05/12/2019

Iran’s spiritual power play Iran’s religious leaders have been moving to expand their influence over the Shiite Muslim establishment in neighboring Iraq in a gamble aimed at gaining sway over Iraq’s largest religious group....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Afghan activist: Any peace deal must ensure women’s rights An Afghan women’s rights activist is urging the international community to ensure that the rights of women are not compromised to reach a political deal with the Taliban, who severely repressed women ...
00:00, 07/27/2019

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations independent human rights e...
23:56, 08/16/2019

Iraq Moves to Pull Plug on Its Iran Power Cord Iraq is trying to cut its dependence on Iranian energy under pressure from the U.S., moving to connect its power grid to Tehran’s Arab rivals and develop alternatives to Iranian natural-gas imports....
14:42, 08/27/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of governm...
21:14, 06/27/2019

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Airlines announced Friday as part of a new 10-year a...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Samantha Bee to Trump: 'Don’t say you have a rape type' Late-night hosts discussed E Jean Carroll’s sexual assault allegation against Trump and the first Democratic debateLate-night hosts discussed the first round of Democratic debates and the newest sexua...
20:28, 06/27/2019

Deal: LG G8 ThinQ is $200 off at B&H and comes with free power bank Just like many other flagship smartphones available in the US, the unlocked LG G8 ThinQ is compatible with all major carriers in the country, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Even though ...
00:56, 06/15/2019

Northland Power to buy most of Colombian utility in C$1.05 bln deal Northland Power Inc said on Monday it would buy most of Colombian utility Empresa de Energia de Boyaca in a deal valued at C$1.05 billion ($797.9 million), including debt....
23:28, 09/09/2019

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle set to depart tonight, says Iran The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
19:00, 08/18/2019

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as Baghdad braces for protests over power cuts during...
15:14, 06/18/2019

Samantha Bee: 'Being a racist monster isn't a mental illness' Late-night hosts address further fallout from last weekend’s mass shootings – calling for action and calling out TrumpIt’s been mere days since the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and D...
17:00, 08/08/2019

Samantha Bee: US government is a 'coupon for the president’s resorts' Late-night hosts call BS on Pence’s use of Trump hotels, opioids settlements and the terms of Bolton’s resignationOn Full Frontal, Samantha Bee took a deep dive on a developing scandal for the White H...
01:28, 09/13/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on th...
16:56, 05/16/2019

Sudan’s protesters welcome power-sharing deal with military Leaders of Sudan’s pro-democracy movement are welcoming a new power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their “revolution”...
15:28, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that would force his resignation as prime minister if h...
07:28, 09/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Northland Power to buy Colombian utility in C$1.05 bln deal Northland Power Inc said on Monday it would buy most of Colombian utility Empresa de Energia de Boyaca (EBSA) in a deal valued at C$1.05 billion ($797.9 million), including debt....
23:28, 09/09/2019

Killer new deal brings the unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM down to $200 A new day, a sweet new deal on a respectable and already pretty affordable Motorola smartphone. The mid-range Moto G7 Power is still on sale at Verizon for 50 percent off its list price with a new lin...
15:56, 05/18/2019

Sudanese factions sign power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement has inked a landmark power-sharing deal with the country's ruling military council. The move paves the way to civilian rule following April's overthrow of President Omar...
23:00, 08/04/2019

‘Does the president have the power to declare war?’: Democrats grill Trump official on Iran – video The US state department's expert on Iran, Brian Hook, is on the receiving end of a series of questions by Democrats, who ask how the Trump administration views its powers to declare war. Hook stresses...
13:56, 06/20/2019

Pompeo not decided on extending waiver for Iraq to import Iran power: spokeswoman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not made a decision on extending a 90-day U.S. waiver exempting Iraq from sanctions to buy energy from Iran, a State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
01:42, 06/14/2019

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has waned, there has been little progress in...
18:28, 08/23/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urg...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Samantha Bee: Senate decided 'not to do a proper investigation' on Kavanaugh Late-night hosts react to the deja vu of Brett Kavanaugh headlines and Elizabeth Warren’s climb in the polls “It’s almost autumn, and you know what that means,” opened Samantha Bee on Full Frontal. “T...
19:42, 09/19/2019

Samantha Morton: 'no regrets' at working with Woody Allen The actor, who survived sexual abuse as a child, says director was ‘wonderful to work with’Samantha Morton has said she has “no regrets” working with Woody Allen and that she remains “forever grateful...
18:28, 07/31/2019

Samantha Bee on Mueller's testimony: 'Like watching depressed paint dry' Late-night hosts focused on Robert Mueller’s much-watched live testimony and how it might affect Trump’s presidencyLate-night hosts discussed Robert Mueller’s live testimony and how it might affect Do...
22:28, 07/25/2019

Samantha Bee trashes Biden's 'electability': 'You can't be president if you plagiarized!' "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee took a sledgehammer against former Vice President Joe Biden's candidacy in the 2020 race and attempt to debunk the notion that he is "electable."...
18:14, 05/16/2019

Sudanese protesters sign power-sharing deal with military Sudan’s pro-democracy movement has signed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council aimed at paving the way for a transition to civilian rule following the overthrow of President Omar...
00:42, 08/05/2019

