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Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights

Supporters of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal wanted to ease pressure on the rogue regime in other areas as soon as the agreement was finalized, according...

Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights

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Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congol; outrage after the ex...
22:04, 2019-05-03

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a h...
21:36, 2019-05-14

Iran refuses to end breach of nuclear deal until it gets 'full rights' Tehran meets French envoy as Rouhani warns UK of repercussions over oil tanker seizureIran has told Europe it will not reverse its decision to increa...
15:08, 2019-07-10

What Samantha Power Learned on the Job “The Education of an Idealist,” by Samantha Power, describes how her years with the Obama administration forced her to alter her thinking on foreign ...
11:24, 2019-09-10

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
21:32, 2019-07-04

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s...
18:28, 2019-09-30

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborat...
12:00, 2019-09-10

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal giant Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s...
16:52, 2019-09-30

Trump voter base would recoil at attack on Venezuela or Iran, backers warn President Trump would destabilize his reelection coalition if he attacks Iran or Venezuela, supporters and outside observers say, as key administrati...
23:52, 2019-05-08

Calls for inquiry into claims Johnson backers benefit from no-deal Brexit Cabinet secretary urged to look into conflict of interest fears raised by Philip Hammond and Rachel JohnsonThe UK’s most senior civil servant is unde...
18:36, 2019-09-28

Samantha Power reproached Obama for his 'distorted' account of Syria red line flip-flop As president, Barack Obama reversed a plan to punish Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons attacks and then gave a “distorted” account of t...
14:36, 2019-09-12

'I hated my voting instructions': Samantha Power defied Obama to block Russia from UN body Russia lost a 2016 election to the United Nations Human Rights Council because President Barack Obama’s U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power defied his ord...
22:32, 2019-09-11

'I hated my voting instructions': Samantha Power defied Obama to block Russia from United Nations body Russia lost a 2016 election to the United Nations Human Rights Council because President Barack Obama’s United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power defi...
15:56, 2019-09-11

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on E...
12:56, 2019-07-19

‘For Colored Girls’ and ‘Soft Power’ Will Be Part of Public Theater Season Along with a revival of Ntozake Shange’s “choreopoem” and a new David Henry Hwang musical: work from Tony Kushner, Richard Nelson and Steve Earle....
20:48, 2019-06-06

China’s Soft-Power Fail: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies....
17:36, 2019-08-20

China’s Soft-Power Failure: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies....
19:44, 2019-08-20

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
06:24, 2019-05-17

Abortion: NI law 'breaches human rights' A court finds in favour of a campaigner who challenged the law after she was denied a termination in NI....
12:00, 2019-10-03

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated ...
12:44, 2019-05-20

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:08, 2019-06-14

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
21:20, 2019-06-21

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
23:20, 2019-07-08

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
23:16, 2019-06-26

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Preside...
22:24, 2019-06-19

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, ...
10:44, 2019-06-25

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cas...
08:28, 2019-07-27

Giving nature human rights could be the best way to protect the planet Rivers, lakes and forests around the world are being recognised as if they were legal persons. It sounds strange, but could it effectively protect th...
13:12, 2019-09-25

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
12:20, 2019-06-22

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
22:44, 2019-06-21

Orangutan with human rights will move to Florida sanctuary An orangutan who was ruled Argentina’s “first non-human person” is moving to a sanctuary in Florida. The 33-year-old primate named ...
15:28, 2019-09-28

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
11:24, 2019-06-04

UN launches Venezuela human rights abuse probe The UN Human Rights Council has voted to send a team to Venezuela to investigate alleged rights violations. Representatives from a dozen countries ar...
13:08, 2019-09-27

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the count...
14:04, 2019-05-29

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
21:52, 2019-05-03

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
19:48, 2019-06-27

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
12:24, 2019-08-01

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wi...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Northern Ireland abortion law ruled to breach human rights High court in Belfast rules against country’s strict abortion lawNorthern Ireland’s near-blanket abortion ban breaches the UK’s human rights commitme...
16:52, 2019-10-03

Human rights museum opens in former Seoul torture site The Democracy and Human Rights Memorial Hall has opened in a notorious building where South Korean pro-democracy activists were once tortured....
04:36, 2019-10-10

