Wed, 23 Jan 2019

AP Explains: Why Are France and Germany Renewing Their Vows

BERLIN The leaders of France and Germany signed a treaty Tuesday renewing their friendship and pledging greater cooperation between their ...

Cemetery in Tehran Burial Site of Hundreds of Poles

Catholic cemetery of the Poles in southern Tehran is located in district of Doulab, close to the Armenian cemetery. It ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, January 22, and picked headlines from ...

Iran Deputy FM Holds Talks with His Polish Counterpart

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi and Polands Deputy Foreign Minister Maciej Lang have met in Tehran ...

Uzbek President Seeks Improved Ties With Germany During Visit

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoev says he wants to bring relations with Germany to a tangibly new and higher level in ...

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday - and it looks a lot like Plan ...

IS Group Targets US Convoy in Northern Syria

BEIRUT An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on ...

EU Sanctions Russians, Syrians Over Use of Chemical Weapons

The European Union has imposed chemical weapons sanctions on nine Russian and Syrian officials, including the chief of Russias GRU ...

Germany Transfers More Asylum Seekers to Other EU Countries

BERLIN The German government says that in a first, more asylum-seekers were transferred to other European Union countries than Germany ...

World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions ...

EU Foreign Ministers OK Sanctions On GRU Chiefs, Novichok Suspects

BRUSSELS -- European Union foreign ministers have approved targeted sanctions against two senior Russian military intelligence officials and two men ...

Germany Cites 'Security Interests' To Ban Iranian Airline

Germany has revoked the license of Iran's Mahan Air airline, citing the need 'to safeguard the foreign policy and security ...

EU Foreign Ministers OK Skripal-Connected Sanctions

BRUSSELS -- European Union foreign ministers have approved targeted sanctions against Syrian and Russian nationals and entities suspected of involvement ...

Polish Deputy FM in Tehran over Hosting Anti-Iran Conference

Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland, Maciej Lang, has arrived in Tehran on Monday morning to discuss an anti-Iran conference scheduled ...

AU delays delegates' trip to Kinshasa over vote result

The African Union has postponed sending a delegation to the Democratic republic of Congo over the country's disputed presidential election ...

Details of Diplomatic Meeting Between Araqchi, Europeans Released

A closed-door meeting in Tehran between Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and senior diplomats from six European nations has ...

EU Justifications for Delaying SPV Not Acceptable

The Head of Iran's Foreign Policy Strategic Council Kamal Kharrazi blames the European Union for its repeated delays in implementing ...

U.S. Warship Donald Cook Heads To Black Sea For 'Security Operations'

The U.S. Navy says the USS Donald Cook is heading toward the Black Sea to conduct maritime security operations and ...

HRW World Report 2019: Reversing autocrats' attacks on rights

This statement was originally published on hrw.org on 17 January 2019. There is a growing global trend to confront the ...

Russia Snubs US Anti-Iran Summit in Poland

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Poland's foreign minister said Russia has declined an invitation to an international conference on the Middle East next ...

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Taliban launches assault on Afghan military base after day-long attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents launched a series of attacks across Afghanistan over the weekend, killing more than 50 people ...

U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

Global inequality soars: Shocking gap between rich and poor revealed

  LONDON, U.K. - The shocking gap between the rich and poor across the world was revealed in a new ...

U.S. president and vice president pay tribute to Martin Luther King

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Monday, ...

Israel to shut down Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israel has announced it will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem and replace them with Israeli-run schools. ...

10 'Blue Helmets' killed in West Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Ten United Nation peacekeepers have been killed in what the UN has described as a 'terrorist attack,' ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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