Deal: Unlocked Moto G7 Power price drops below $200 on Amazon Motorola's new Moto G7 series are a solid choice for those looking to buy a mid-range Android smartphone. Each of the Moto G7 phone is tailored for different needs, so either you need a better camera ...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step...
02:42, 07/06/2019

Clashes in Sudan's capital after deal on transitional power structure Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster ...
08:28, 05/14/2019

Forcing a no-deal Brexit would be 'abuse of power', says Labour's Corbyn Forcing through a no-deal Brexit during an election campaign would be "an unprecedented, unconstitutional and anti-democratic abuse of power" by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, opposition Labour...
01:00, 08/09/2019

No-deal Brexit likely to reduce Britain's power trading liquidity by 10-20% The liquidity of Britain's short-term power markets is likely to fall by 10-20% if the country leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of October, a senior executive at the EPEX SPOT power...
17:14, 08/21/2019

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling cou...
04:28, 07/05/2019

Unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM drops below $200 in fresh Woot deal The smartphone with the best battery life in the world right now (according to our in-depth testing) typically costs $250 unlocked in the US, but for a limited time, the Moto G7 Power can be purchased...
18:14, 06/17/2019

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to fo...
11:28, 05/28/2019

European Leaders Call for Urgent Meeting on ‘Deep Concern’ About Iran’s Nuclear Power (PARIS) — European parties to a nuclear deal with Iran say they have “deep concern” that Iran has begun enriching uranium to a higher purity than allowed under the agreement and are ...
16:14, 07/09/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Samantha Fox on fame at 16, stalkers and David Cassidy: ‘I kneed him and told him where to go’ One of the most photographed British women of the 1980s talks about feminism, her abusive father and how she battled her fears to come out as gayIn a small, unloved hotel, the receptionist greets me a...
14:56, 05/01/2019

Kim Cattrall Reveals What Samantha Jones Would Think of Her New Filthy Rich Character Kim Cattrall has a new role, both behind and in front of the camera, on Fox's upcoming drama Filthy Rich. In addition to playing the main character, Margaret Monreaux, a mega-rich matriarch to......
04:42, 08/08/2019

Jason Jones’ TV family would envy his ‘perfect’ life with Samantha Bee Jason Jones and Samantha Bee are a busy married TV couple. Each has their own show — Jones with the TBS sitcom “The Detour” and Bee with her TBS talk show “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” — and each a...
06:14, 07/12/2019

Siemens, Orascom sign deal to rebuild Iraq power plant Siemens and Orascom Construction signed an agreement on Saturday with the Iraqi government to rebuild two power plants in the north of the country that will have a combined capacity of 1.6 gigawatts....
20:42, 09/14/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts: court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's abilit...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rico announces deal to restructure power authority debt Puerto Rico’s power utility struck a deal with a group of creditors that seeks to allow the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth to restructure more than $8 billion of bonds, according to an announcement by gov...
05:28, 05/04/2019

Sudan protesters hail 'revolution' after agreeing power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement claims to have secured a "revolution" after reaching a power-sharing agreement with the country's ruling military council....
21:56, 07/05/2019

UN chief welcomes power-sharing deal between Sudanese military and opposition UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedom and Change – a coalition of opposition and protes...
21:14, 07/05/2019

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed three mon...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Corbyn: Johnson plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit Labour leader calls on top civil servant to spell out election rulesJeremy Corbyn has called on the UK’s most senior civil servant to intervene to stop Boris Johnson forcing a no-deal Brexit in the mi...
00:14, 08/09/2019

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following th...
19:14, 08/17/2019

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposition members to cover the next three years until el...
19:56, 07/05/2019

Mexico power utility to seek "fairer" deal over pipeline disputes Mexican state power utility CFE said on Tuesday it will seek to negotiate a "fairer" resolution to contractual disputes with companies behind several pipelines yet to go into operation, and whose cost...
08:28, 06/26/2019

U.S. welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as 'important step forward' The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an "importan...
19:42, 07/06/2019

Bitcoin Backers Welcome Trump Attack: At Least He Notices Us Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importanc...
13:42, 07/12/2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval rat...
21:56, 05/26/2019

Bruins vs. Blues: Why ‘zig-zag theory’ may not pay off for Boston backers Will the Zamboni zig-zag through the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals? Old-school sharps wouldn’t be shocked. A dramatic Game 2 bounce-back from the Blues showed why so many bettors consider using the “zig-zag...
20:28, 06/01/2019

Sudanese military and protesters reach full agreement on power-sharing deal Constitutional declaration follows the arrest of nine paramilitaries for killing four schoolchildrenSudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders have reached an agreement to usher in a new period of tr...
09:14, 08/03/2019

Marcus Morris backs out of deal with Spurs to give Knicks yet another power forward San Antonio traded away a rotation player to create enough salary-cap space to add Morris, but he chose a shorter, more lucrative contract with New York....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Land the perfect budget phone with this cheap Moto G7 Power deal from Amazon With the world's top smartphones frequently topping the £1,000 mark, it's easy to think getting an impressive smartphone has to mean an eye-watering investment. Luckily, there are a few...
23:56, 08/05/2019