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
06:20, 2019-06-20

Attacks escalate against Afghanistan's human rights defenders – report Amnesty says activists have been attacked and killed with impunity, with their plight ‘largely ignored’ at home and abroadHuman rights defenders in A...
12:28, 2019-08-29

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he...
14:40, 2019-06-02

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not on...
18:04, 2019-09-09

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according t...
21:12, 2019-08-23

Northern Ireland abortion law found to breach human rights A court rules in favour of a woman who challenged the law after she was denied a termination in NI....
16:04, 2019-10-03

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate dispu...
18:56, 2019-08-08

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this we...
17:36, 2019-05-17

Northern Ireland abortion law in breach of human rights commitments High court in Belfast issues ruling against country’s strict abortion lawNorthern Ireland’s strict abortion law breaches the UK’s human rightscommitm...
12:36, 2019-10-03

EU nations lead condemnation of Saudi human rights record Statement read out at UN human rights council meeting denounces alleged use of torture and unlawful detentionsSaudi Arabia’s human rights record has ...
08:36, 2019-09-24

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said i...
14:32, 2019-05-09

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia ha...
18:32, 2019-05-28

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan oppos...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album s...
16:24, 2019-09-03

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty Internationa...
13:32, 2019-05-22

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “w...
18:20, 2019-09-09

Increasingly under attack, women human rights defenders need better back up A group of United Nations human rights experts issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on States to live up to their commitments to protect wom...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, ...
19:32, 2019-06-19

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicol...
17:56, 2019-06-14

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
08:40, 2019-07-10

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being...
14:28, 2019-07-04

‘Milestone agreement’ paves the way for new UN Human Rights Office in Sudan “With this milestone agreement, we are poised to accompany Sudan through an important moment in its history” – the words of UN human rights chief Mic...
23:04, 2019-09-25

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on politics, human rights and storytelling She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was als...
15:40, 2019-09-16

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key hum...
20:24, 2019-05-16

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tor...
14:44, 2019-07-18

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
22:12, 2019-07-15

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
19:36, 2019-05-16

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
23:24, 2019-06-24

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colv...
15:52, 2019-09-21

Chinese human rights lawyer 'totally changed man' after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang h...
18:24, 2019-06-28

Alphonso David Becomes 1st Black President of Human Rights Campaign: 'I Will Fight for Each and Every One of Us' The Human Rights Campaign has hired civil rights lawyer Alphonso David as its seventh president....
17:36, 2019-07-01

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses claim North Korea has carried out public exec...
18:24, 2019-06-10

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Co...
14:40, 2019-06-25

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new repor...
23:16, 2019-09-19

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spe...
10:40, 2019-05-29

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
18:16, 2019-06-04

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indo...
20:12, 2019-09-04

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
04:28, 2019-06-06

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused ...
08:36, 2019-07-19

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights...
00:36, 2019-06-26

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protect...
15:56, 2019-07-18

Elizabeth May accuses Justin Trudeau of stripping human rights from refugees Trudeau said in the debate that May’s claim that new federal rules were denying refugees’ human rights was “absolutely false.”...
14:08, 2019-10-11

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of act...
19:20, 2019-08-07

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
02:08, 2019-06-22

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Huma...
20:00, 2019-05-28

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
18:08, 2019-05-22

Russia complicit in human rights abuses in Crimea, court told Case could embarrass Vladimir Putin and prompt Ukrainian demands for reparationsThe Russian state directed and ran the military coup in Crimea and it...
13:12, 2019-09-11

Northern Ireland abortion laws violate human rights, says court The High Court in Belfast as handed abortion rights activists a win, finding that the country's laws conflict with European human rights. Northern Ir...
17:16, 2019-10-03

Elizabeth May accuses Justin Trudeau of stripping refugees of their human rights Trudeau said in the debate that May’s claim that new federal rules were denying refugees’ human rights was “absolutely false.”...
06:28, 2019-10-11

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has ...
22:44, 2019-07-08

Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights China and Russia have a “morally reprehensible” tactic of cloaking human rights abuses in hypocritical speeches, according to Secretary of State Mike...
03:24, 2019-09-14

