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Iran's Rouhani says 'no limit' to uranium enrichment, producing more than before Obama-era deal
Posted on:Thursday, January 16, 2020

A defiant Iranian President Hassan Rouhani boasted Thursday that there is 'no limit' to his country’s level of uranium enrichment -- just days after European powers raised concerns about the Islamic Republic backing away from a 2015 nuclear deal.

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Pentagon reveals 11 US troops were wounded in Iranian ballistic missile attack on Iraq bases
Posted on:Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Pentagon has revealed that 11 U.S. service members received treatment for concussions from an Iranian missile strike on Jan. 8.

Doubts linger after U.S. and China sign initial trade deal
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

China will boost spending on U.S. products in exchange for the rolling back of some tariffs under an initial trade deal signed by the world’s two largest economies on Wednesday, defusing an 18-month row but leaving numerous thorny issues unresolved.

Iran Issues Threats, Russia and China React Negatively to E.U. Nuclear Deal Dispute Action
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Russia and China have responded negatively to Tuesday’s decision by their European partners in the Iran nuclear deal to trigger a formal dispute resolution process in response to Tehran’s actions in violation of the 2015 agreement.

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Putin Calls For Major Constitutional Amendments, and Medvedev and Cabinet Resign
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for major constitutional changes in his annual state of the nation address Wednesday, heightening speculation that the long-time leader is looking to hold onto power after his fourth presidential term expires in 2024.

'A Bloodless Revolution.' Putin’s Plan to Rewrite Russia’s Constitution Could Allow Him to Lead for Years to Come
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In his annual state of the nation address in Moscow, Putin announced his wish to reform the Russian constitution. 'I truly believe that it is time to introduce certain changes to our country’s main law,' Putin said. Shortly afterward the government resigned en masse, not in protest but seemingly to pave the way for these reforms.

Despite Trump’s Urging, Egypt, Ethiopia Still Deadlocked on Nile Dam
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The latest talks hosted by the U.S. Treasury produced some progress but failed to achieve a comprehensive agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

French President seeks to address African terrorism
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting several African leaders this week to discuss Islamic extremism that is spreading across the continent, seeming to give heed to a recent warning from a French philosopher that a Rwanda-style genocide is developing there.

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Iran announces arrests in downing of Ukrainian jet
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Iran announced that it would arrest several individuals involved with the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet last week after widespread public discontent forced the regime to acknowledge that it had killed the 176 people on board by mistake.

U.S., China set to sign massive purchases deal, easing trade war
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The U.S.-China trade war is set to enter a new, quieter phase on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He sign an initial trade deal that aims to vastly increase Chinese purchases of U.S. manufactured products, agricultural goods, energy, and services.

Iran is closer ‘than ever before’ to regime collapse, says former Obama security advisor
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Iran has had a turbulent past week, marked by more than a hundred Iranian deaths and dramatically increased tensions with the U.S. As it enters into the third day of protests fueled by popular anger over the government’s handling of a downed passenger jet, some observers argue this is the most vulnerable the Islamic Republic’s regime has been since its founding in 1979.

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Iran social media posts call for fifth day of protests
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Iranian social media postings urged citizens to take to the streets for a fifth day on Wednesday, after the admission by the authorities that they had accidentally brought down a passenger plane after days of denials stoked public outrage.

Britain, France, Germany formally accuse Iran of breaking nuclear deal
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Britain, France, and Germany formally accused Iran on Tuesday of violating the terms of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear program, which eventually could lead to the reimposing of U.N. sanctions lifted under the deal.

Boris Johnson rejects Scotland's request for 2nd independence referendum
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson rejected Scotland's demand for a second independence referendum, nearly six years after Scots voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom.

Philippines volcano spews lava half-mile high, threatens to erupt again as flights grounded
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A volcanic eruption in the Philippines continues to spew lava half a mile into the sky, creating lightning bolts, and threatening to erupt again even as tens of thousands of people continue to flee the region and hundreds of flights have been canceled or delayed.

Lebanese protesters back in streets following brief lull
Posted on:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Following a brief lull, Lebanese protesters returned to the streets, blocking several roads around the capital, Beirut, and other areas of the country on Tuesday in renewed rallies against a ruling elite they say has failed to address the economy’s downward spiral.

Iran state TV sees at least 2 news anchors quit: 'Forgive me for the 13 years I told you lies'
Posted on:Monday, January 13, 2020

At least two Iranian journalists at a state-owned media outlet reportedly resigned from their jobs, and another left a while back, apologizing for "the 13 years I told you lies" to her supporters as Tehran grapples with the fallout from protests stemming from a cover-up of its accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner.

Philippines braces for possible volcano eruption
Posted on:Monday, January 13, 2020

Clouds of ash and tremors from the Taal volcano near the capital of the Philippines forced thousands to flee Sunday as the government planned to evacuate hundreds more.

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Protests in Iran ignite following Ukrainian jet gaffe
Posted on:Monday, January 13, 2020

Protests in Iran continued for a third day on Monday after the regime admitted over the weekend to accidentally downing a Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people, killing everyone on board.

Iran admits downing of Ukrainian jet a 'mistake'
Posted on:Monday, January 13, 2020

Iran conceded on Saturday to having made a 'disastrous mistake' in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner that was carrying 176 passengers, an allegation the regime initially denied.

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