In Sudan, a Secret Meeting and Public Rage Propelled a Power-Sharing Deal Just a month ago, Sudan’s protest movement appeared crippled. What led the military to suddenly agree to share power? Back-room negotiations, raw street power and a diplomatic shift by Saudi Arabia....
04:00, 07/06/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rushing into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would ...
10:14, 06/06/2019

Sudan’s Ruling Military Has Signed a Power-Sharing Deal With Opposition Leaders (CAIRO) — Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that’s part of a power-sharing deal meant to end the country’s deadloc...
10:42, 07/17/2019

Corbyn accuses PM of plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit during election Jeremy Corbyn is demanding a block on Brexit during an autumn general election campaign, accusing Boris Johnson of plotting an abuse of power to force no deal....
09:56, 08/09/2019

You'll Never Believe How Meghan Markle's Sister Samantha Reacted to Baby Archie's Birth Well, this was royally unexpected. Meghan Markle's estranged half-sister Samantha Markle has slammed the Duchess for being insincere, proclaimed she is "incredibly rude," and......
22:42, 05/08/2019

‘It was too much loss. I fell apart’: Samantha Mathis on River Phoenix and her career revival The actor kept quiet for years about witnessing her then-boyfriend dying outside the Viper Room in 1993. But rediscovering her love for stage acting gave her the strength to move onIt took more than 2...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as...
03:56, 06/06/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported...
04:42, 06/14/2019

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the...
20:28, 06/27/2019

FTC sues 'iBackPack' founder for deceiving crowdfunding backers After a months-long investigation into the practices of the crowdfunding campaign for iBackPack, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that it will sue the company's founder for misusing f...
03:14, 05/07/2019

Epic will cover refunds for unhappy 'Shenmue 3' backers You might be less inclined to panic the next time a game you've crowdfunded becomes an Epic Games Store exclusive -- particularly if you're a Shenmue fan. Ys Net has informed Shenmue 3 back...
02:42, 07/03/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reporte...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Schiff: Mueller testimony emboldened impeachment backers, but 'I'm not there yet' House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony a day earlier likely emboldened advocates of impeaching President Donald Trump, but the Dem...
19:14, 07/25/2019

Juncos team that knocked Alonso out of Indy 500 gets new backers The underfunded Juncos Racing IndyCar team that knocked McLaren and Fernando Alonso out of the Indianapolis 500 has secured multiple new sponsors leading up to the race...
12:42, 05/24/2019

Hungary opposition gets 680,000 backers for anti-graft plan BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian politician says 680,000 people have signed an appeal pressuring the government into joining a fledgling European anti-corruption body. Independent lawmaker Akos Ha...
18:28, 06/05/2019

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Sudan’s military and protesters sign power-sharing deal, first step toward civilian rule The signing ceremony marks an important step in the transition to civilian rule following the military overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
18:42, 07/17/2019

Beyond Limits inks $25 million strategic deal with Xcel to build AI-controlled power plant Beyond Limits, a Glendale-based startup developing AI for space and defense industries, is partnering with Xcel to create an AI-controlled power plant.Read More...
20:56, 07/10/2019

Samantha Bee has barbs for Trump and gratitude for journalists at ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’ The alternative White House correspondents' dinner featured a robot version of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a sensual, slow-jam ode to the Gray Lady and Robert De Niro calling t...
18:56, 04/28/2019

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Lo...
13:14, 08/14/2019

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio has taken a step toward possibly making more information public from its old investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor who sexu...
20:56, 05/23/2019

Giant telescope backers to seek permit for alternative site The director of a Spanish research center says an international consortium that planned to build a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest peak has decided to seek a permit for an alternative site in the ...
23:28, 08/05/2019

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
19:42, 07/17/2019

Police officer killed, protesters injured in Sudan after transitional power structure deal announced Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

Samantha Cameron speaks out on impact of Brexit on friendship with Michael Gove and Sarah Vine Samantha Cameron has spoken out on national television about the impact Brexit had on her and husband David's now-fractured friendship with Michael Gove and Sarah Vine....
20:00, 09/19/2019

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian. Barry Zekelman’s campaign to fight imports is a case study in how to gain access in Washington. His company is the largest steel industry donor to the president’s political operation....
20:42, 05/20/2019

Biden polls backers for praise in wake of Democrats’ criticism of Obama Joe Biden is looking for an assist from the public in punching back at his Democratic primary rivals’ criticism of former President Barack Obama, with a questionnaire sent to supporters Thursday. Duri...
20:14, 08/08/2019

Angry Shenmue III backers can get refunds after Epic Game Store move Enlarge / Artist's conception of Kickstarter backers about to open up their email, expecting a promised Steam key... Back at E3, Shenmue III developer Ys Net and publisher Deep Silver revealed that...
20:42, 07/02/2019

Trump’s allies insist he is winning in feud with Pelosi. Her backers say she showed up the president. Taking stock after days of insults, each side is certain of the upper hand in a fight that shows no sign of waning 18 months before the 2020 elections....
21:42, 05/25/2019

Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers President Trump told an Orlando crowd that his 2016 election was the result of a great political movement that has been under attack ever since. He touted his accomplishments and rehashed grievances a...
04:56, 06/19/2019