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA con...
20:12, 2019-06-18

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and e...
19:00, 2019-08-16

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanction...
16:12, 2019-05-09

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize awarded to Ilham Tohti The Council of Europe has awarded its prestigious annual human rights award to imprisoned Uighur activist Ilham Tohti. It has also jointly honored th...
17:20, 2019-09-30

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Sex dolls and human trafficking: John Oliver shows what happens when men rule reproductive rights John Oliver spent his usual top-of-show rundown of the week’s event’s on the spiraling horrorshow of the rapidly imploding Trump administration befor...
12:32, 2019-10-07

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-ru...
18:16, 2019-06-19

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detai...
04:08, 2019-08-03

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion ban violates UK human rights commitments Belfast's High Court ruled on Thursday that Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws are incompatible with the United Kingdom's human rights commitmen...
14:24, 2019-10-03

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
18:36, 2019-07-03

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadoria...
18:32, 2019-04-11

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public execu...
17:08, 2019-06-11

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink pa...
18:36, 2019-09-05

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situat...
14:04, 2019-09-09

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
16:12, 2019-04-09

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human ...
23:48, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
18:20, 2019-06-17

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, d...
17:36, 2019-07-26

Northern Ireland abortion laws break UK human rights, court rules Northern Ireland's strict abortion law breaches the UK's human rights commitments, the High Court in Belfast has ruled....
12:24, 2019-10-03

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
10:44, 2019-06-07

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
10:40, 2019-04-09

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-le...
01:08, 2019-07-17

Italian leaders decry human rights ruling on mafia prison regimes ‘’Only jail scares the mobsters’, warn prosecutors who say ECHR judgment will hit war on organised crimeItalian ministers, prosecutors and police chi...
18:40, 2019-10-09

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia Here’s a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN’s Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for ‘democratic shift...
19:12, 2019-09-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more On Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters;...
21:48, 2019-05-10

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
18:44, 2019-06-06

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Show After Complaints From Human Rights Groups It was “important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the L.G.B.T.Q. community and freedom of expression,” the rapper said....
21:24, 2019-07-09

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
19:24, 2019-07-09

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
22:44, 2019-05-01

Fans take Uefa to task over final tickets and hosts’ poor human-rights records • Supporter groups want more tickets and accessible cities• Problems arose in Madrid and Baku last seasonA coalition of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool a...
10:04, 2019-08-28

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council Expressing deep concern at the “magnitude and gravity of the human rights impact” of Venezuela’s current crisis, the UN High Commissioner for Human R...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Zimbabwe police used excessive force during anti-government protests: Human rights groups Zimbabwe's police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests....
19:32, 2019-08-16

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before in...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday ...
20:40, 2019-05-29

ASAP Rocky was arrested after a fight in Sweden. Now members of Congress say it’s a human rights issue. Several House members — as well as his hip-hop peers — have spoken out about the rapper's alleged mistreatment....
22:28, 2019-07-17

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokespe...
23:32, 2019-08-06

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United Sta...
02:56, 2019-09-04

The US blacklisted some of China's most valuable AI startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation Andy Wong/AP Photo The US placed an additional 28 Chinese companies on a trade blacklist on Monday. Among these 28 were eight major tech companies, i...
14:00, 2019-10-08

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase th...
18:36, 2019-09-16

Northern Ireland's abortion laws break UK human rights, court rules Northern Ireland's strict abortion law breaches the UK's human rights commitments, the High Court in Belfast has ruled....
12:08, 2019-10-03

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
11:32, 2019-06-01

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is performing in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over human rights violations....
21:44, 2019-07-08

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and h...
03:08, 2019-07-01

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally ...
02:56, 2019-05-09

Augmented reality has immense power — its users will need rights The experience from the emergence of social media underlines the complex and numerous challenges yet offer transferable knowledge for AR.Read More...
00:40, 2019-06-22

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hu...
20:36, 2019-07-17

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy life style can prevent dementia; updat...
20:40, 2019-05-14

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
19:12, 2019-07-18

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruc...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activist...
07:28, 2019-06-19

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hu...
12:00, 2019-09-30

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights ch...
12:20, 2019-07-22

