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October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Trump's Wrecking Ball Aims at Iran Accord

His decision to undermine the nuclear deal could trigger a showdown In a bombshell announcement Friday, President Trump all but exploded the landmark 2015 accord that froze Iran's nuclear research program. Though he stopped short of canceling it outright, he declared that unless America's allies and Congress work with him to renegotiate it – something 105

October 13, 2017 7:18 PM Iran nuclear deal: Trump vows not to recertify agreement

US President Donald Trump has condemned Iran as a "fanatical regime" and refused to continue certifying an international nuclear deal. International observers say Iran has been in full compliance with the 2015 deal freezing its nuclear programme. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US was "more than ever isolated" and could not change the nuclear 92

October 2, 2017 7:01 PM A Burst of Gunfire, a Pause, Then Carnage That Would Not Stop in Las Vegas

At least 58 people were killed and hundreds injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival near the Mandalay Bay casino. LAS VEGAS — At first, it sounded like fireworks, and then the meaning of the loud, crackling noise began to spread, unevenly, through the huge crowd. It dawned on people when they heard screams, when they saw bloodied 165

October 1, 2017 12:51 AM ISIS leader seemingly breaks 11-month silence in audio recording

Speech references North Korean nuclear threats (CNN) - The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seems to have broken his 11-month silence with a long audio message in which he mocks the United States, calls on jihadis to rally against the Syrian regime and insists that ISIS 'remains' despite its rapid loss of territory 89

September 15, 2017 7:56 AM EU mulls longer Schengen checks to fight terror

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The EU said Thursday it may allow countries in Europe’s passport-free Schengen zone to carry out internal border checks for an extra two years to tackle terror threats. Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said there was no longer any need for temporary checks that several countries reintroduced last year as a result 69

September 15, 2017 6:38 AM EUROPE >EU must change its view of Turkey: Turkish FM

Turkey’s foreign minister has urged European countries to change their view of Turkey, saying that unless the EU sees Ankara as an equal partner, “a healthy relationship won’t be possible.” Speaking at a press conference on Sept. 14 in the capital Ankara with his visiting French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Turkey “doesn’t want to have problems 34

September 3, 2017 8:50 AM Asian World Cup qualifying goes down to the wire

HONG KONG: Seven Asian nations will discover their World Cup fate on Tuesday as the race to Russia 2018 draws to a climax. With Iran and Japan having already booked their places at next year's finals, Australia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Syria, Uzbekistan and China all jostle for the remaining tickets. The top two teams from both Asian 67

September 2, 2017 7:20 AM Putin calls on BRICS to oppose protectionism, show leadership on global issues

Beijing [China], September 2 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin called on leaders of emerging markets and economies i.e. BRICS countries to present a united opposition front against protectionism and new barriers in global trade. Putin also asked BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to show leadership on issues of regional 61

September 1, 2017 3:17 PM Iran sends pilgrims back to haj in test for broader dialogue

MECCA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian pilgrims returned to haj this year for the first time since a deadly crush in 2015, in what could be an important confidence-building measure for dialogue on other thorny issues between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Nearly 800 people were killed, according to Riyadh, when two large groups of pilgrims arrived at a crossroads 65

August 31, 2017 1:03 PM U.S.-China mission rushes bomb-grade nuclear fuel out of Africa

ACCRA AND BEIJING—Dan Peng steps onto a narrow steel frame just above a 6-meter-deep pool, which holds a nuclear reactor about to go critical. Clad in a lab coat with a pocket radiation dosimeter, sweating in the stifling reactor hall here on the outskirts of Ghana's capital, the young nuclear physicist edges out to a tube jutting above the water's surface 138