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August 8, 2017 6:23 AM Iran, Ghana partner for energy, industry

Iran and Ghana have signed a number of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) including those on dam constructing dams and setting up pharmaceutical factories, a report said. The MoUs were signed by Iran's Minister of Labour Ali Rabiei and Ghanaian Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia in Tehran, Iran Daily reported, citing Fars News Agency. Iran can exchange 5

August 7, 2017 7:12 PM Iran to construct 30,000 tonnes chocolate factory in Ghana

Government has signed an MoU with the Republic of Iran for the construction of a 30,000 metric tonnes capacity chocolate factory in Ghana. The project will be executed and managed by Shirin Arsal Food Industrial Group, a major food processing factory in Iran. The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, signed on behalf of Ghana whilst 5

August 5, 2017 2:17 PM At inauguration Hassan Rouhani urges more talks

Hassan Rouhani calls for upholding of 2015 nuclear deal in the face of new sanctions imposed by US on his country. Hassan Rouhani has been inaugurated for a second term as Iranian president, calling for more negotiations with world powers amid new sanctions imposed by the US. "Today is the time for the mother of all negotiations, not mother of all bombs 6

August 5, 2017 12:07 PM Rouhani, embarking on second term in Iran, asks Europe not to side with Trump

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is being sworn-in for a further term on Saturday, has accused the United States of trying to undermine Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, and urged European countries not to side with Washington. Rouhani, who was decisively re-elected in May after promising to open Iran to the world and create 5

August 5, 2017 8:11 AM Europe and USA on a collision course over Iran nuclear deal

The Iran nuclear deal has made the world a safer place, or so Europe says. Yet the Trump administration wants out of the accord. Differences will become apparent when Iranian President Rouhani is sworn in on Saturday. If there is one place in the world where the difference of opinion between Europe and the USA over how to deal with Iran will be most glaringly 4

August 4, 2017 1:02 PM Bawumia arrives in Iran for Presidential inauguration ceremony

The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, arrived at Tehran's Imam Khomeini Airport on Friday morning to participate in swearing-in ceremony of Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani. Upon arrival at the airport, Bawumia was accorded a warm welcome by Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour 4

August 2, 2017 10:44 PM Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but makes clear he’s not happy about it

President Trump on Wednesday signed into law a bill that imposes new sanctions on Russia, but he immediately expressed doubts about its constitutionality and criticized Congress for giving itself greater powers to prevent him from rolling back penalties aimed at Moscow. Trump's reluctant signing of the legislation came nearly a week after it was approved 3

July 30, 2017 3:34 PM President's daughter sparks breastfeeding debate with photo

A picture of the Kyrgyz president's youngest daughter feeding her baby dressed in her underwear has sparked a debate about breastfeeding and sexualisation. She took the post down after being accused of immoral behaviour, but in an exclusive interview with the BBC she said the row was a result of a culture which hyper-sexualised the female form. "This 8

June 21, 2017 9:14 PM Saudi Arabia's Aggressive New Heir to the Throne

The ascension of Mohammad bin Salman may help entrench a more assertive foreign policy for the kingdom. In December 2015, a remarkable memo from Germany’s foreign intelligence service was leaked to news outlets. It argued that Saudi Arabia’s new leaders were destabilizing the Middle East. The memo said King Salman and his advisers had replaced the kingdom’s 6

June 20, 2017 9:26 AM Donald Trump Betrays His Promise to 'Stay Out' of Syria

His interventionism is a betrayal of all who supported him due to his claim that the U.S. “gets nothing” from the conflict and should “stay out.” During the 2016 election, many voters were dismayed by both major-party candidates. Hillary Clinton was the personification of the Washington establishment foreign-policy hawk, with her dismal track record 10