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
01:44, 2019-04-15

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
01:28, 2019-07-13

High Court rules that transgender man being registered as his child's mother does not break human rights A transgender man who has given birth but does not want to be described as "mother" on a birth certificate has lost a High Court fight....
14:20, 2019-09-25

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
19:36, 2019-05-21

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed...
14:48, 2019-08-14

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detentio...
17:04, 2019-05-03

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michel...
21:48, 2019-08-19

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
23:52, 2019-05-09

Equality and Human Rights Commission launches formal investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism within Labour Party The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a formal investigation into alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour Party....
13:24, 2019-05-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Eye health, UN’s financial crisis, progress in Mali and South Sudan, human rights in Australia Tuesday’s top stories: Global need for eye care is set to increase ‘dramatically’; work and reforms of the UN ‘at risk’; progress on Mali security; S...
23:04, 2019-10-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
17:36, 2019-07-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwand...
22:32, 2019-04-12

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes blasted for claiming Ilhan Omar is ‘consistent’ on human rights in Middle East MSNBC host Chris Hayes is facing criticism for his praise of freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and what he calls her “consistent” voice in ...
14:56, 2019-04-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
23:16, 2019-07-30

LifeProof’s USB-C Power Packs Can Survive Your Clumsy Human Existence Every time I hoist my daily-carry LifeProof power bank out of my backpack in open sight of others, I get questions, scoffs, and ridicule about it bei...
03:00, 2019-07-27

North Koreans trapped in ‘vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption, repression’ and endemic bribery: UN human rights office Bribery is the main way people in North Korea get food, healthcare, shelter and work, a new UN human rights office report said on Tuesday....
18:12, 2019-05-28

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been impriso...
22:12, 2019-07-02

Wind power: crown estate opens new bids for seabed rights Offshore leasing auction starts for 7GW capacity project that could supply 6m UK homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshor...
02:16, 2019-09-19

First peaceful transfer of power in DR Congo ‘an extraordinary opportunity’ for advancing rights The election of President Felix Tshisekedi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), marks “an extraordinary opportunity” for the country to adv...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’ Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fu...
23:40, 2019-06-27

Death of Blue Girl shines light on women's rights in Iran The Open Stadiums movement in Iran is hoping its work to improve women’s rights in Iran will mean the death of Sahar Khodayari, nicknamed Blue Girl, ...
22:16, 2019-09-20

Wind power windfall: crown estate to sell offshore windfarm rights Treasury in line for millions as auction starts for seabed leases on sites able to supply 6m homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round...
12:52, 2019-09-19

All About Iran’s Military Power Though it’s been drowned out by other news lately, let us not forget about Iran. In recent months alone it shot down a $200 million U.S.-made drone, ...
18:24, 2019-10-02

Iran detains family members of women's rights activist Masih Alinejad Iranian intelligence officers have detained three family members of the founder of the White Wednesdays campaign. The high-profile women's movement c...
16:48, 2019-09-26

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news include: a new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2...
22:00, 2019-04-18

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime an...
12:16, 2019-05-30

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

FA Cup set to be entirely free-to-air after ITV strike rights deal to share with BBC From 2021 the FA Cup will be entirely free-to-air after ITV announced they are set to replace BT Sport in sharing the rights with the BBC....
17:28, 2019-05-23

Orangutan who was granted human rights in landmark legal case flies to US for more 'dignified' life An orangutan who was granted the same legal rights as a human in a landmark court case has finally arrived in the US after spending 20 years in an Ar...
11:52, 2019-09-28

The animal economists that can wheel and deal as well as any human From monkey markets to fishy business, we’re finding that many animals make rational trades. Even brainless fungi have a thing or two to teach us...
21:08, 2019-04-11

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health iss...
19:52, 2019-05-29

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation...
20:20, 2019-08-16

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
23:48, 2019-07-12

Sanofi signs U.S. rights deal with Roche for flu treatment Tamiflu French drugs and healthcare group Sanofi said on Tuesday it had signed a rights deal with Roche for the 'Tamiflu' product in the United States....
10:08, 2019-07-23

Turner Prize ends sponsorship deal over LGBT rights row The Turner Prize has ended a sponsorship deal just a day after it was announced following an LGBT rights row....
11:56, 2019-05-03