Are the Hawaii protests working? Telescope backers seek permit in Canary Islands Amid the fourth week of protests, backers of the Thirty Meter Telescope are reportedly seeking a permit for an alternative site in the Canary Islands.        ...
17:28, 08/06/2019

Iran to Breach Nuclear Deal Again Iran said it would abandon constraints on nuclear research set out in the 2015 nuclear deal, in another violation of the accord that raises the risk of its collapse as Europe pursues efforts to salvag...
05:14, 09/06/2019

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major downturn since he pulled the U.S. out of the Iran nucl...
20:28, 05/28/2019

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment risks EU and UN sanctions, and renewed tension between...
16:56, 07/03/2019

Iran nuclear deal: what has Tehran said and what happens next? Hassan Rouhani’s move to alter commitments amid crippling US sanctions outlinedLive: follow the latest US politics newsIran has suspended commitments it made under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, ...
17:00, 05/08/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
01:42, 05/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren warns anti-abortion backers: 'You're not going to lock women back in the kitchen' COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren suggested that abortion restrictions and anti-abortion politicians were motivated by a desire to return to a period when women could...
19:42, 06/22/2019

Shenmue III Developers Offer Refunds To Kickstarter Backers Angry About Epic Store Exclusivity Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Fans are upset that an upcoming new game is an Epic Games Store exclusive, and the developers have to react. This time it’s Shenmue III, whose creators said to...
19:00, 07/02/2019

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failure...
23:42, 06/13/2019

Iran To Suspend Some Nuclear Deal Commitments Iran has decided to suspend some of its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with major powers abandoned by Washington last year, the foreign ministry announced on Wednesday....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Iran scraps 'some commitments' to nuclear deal Iran says it has sent letters to 2015 nuclear deal signatories that reduce its commitments to the terms of the accord. Tehran is placing the blame on some parties, claiming they have capitulated to US...
09:42, 05/08/2019

What Europe Can and Can’t Do to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal European countries were key to negotiating the landmark 2015 international accord that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from sanctions that had strangled its economy. ...
17:56, 05/14/2019

Iran: EU failing to save nuclear deal The EU has "failed to act on their promises" within the 2015 nuclear deal, said Iran's atomic energy chief. Germany's foreign minister has warned against escalation of the dispute, saying "everyone mu...
09:00, 09/09/2019

| World powers won't get a better nuclear deal - Iran Iran warned world powers they won't be able to negotiate a better deal than the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, as the United States vowed the Islamic Republic will never acquire an atomic weapon....
14:28, 07/09/2019

Four questions about Iran's nuclear deal announcement Iran has announced it will no longer fully comply with the landmark nuclear deal it signed with the United States and five other nations in 2015, following Washington's own reneging on the agreement a...
08:56, 05/08/2019

As Iran Gets Tough, Trump Seeks a Deal As President Donald Trump weighed how to respond to a Sept. 14 drone and missile attack on Saudi oil facilities, which temporarily cut the kingdom’s output in half and roiled markets, he had sev...
20:56, 09/19/2019

Beginning of the end for Iran nuclear deal, expert says Lina Khatib, head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, discusses Iran's announcement that would stop complying with parts of the Iranian nuclear deal....
15:28, 05/08/2019

| Iran nuclear deal in danger of 'disintegration' Iran's announcement that it expects to break limits on its stockpile on enriched uranium this week has once again highlighted the fragility of the hard-won 2015 international deal to rein in its nucle...
07:14, 06/26/2019

Trump says neither Iran nor U.S. ready to make a deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he appreciated the recent visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Iran to meet leaders, but that he believed it is "too soon to even think abou...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Iran nuclear-deal crisis: Is war with the US ahead? Iran has canceled parts of the nuclear deal and threatened to blockade access to oil in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent a fleet into the area. Is a third Gulf War in the making? Udo Bauer answers so...
18:42, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Iran must save P5+1 nuclear deal — not the EU Iran has waited for the EU to react as it reneges on its obligations under the international nuclear agreement. The ball, however, is in Iran's court, writes Rainer Hermann, of the Frankfurter Allgeme...
15:14, 09/07/2019

Iran to EU: This is the 'last chance' to save nuclear deal Iran warned the European Union on Friday that it will further reduce its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal if the payment system meant to bypass U.S. sanctions doesn't materialize....
17:28, 06/28/2019

Iran halts some commitments under nuclear deal Iran has officially stopped some commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers following an order from its national security council, an informed official in the country's atomic energy body...
08:28, 05/15/2019

Iran to further reduce compliance with nuclear deal Foreign minister says Iran has been withdrawing in stages since US pulled out last yearIran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian foreign minis...
17:42, 08/03/2019

Iran: No more 'deadlines' to save nuclear deal Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatories of the deal to find ways around US sanctions....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissione...
18:14, 04/28/2019

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
09:42, 07/19/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union, despite the sanctions which have been re-imposed...
19:28, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Israeli PM: EU-Iran deal same as bowing to Nazis Israel’s prime minister has responded to the European Union’s efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal by comparing it to ‘European appeasement in the 1930s’ of Nazi Germany...
22:00, 07/15/2019

| Iran warns of further retreat from nuclear deal without EU action Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has warned that Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acts to save the pact....
23:00, 09/04/2019

