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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Hard-line Iranian lawmakers criticized a nuclear deal reached in Geneva last week, with one calling it a “poisoned chalice,” but a majority of deputies who spoke Wednesday in a parliamentary hearing […]
BEIRUT (AP) — As deadly clashes raged on the edge of Damascus, international inspectors left their hotel on Wednesday to start work on the task of destroying Syria’s chemical arsenal under the tightest of deadlines […]
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – The world’s chemical weapons watchdog was preparing Friday to launch a risky United Nations-backed mission into the heart of Syria’s deadly civil war to verify and destroy the country’s chemical […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. says its chief chemical weapons inspector has turned over his team’s report on last month’s alleged poison gas attack in Syria to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky […]
PARIS (AP) — France will wait for its parliament and the U.S. Congress to consider possible military action on Syria before making a decision about whether to launch strikes against Bashar Assad’s regime, President Francois […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it’s “deeply concerned” about reports that chemical weapons were used by Syria’s government against civilians. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. strongly condemns any use of […]
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TOKYO (AP) — Movie star and director Angelina Jolie urged a Japanese audience Monday to join her fight to stop sexual violence in war zones. Jolie said she hoped “In the Land of Blood and […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie made her debut before the U.N.’s most powerful body as a special envoy for refugees Monday and urged the world’s nations to make the fight against rape in […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With words of defiance, Iran announced two nuclear-related projects Tuesday that expand capabilities to extract and process uranium — modest advances in Tehran’s atomic efforts but ones symbolic of its refusal to slow nuclear work.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea vowed Tuesday to cancel the 1953 cease-fire that ended the Korean War, citing a U.S.-led push for punishing U.N. sanctions over its recent nuclear test and ongoing U.S.-South Korean joint military drills.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A new North Korean video portrays President Barack Obama and American troops in flames and says the North conducted its recent nuclear test because of U.S. hostility.