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines after power spike Large racks of the computers constantly mining Bitcoin have led to a spike in electricity consumption....
12:28, 2019-06-28

Pompeo announces new sanctions on Iran's nuclear power complex Saturday brought new sanctions on Iran's nuclear reactor and power plant complex aimed at blocking the nation's development of nuclear weapons....
16:28, 2019-05-04

Britons in Europe face citizens' rights 'lottery' in event of no deal Requirements and costs of staying put abroad after Brexit vary across EU member statesTens of thousands of Britons seeking to secure residency rights...
19:32, 2019-10-14

BREAKING: Iran confirms nuke power boost amid fears of war with US IRAN has confirmed it will be increasing it uranium enrichment levels amid renewed fears of war with the US....
11:12, 2019-06-17

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
22:44, 2019-08-16

‘Does the president have the power to declare war?’: Democrats grill Trump official on Iran – video The US state department's expert on Iran, Brian Hook, is on the receiving end of a series of questions by Democrats, who ask how the Trump administra...
11:24, 2019-06-20

Mexico vows higher wages, labour rights in effort to speed up trade deal The USMCA, which would replace the $1 trillion North American Free Trade Agreement, risks getting bogged down in the 2020 U.S. presidential election ...
22:08, 2019-10-08

U.S. takes steps to stop Iran from producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its sole power plant The U.S. is engaged in a campaign to halt Iran's ballistic missile program and weaken its regional influence....
00:16, 2019-05-04

Deal: LG G8 ThinQ is $200 off at B&H and comes with free power bank Just like many other flagship smartphones available in the US, the unlocked LG G8 ThinQ is compatible with all major carriers in the country, includi...
00:04, 2019-06-15

How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power In both pre-emptive and defensive ways, the social network is modifying its behavior to fend off antitrust concerns....
09:28, 2019-08-12

Iran nuclear deal: what has Tehran said and what happens next? Hassan Rouhani’s move to alter commitments amid crippling US sanctions outlinedIran has suspended commitments it made under the terms of the 2015 nuc...
16:32, 2019-05-08

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment ris...
16:36, 2019-07-03

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed co...
18:24, 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that...
23:16, 2019-09-07

Killer new deal brings the unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM down to $200 A new day, a sweet new deal on a respectable and already pretty affordable Motorola smartphone. The mid-range Moto G7 Power is still on sale at Veriz...
15:36, 2019-05-18

Sudanese factions sign power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement has inked a landmark power-sharing deal with the country's ruling military council. The move paves the way to civilian...
13:40, 2019-08-04

Iran: No more 'deadlines' to save nuclear deal Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatorie...
13:16, 2019-07-08

Iran nuclear-deal crisis: Is war with the US ahead? Iran has canceled parts of the nuclear deal and threatened to blockade access to oil in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent a fleet into the area. Is a...
18:12, 2019-05-08

Opinion: Iran must save P5+1 nuclear deal — not the EU Iran has waited for the EU to react as it reneges on its obligations under the international nuclear agreement. The ball, however, is in Iran's court...
16:04, 2019-09-07

Iran to further reduce compliance with nuclear deal Foreign minister says Iran has been withdrawing in stages since US pulled out last yearIran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a la...
13:00, 2019-08-03

Iran scraps 'some commitments' to nuclear deal Iranian state media says Tehran has sent letters reducing its commitments under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran was said to be placing the b...
07:28, 2019-05-08

Iran: EU failing to save nuclear deal The EU has "failed to act on their promises" within the 2015 nuclear deal, said Iran's atomic energy chief. Germany's foreign minister has warned aga...
05:16, 2019-09-09

Deal: Unlocked Moto G7 Power price drops below $200 on Amazon Motorola's new Moto G7 series are a solid choice for those looking to buy a mid-range Android smartphone. Each of the Moto G7 phone is tailored for d...
08:08, 2019-06-11

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a r...
05:12, 2019-07-05

Unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM drops below $200 in fresh Woot deal The smartphone with the best battery life in the world right now (according to our in-depth testing) typically costs $250 unlocked in the US, but for...
13:16, 2019-06-17