Iran has opportunity to come back into nuclear deal: UK's Johnson Iran has an opportunity to come back into compliance with the nuclear deal and resume dialogue about its nuclear activities, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday....
19:56, 08/26/2019

Iran to further scale back compliance with nuclear deal Iran's Atomic Energy Organization will announce moves to increase stocks of enriched uranium and production of heavy water at Arak, Tasnim reported....
22:42, 06/16/2019

Iran plans to take next step regarding atomic deal in 60 days Iran’s deputy foreign minister says that his nation will take another step impacting its compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers in 60 days. Abbas Araghchi told a news conference...
11:14, 07/07/2019

Europe is failing to save nuclear deal, Iran says Iran already has crept past limits the deal imposed on nuclear enrichment and its uranium stockpile. It is trying to pressure Europe to find a way to sell crude oil abroad despite U.S. sanctions....
19:42, 09/08/2019

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John...
16:56, 06/23/2019

Iran says it has exceeded uranium limits set in nuclear deal Iran has exceeded the limits for its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, the country’s state media reported Monday. ​A spokesman for Iran’s Atomic ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Iran to develop centrifuges in further step away from nuclear deal Tehran has announced efforts to speed up its uranium enrichment, a third breach of its faltering nuclear deal with world powers. As Iran gave European countries more time to save the pact, the US impo...
02:43, 09/05/2019

Iran announces second breach of 2015 nuclear deal Tehran says it is raising its enrichment of uranium beyond the limit of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. It will be the second time the landmark accord has been violated in a week....
12:14, 07/07/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
19:14, 05/13/2019

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal 'constructive' An emergency meeting with parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans fail to salvage t...
07:42, 07/29/2019

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal was 'constructive' An emergency meeting with parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans fail to salv...
02:28, 07/29/2019

Iran says progress at last-ditch nuclear deal talks 'not enough' European countries offered too little at last-ditch talks on Friday to persuade Iran to back off from its plans to breach limits imposed by its nuclear agreement with world powers, Iran's envoy said....
23:42, 06/28/2019

U.S. seeks a Congress-approved deal with Iran: Hook The United States is seeking a Congress-approved agreement with Iran to replace the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Ho...
11:56, 07/10/2019

Iran's nuclear deal breach not significant, EU chief says The European Union's foreign policy chief has said that none of the signatory parties to the Iran nuclear deal believe that the country's breach of the agreement are "significant."...
23:56, 07/15/2019

| Iran links tanker row to ailing nuclear deal Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive....
01:42, 07/29/2019

Iran taking new steps to remove itself from nuclear deal Iran announced plans to take additional steps away from the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday, in an attempt to win protections from the Trump administration’s san...
18:00, 08/03/2019

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called ...
04:28, 05/14/2019

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that there was a “small window” left to salvage the nuclear deal but that the opportunity wouldn’t last....
16:14, 07/15/2019

Progress Made At Nuclear Deal Meeting But Still Not Enough: Iran Diplomats meeting in Vienna made "one step forward" in efforts to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but the outcome "was still not enough", Iran's deputy foreign minister said Friday....
19:28, 06/28/2019

European powers warn on Iran nuclear deal Germany, France and Britain have called for "responsible" action to reduce tensions between Tehran and the United States. Iran has breached the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal by raising limits on uran...
04:14, 07/15/2019

Iran says progress at nuclear deal talks not enough to change course Progress was made at talks on Friday aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal but probably not enough to convince the Islamic Republic to change its decision to go over the deal's core atomic restriction...
16:56, 06/28/2019

UN says Iran breaks nuclear deal stockpile limit FILE – This Jan. 15, 2011 file photo, shows a part of Arak heavy water nuclear facilities, near the central city of Arak, 150 miles (250 kilometers) southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. Iran a...
16:42, 07/01/2019

UN watchdog confirms another violation in Iran nuclear deal The United Nations' nuclear watchdog confirmed on Monday that Iran has installed advanced centrifuges and is moving toward enriching uranium levels - another violation of the 2015 nuclear deal br...
22:42, 09/09/2019

Europe rejects Iran 'ultimatums' on nuclear deal The EU said it still backs the nuclear deal with Iran, but would not be held ransom to keep it alive. Iran said it hopes to bring the deal "back on track" after saying it will stop some curbs on its n...
11:42, 05/09/2019

Key moments surrounding Iran’s now-threatened nuclear deal Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal, an agreement that capped over a decade of hostility b...
12:56, 05/08/2019

Iran says it will scale back its commitment to nuclear deal The President of Iran on Wednesday said the country will scale back their commitment to the 2015 Iran-nuclear deal, a year to the day the US unilaterally withdrew from the agreement. In letters to oth...
11:56, 05/08/2019

Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that the country would partially stop complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed by six other nations....
11:14, 05/08/2019

China says Iran nuclear deal should be fully implemented China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement should be fully implemented and all sides have a responsibility to ensure it happens....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begin...
22:56, 06/26/2019

Iran says it will not extend 60-day nuclear deal deadline: Tasnim Iran will not extend a 60-day deadline for it to start pulling out of more commitments agreed under its nuclear deal, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, Behrouz Kamalvandi, said on W...
09:42, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Iran steps away from parts of nuclear deal Iran’s president says the Islamic Republic will keep its excess enriched uranium and heavy water, setting a 60-day deadline for new terms for its nuclear deal...
08:42, 05/08/2019

Iran to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally-accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
16:42, 07/03/2019

US: Iran should still comply with nuke deal Trump derided WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history. ...
23:14, 06/17/2019

Ready To Deal With Impact Of US Sanctions On Iran, Says India India is ready to deal with the impact of US sanctions against Iran and will get extra supplies from other oil producing countries to compensate for loss of Iranian oil, foreign ministry spokesman......
15:56, 05/02/2019

Iran must be persuaded to stick to nuclear deal: Germany Iran must be persuaded to stick to its commitments set by the 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Tehran announced it would boost its uranium enrichmen...
13:28, 07/08/2019

Trump: Iran 'better be careful' after backing away further from nuclear deal President Trump lobbed a strong warning to Iran on Sunday after the rogue nation announced it had ratcheted up its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world power...
05:28, 07/08/2019

Iran Says It Will Enrich Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran said it would begin to increase its enrichment of uranium—a step toward potentially making a nuclear weapon—as the country presses Europe for relief from crippling U.S. sanctions....
21:28, 07/03/2019

The world is more dangerous after Iran's nuclear deal announcement All the ingredients are in place for a confrontation that could be the most significant outbreak of warfare since the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, with some of the same players leading the charge....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Here’s where Iran’s nuclear program stands as the deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
20:56, 05/08/2019

Iran warns it may soon suspend more provisions of nuclear deal Iranian officials are working with European leaders to try and save its landmark 2015 nuclear deal, but warned Wednesday Tehran will back away from the pact even further if they don't come up with sol...
17:14, 07/31/2019

Iran Set To Exceed Nuclear Deal Uranium Enrichment Cap Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press other parties into keeping their side of the bargain....
05:28, 07/08/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral a...
17:28, 05/20/2019

Iran to Enrich Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran said it will begin enriching uranium beyond limits set in a 2015 nuclear deal, marking the second intentional violation of the multiparty deal and putting it at risk of complete collapse....
10:56, 07/07/2019

Rouhani: Breaking nuclear deal is the least Iran can do to counter U.S. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday plans to violate the 2015 nuclear deal by adding to Tehran's uranium stockpile is the least possible step it can take....
16:42, 06/19/2019

Europe Rejects Iran's Ultimatum on Nuclear Deal Europe rejected Iran’s ultimatum and said it viewed Tehran’s threat to abandon some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear pact with “great concern.”...
13:56, 05/09/2019

Iran Hasn't Breached Limits of Nuclear Deal Yet Iran is still several days away from enriching enough uranium to violate the 2015 nuclear deal, diplomats said, failing to meet its self-imposed timeline and giving Europe more time to salvage the agr...
15:14, 06/27/2019

Trump says his ‘gut’ tells him Iran is ready to deal on nukes READY TO DEAL: President Trump says he believes Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be ready to negotiate a new agreement to resolve the stalemate over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which Trump rejecte...
13:56, 08/27/2019

EU rejects Iran's two-month ultimatum on nuclear deal Foreign ministers say they are committed to pact and express regret over US sanctionsThe EU and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain have said they will not accept ultimatums from Iran...
17:56, 05/09/2019

France says Iran will gain nothing by breaking with nuclear deal Iran will gain nothing by departing from the terms of its nuclear agreement, said the French foreign ministry on Wednesday, responding to Tehran's declaration that it will boost the enrichment level o...
14:14, 07/03/2019

Iran gives Europe two more months to save nuclear deal Iran's President Hassan Rouhani gave European powers another two months to save a 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday, but warned that Tehran was still preparing for further significant breaches of the pac...
13:00, 09/04/2019

The Latest: US senator says Iran deal pullout was foolish TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A U.S. senator says Iran’s decision to break...
14:56, 06/17/2019

Pompeo: 'Of course' military option on table to deal with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is considering "a full range of options," including a military response, to combat Iranian aggression....
07:14, 06/17/2019

Iran says it will further breach nuclear deal in one month unless Europeans act Iran told European powers on Monday it would further reduce compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal in about a month's time if they were still failing to protect it from crippling U.S. sanctions, reimpo...
21:28, 08/05/2019

Iran to announce partial withdrawal from nuclear deal A year after Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 agreement, Iran takes ‘reciprocal measures’Iran will announce its partial withdrawal from the nuclear deal signed with world powers, a year after Donal...
06:42, 05/08/2019

Iran To Stick To Nuclear Deal For $15 Billion Oil Credit Iran said Wednesday it will resume full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal if it can sell its oil or get a $15-billion credit line guaranteed by future crude sales....
15:56, 09/04/2019

Ban Red Soft Tops I apologize if it seems like a bit of mixed-messaging, especially from virtually all of my dearly beloved co-workers here at Jalopnik who tell me I am so grievously wrong that it is causing physical p...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya ...
07:42, 07/06/2019

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
03:42, 07/03/2019

Iran says it has breached 2015 nuclear deal's stockpile limit Iran has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the ISNA news agency, defying a w...
15:56, 07/01/2019