Iran to develop centrifuges in further step away from nuclear deal Tehran has announced efforts to speed up its uranium enrichment, a third breach of its faltering nuclear deal with world powers. As Iran gave Europea...
03:16, 2019-09-05

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of...
18:32, 2019-05-13

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State M...
04:32, 2019-05-14

UN says Iran breaks nuclear deal stockpile limit FILE – This Jan. 15, 2011 file photo, shows a part of Arak heavy water nuclear facilities, near the central city of Arak, 150 miles (250 kilome...
17:12, 2019-07-01

Iran says it has broken stockpile limit set by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says it has surpassed the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear de...
15:20, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Bolton says Iran should stick to nuclear deal ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions be...
08:08, 2019-05-29

EU warns Iran it may be forced to withdraw from nuclear deal EU warns it may have no choice if Iran takes further steps away from dealThe European Union has privately warned Iran that it will be forced to start...
09:16, 2019-09-27

EU may be forced to withdraw from nuclear deal, Iran told EU warns it may have no choice if Iran takes further steps away from dealThe European Union has privately warned Iran that it will be forced to start...
01:08, 2019-09-27

Iran plans to take next step regarding atomic deal in 60 days Iran’s deputy foreign minister says that his nation will take another step impacting its compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal with world power...
10:52, 2019-07-07

Here’s where Iran’s nuclear program stands as the deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pul...
20:44, 2019-05-08

Trump says his ‘gut’ tells him Iran is ready to deal on nukes READY TO DEAL: President Trump says he believes Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be ready to negotiate a new agreement to resolve the stalemate o...
13:36, 2019-08-27

Iran to announce partial withdrawal from nuclear deal A year after Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 agreement, Iran takes ‘reciprocal measures’Iran will announce its partial withdrawal from the nuclea...
03:20, 2019-05-08

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from...
18:04, 2019-05-31

Iran says it will take a ‘strong step’ away from nuclear deal without new terms Iran will “take a strong step” away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if Europe cannot offer the country new terms by a deadline at the en...
18:52, 2019-09-02

European powers warn on Iran nuclear deal Germany, France and Britain have called for "responsible" action to reduce tensions between Tehran and the United States. Iran has breached the terms...
19:00, 2019-07-14

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as i...
17:56, 2019-05-20

UN watchdog confirms another violation in Iran nuclear deal The United Nations' nuclear watchdog confirmed on Monday that Iran has installed advanced centrifuges and is moving toward enriching uranium levels -...
21:00, 2019-09-09

Iran says it has exceeded uranium limits set in nuclear deal Iran has exceeded the limits for its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, the country’s state media rep...
15:20, 2019-07-01

Key moments surrounding Iran’s now-threatened nuclear deal Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal, an...
13:16, 2019-05-08

Iran will enrich uranium in a further breach of the nuclear deal Islamic Republic plans to produce uranium at 5% enrichment as tensions with the US buildIran is about to break the terms of its nuclear deal for a se...
08:32, 2019-07-07

Iran announces plans to breach nuclear deal Iran says it is raising its enrichment of uranium beyond the limit of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
09:08, 2019-07-07

US: Iran should still comply with nuke deal Trump derided WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the p...
23:48, 2019-06-17

EU rejects Iran's two-month ultimatum on nuclear deal European foreign ministers regret US sanctions but remain committed to pactThe European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britai...
13:16, 2019-05-09

Iran announces second breach of 2015 nuclear deal Tehran says it is raising its enrichment of uranium beyond the limit of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. It will be the second time the landm...
10:00, 2019-07-07

Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran — A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal ...
11:40, 2019-06-17

Iran taking new steps to remove itself from nuclear deal Iran announced plans to take additional steps away from the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday, in an attempt to ...
18:24, 2019-08-03

Europe rejects Iran 'ultimatums' on nuclear deal European powers have said they still backed the nuclear deal with Iran, but would not be held to ransom in order to keep it alive....
10:28, 2019-05-09

Iran says it will scale back its commitment to nuclear deal The President of Iran on Wednesday said the country will scale back their commitment to the 2015 Iran-nuclear deal, a year to the day the US unilater...
08:32, 2019-05-08

The Latest: Iran steps away from parts of nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Iran’s president...
08:00, 2019-05-08

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from...
16:52, 2019-06-23

Europe is failing to save nuclear deal, Iran says Iran already has crept past limits the deal imposed on nuclear enrichment and its uranium stockpile. It is trying to pressure Europe to find a way to...
14:48, 2019-09-08

Corbyn: Johnson plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit Labour leader calls on top civil servant to spell out election rulesJeremy Corbyn has called on the UK’s most senior civil servant to intervene to st...
00:24, 2019-08-09

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future a...
10:08, 2019-07-17

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposi...
17:32, 2019-07-05

UN chief welcomes power-sharing deal between Sudanese military and opposition UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedo...
21:16, 2019-07-05

Protesters in Sudan sign final power sharing deal with army The signing capped weeks of tortuous negotiations between the military and protest leaders....
17:00, 2019-08-17

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:55 p.m. As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran...
20:48, 2019-05-22

Iran appears to bend in standoff with US over 2015 nuclear deal Iran hinted at possible concessions to end its diplomatic standoff with Washington, including providing reassurances it will not seek nuclear arms an...
00:08, 2019-09-26

EU makes last-ditch effort to keep Iran from leaving nuclear deal Europe aims to boost trade in effort to persuade Tehran not to escalate Gulf crisisEuropean states will announce a multimillion-euro credit line to e...
20:36, 2019-06-26

France pledges to press Iran to comply with nuclear deal France will continue pressuring Iran to comply with the 2015 nuclear deal, a top official said Saturday. “We must do everything we can to contribute ...
18:16, 2019-09-07

Iran's ultimatum on breaching nuclear deal puts EU3 on the spot Tehran confirms it will violate 2015 agreement and take uranium stocks above limitIran has confirmed it will breach the 2015 nuclear deal for the fir...
14:20, 2019-06-26

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and revers...
22:00, 2019-07-07

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions and s...
10:36, 2019-05-09

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat VIENNA (AP) — Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are set to gather in Vienna as tens...
08:56, 2019-06-28

The Latest: France’s Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran’s decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times ...
12:32, 2019-05-09

Iran complicates nuclear deal with breach of uranium limits European signatories to the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, have warned of consequences, but have not yet sa...
23:08, 2019-07-01

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Ir...
19:12, 2019-06-19

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be disc...
10:04, 2019-06-10

Iran says it is ready to enrich uranium beyond nuclear deal levels Tehran says it will increase enrichment because Europe has ‘indirectly violated’ nuclear dealA top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Rep...
11:32, 2019-07-06

EU backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of crucial meeting German, French and British foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. But US Secre...
15:04, 2019-05-13

Iran to break uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal Atomic agency chief says limit will be breached in 10 days and uranium could be enriched up to 20%Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by ...
13:24, 2019-06-17

Iran voices optimism over nuclear deal after talks with France Tehran says gap is closing on views after phone conversation between Macron and Rouhani Iran and France have moved closer in their views on the futur...
15:40, 2019-09-02

Iran to step up enrichment of uranium in breach of nuclear deal Iran has announced it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
11:24, 2019-07-07

Spokesman: Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear ...
10:44, 2019-06-17

UN inspectors to verify Iran’s claim it has broken nuclear deal Tehran ramps up level of uranium enrichment and hints at further breachesInspectors from the UN’s nuclear watchdog will work to verify Iran’s claim i...
17:36, 2019-07-07

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors sti...
13:56, 2019-06-17

Iran rejects last-ditch effort to save nuclear deal as ‘not enough’ Iran's envoy said the talks with European officials were "a step forward, but it is still not enough and not meeting Iran's expectations."...
21:04, 2019-06-28

Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal with world...
09:40, 2019-05-17

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time si...
16:24, 2019-07-01

The Latest: UN says Iran breaks nuclear deal stockpile limit VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s unraveling nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The United Nations’ atomic watc...
16:16, 2019-07-01

Iran holds back on threat to breach nuclear deal Country may be waiting on outcome of talks setting out plans to kickstart trade with EUIran has held back on its threat to make its first breach of t...
16:08, 2019-06-27

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran as the two adversaries take steps sure to further infla...
13:12, 2019-06-18

US-Iran tensions rise ahead of anniversary of deal pullout DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — White House’s sudden announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier would be deployed in the Persian Gulf to coun...
08:20, 2019-05-07