Iran rejects U.S. accusation it long violated nuclear deal Iran rejected on Tuesday a White House accusation that Tehran was long violating the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers, after the Islamic Republic said it had amassed more low-enriched urani...
07:28, 07/02/2019

Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal Iran said on Wednesday it will accelerate its enrichment of uranium as of Thursday, a date it has previously suggested could see its stock of enriched uranium exceed a cap imposed by its nuclear deal ...
13:56, 06/26/2019

Iran says it will take 'stronger step' from nuclear deal if Europe doesn't act Iran is prepared to take a "stronger step" in reducing its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if European countries don't take action to save the pact, its foreign ministry...
12:28, 09/02/2019

Trump Abandoned a Nuclear Deal a Year Ago. The U.S. and Iran Are Now on a Collision Course The White House’s long-running dispute with Iran is approaching a perilous crossroads one year after President Donald Trump walked away from the multilateral nuclear deal. The Administration&rsq...
04:28, 05/09/2019

Trump willing to work with Iran on nuclear deal: 'I have very good feelings about it' President Trump on Monday addressed tensions over Iran's nuclear program as he expressed optimism about the potential to reach a new deal with the Islamic nation while insisting he does not want to go...
21:00, 08/26/2019

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action.....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear agreement....
01:42, 05/18/2019

France sends top diplomat to support Iran nuclear deal France has sent a top diplomat to Iran in an effort to shore up support for the fading 2015 nuclear agreement, with plans to urge leaders to scale back uranium enrichment "without delay."...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Iran Appears Ready to Reduce Compliance With Nuclear Deal The Iranians hinted that they would reduce their compliance with the Iranian nuclear agreement on the eve of the anniversary of President Trump’s repudiation of the deal....
21:42, 05/06/2019

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put p...
16:28, 07/01/2019

India And China Seen As Europe's Last Hope To Save Iran Deal The European Union will defend the Iran nuclear accord despite Tehran's decision to backtrack on its commitments in response to U.S. sanctions, diplomats believe, but European powers expect it to......
22:00, 05/09/2019

UK urgently considering next steps after Iran breaches nuclear deal: PM May's spokesman Britain said on Monday it was urgently considering its next steps with its partners under the terms of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, after Iran said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitt...
18:00, 07/01/2019

France pledges to press Iran to comply with nuclear deal France will continue pressuring Iran to comply with the 2015 nuclear deal, a top official said Saturday. “We must do everything we can to contribute to ease tensions with Iran and to ensure navigation...
17:14, 09/07/2019

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps European foreign ministers will seek to flesh out how to convince Iran and the United States to reduce tensions and initiate a dialogue when they meet in Brussels on Monday amid fears that the 2015 nu...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Iran challenges Europe and China to stand up to US over nuclear deal Iran is now giving them 60 days to take significant strides or face a potentially severe new crisis in the Middle EastBy taking a couple of small, carefully calibrated steps towards the exit from the ...
23:14, 05/08/2019

Macron warns Rouhani of 'consequences' over Iran nuclear deal French President Emmanuel Macron has told his Iranian counterpart that he is "deeply concerned" over further weakening of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, warning that there would be inevitable conseque...
07:28, 07/07/2019

EU foreign ministers talk Iran nuclear deal in Brussels EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal were to meet in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise stopover in Brus...
10:14, 05/13/2019

EU powers to discuss Iran deal as Pompeo heads to Brussels The European Union's top diplomat says EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Brussels to discuss ways to keep the pact afloat as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the Belgian cap...
09:28, 05/13/2019

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
08:56, 05/26/2019

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed by nuclear deal Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step in violation of the deal since the United States pulled out...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Iran activates advanced centrifuges, violates nuclear deal Iran already has breached the stockpile and enrichment level limits set by the deal, while stressing it could quickly revert back to the terms of the accord if Europe finds a way for it to sell its cr...
13:42, 09/07/2019

Report: Iran prepares to withdraw from parts of nuclear deal A sudden White House announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran comes just days ahead of the anniversary of President Donald Trum...
20:56, 05/07/2019

Iran complicates nuclear deal with breach of uranium limits European signatories to the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, have warned of consequences, but have not yet said what they might be....
23:14, 07/01/2019

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15 French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants Iran to renew dialogue with Western partners by July 15 to calm tensions over its renewed nuclear ambitions...
23:00, 07/06/2019

Iran says saving nuclear deal not its problem, EU warns no alternative Iran warned the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that it would no longer be burdened with preserving a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as European states pushed Tehran to stick with the agreemen...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-ru...
09:56, 05/26/2019

Iran goes further in breaching nuclear deal, IAEA report shows Iran has gone further in breaching its nuclear deal with world powers, increasing its stock of enriched uranium and refining it to a greater purity than allowed, the U.N. atomic agency report said on ...
21:56, 08/30/2019

Iran claims to have surpassed uranium limit in nuclear deal Iran has surpassed the limit of enriched uranium it's allowed to stockpile under the 2015 nuclear deal, which is still in effect with a handful of countries....
16:14, 07/01/2019

Iran voices optimism over nuclear deal after talks with France Tehran says gap is closing on views after phone conversation between Macron and Rouhani Iran and France have moved closer in their views on the future of Tehran’s nuclear deal with the west after talk...
22:00, 09/02/2019

Iran to return to nuclear deal only under oil credit line: Fars A senior Iranian official confirmed on Wednesday that Tehran would return to its nuclear deal commitment only if it got $15 billion for oil sales over four months, as stipulated in a draft French plan...
09:56, 09/04/2019

Iran To Restart Part Of Nuclear Activity After US Withdrawal From Deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear programme in response to the US withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news...
04:56, 05/07/2019

US-Iran tensions rise ahead of anniversary of deal pullout DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — White House’s sudden announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier would be deployed in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran comes just days ahead of the anniversary o...
08:28, 05/07/2019

Fresh Nuclear Deal With Iran Is "A Possibility To Happen", Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks...
16:56, 05/27/2019

EU makes last-ditch effort to keep Iran from leaving nuclear deal Europe aims to boost trade in effort to persuade Tehran not to escalate Gulf crisisEuropean states will announce a multimillion-euro credit line to ease trade between the EU and Iran in a last-minute ...
21:14, 06/26/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran’s decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron...
12:56, 05/09/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
23:00, 05/27/2019

EU consults nuclear deal partners as Iran warns of new steps The European Union says it’s in contact with signatories of the Iran nuclear agreement and will discuss with them what steps to take should the country ramp up uranium enrichment this weekend...
14:00, 07/04/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
11:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: France's Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran's decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the Iran nuclear...
13:28, 05/09/2019

U.S. should honor nuclear deal if it wants talks: Iran foreign minister Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday the United States must observe the 2015 nuclear deal and stop engaging in "economic terrorism" against the Iranian people if Washington wa...
07:56, 08/29/2019

As the Nuclear Deal Totters, So Do the Fortunes of Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, the Iranian most closely associated with the 2015 pact, is under fire both at home and in Washington, which is weighing sanctions on him....
19:42, 07/04/2019

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser visited Tehran for t...
11:56, 07/10/2019

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has said it will continue enrichment until s...
20:56, 07/09/2019

Iran still violating 2015 nuclear deal, UN watchdog finds A report from the United Nations atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stockpile low-enriched uranium beyond the limitations outlined in the 2015 nuclear deal, the Associated Press reported Friday....
14:42, 08/31/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Iran’s nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from...
11:56, 05/08/2019

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat VIENNA (AP) — Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are set to gather in Vienna as tensions in the Persian Gulf simmer and Tehran is poise...
09:28, 06/28/2019

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf....
00:42, 07/15/2019

Iran to take new steps to reduce commitment to nuclear deal on July 7 Iran will take new steps to reduce its commitments under its nuclear deal with world powers on July 7, the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said on Tuesday, according...
16:28, 06/25/2019

Iran threatens to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
19:14, 07/03/2019

Spokesman: Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal A spokesman for Iran's atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Iran says it is ready to enrich uranium beyond nuclear deal levels Tehran says it will increase enrichment because Europe has ‘indirectly violated’ nuclear dealA top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level s...
13:57, 07/06/2019

Iran stays within nuclear deal's main limits while testing another Iran has stayed within the main restrictions of its nuclear deal, a quarterly report by the U.N. atomic watchdog indicated on Friday, at a time when Tehran is threatening to break the rules in future ...
22:28, 05/31/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of crucial meeting German, French and British foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise visi...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Russia: Washington’s ‘irresponsible behavior’ endangering Iran deal TEHRAN, Iran — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the situation surrounding the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord has been complicated by “irresponsible behavior” from Washingt...
15:56, 05/08/2019

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are...
16:42, 05/31/2019

Iran holds back on threat to breach nuclear deal Country may be waiting on outcome of talks setting out plans to kickstart trade with EUIran has held back on its threat to make its first breach of the nuclear deal and may be waiting for the outcome ...
17:28, 06/27/2019

US briefing: Iran deal crumbles, Don McGahn and climate skepticism Wednesday’s top story: Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear agreement. Plus, the Republicans taking on Trump in 2020Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue read...
13:56, 05/08/2019

5 nations still committed to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Austria Iran and five countries that signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal have agreed to meet in Austria this weekend to discuss the agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
21:14, 07/23/2019

Iran says decision to decrease commitment to nuclear deal is irreversible Iran said on Sunday it would not back down from its decision to scale back some of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, state TV quoted Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqc...
23:28, 06/23/2019

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continue trading with the country de...
11:28, 05/09/2019

Iran sends letters on partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian state television says letters outlining the Islamic Republic’s partial withdrawal from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have been delivered to ambassadors...
07:28, 05/08/2019

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
13:14, 07/08/2019

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear...
21:14, 06/18/2019

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses...
19:28, 06/17/2019

Iran to further reduce commitments to nuclear deal: foreign minister Iran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday without elaborating, according to parliamentary n...
16:56, 08/03/2019

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehr...
12:14, 06/10/2019

Iran to scale back nuclear deal commitments: Tasnim Iran will announce further moves on Monday to scale back compliance with an international nuclear pact that the United States abandoned last year, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Sund...
15:42, 06/16/2019

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits Iran announces it is raising level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of 2015 nuclear deal, but says it remains open to diplomacy to save the agreement...
11:42, 07/07/2019