Russia: Washington’s ‘irresponsible behavior’ endangering Iran deal TEHRAN, Iran — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the situation surrounding the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord has been complicated by...
13:16, 2019-05-08

US briefing: Iran deal crumbles, Don McGahn and climate skepticism Wednesday’s top story: Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear agreement. Plus, the Republicans taking on Trump in 2020Good morning, I’m Tim W...
12:56, 2019-05-08

Iran sends letters on partial withdrawal from nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television says letters outlining the Islamic Republic’s partial withdrawal from its 2015 nuclear deal with w...
07:20, 2019-05-08

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord...
18:56, 2019-07-09

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, ...
16:08, 2019-05-31

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program...
08:37, 2019-05-26

AP EXPLAINS: Iran’s nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the d...
09:36, 2019-05-08

Iran challenges Europe and China to stand up to US over nuclear deal Iran is now giving them 60 days to take significant strides or face a potentially severe new crisis in the Middle EastBy taking a couple of small, ca...
21:20, 2019-05-08

Iran activates advanced centrifuges, violates nuclear deal Iran already has breached the stockpile and enrichment level limits set by the deal, while stressing it could quickly revert back to the terms of the...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Iran expands uranium enrichment in new breach of nuclear deal Iran has been accumulating, or had been prepared to accumulate, enriched uranium, the International Atomic Energy Agency said in a new report....
17:36, 2019-09-26

Sudanese military and protesters reach full agreement on power-sharing deal Constitutional declaration follows the arrest of nine paramilitaries for killing four schoolchildrenSudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders have ...
06:56, 2019-08-03

EU to chair high-level meeting on Iran nuclear deal June 28 BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will chair a meeting of the nations involved in the embattled Iran nuclear deal in Vienna on June 28. Besides the ...
21:40, 2019-06-20

Trump preparing to shred key remaining remnants of Iran nuclear deal President Trump is poised to tighten sanctions on Iran by revoking waivers for the country's civilian nuclear program, administration officials say....
00:24, 2019-07-11

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at ...
08:32, 2019-06-09

Britain sees 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels are hoping to deescalate tensions between the US and Iran. Britain's top diplomat says there's still a "smal...
14:52, 2019-07-15

Saudi crown prince tells Iran: 'We won't hesitate to deal with any threat' Mohammed bin Salman speaks publicly for first time about latest tanker attacks amid fears of regional conflictMohammed bin Salman has spoken publicly...
15:08, 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson calls for 'Trump deal' to fix Iran nuclear standoff PM says president could come up with better pact, in apparent shift from European positionBoris Johnson has sided with Donald Trump in calling the 20...
01:24, 2019-09-24

Iran to partially withdraw from nuclear deal as tensions with U.S. rise: reports Iran on Wednesday is expected to announce it is partially withdrawing from the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, a year to the day that Presi...
23:00, 2019-05-07

World powers urge Iran to stick to nuclear deal abandoned by US Iran has threatened to reduce its commitments under deal as early as this weekendWorld powers meeting in Vienna have urged Iran to stick to the terms...
17:56, 2019-06-28

Iran puts pressure on Europe to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctionsIran has announced it has started using more...
20:20, 2019-09-07

Trump applauds Boris Johnson’s call for new Iran nuclear deal President Trump on Monday was enthusiastic about British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s idea of creating a new nuclear deal with Iran, saying that he...
21:28, 2019-09-23

Iran threatens to destroy Israel in 30 minutes in warning to US over nuke deal IRAN has threatened it can destroy Israel in just 30 minutes if the US launches an attack amid the deepening row in the Middle East....
16:52, 2019-07-01

Iran’s supreme leader will continue to defy broken nuclear deal ​Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday said the Islamic Republic will continue to pull back from its commitments in the 2015 nuclear d...
21:32, 2019-07-16

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the Ayatollahs angry’ at Trump decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand wit...
21:20, 2019-05-08

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond terms of 2015 nuclear deal Setting another unspecified 60-day deadline for the deal, Iran took further steps toward pressuring Europe while urging further diplomacy to save an ...
15:00, 2019-07-07

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit I...
16:08, 2019-06-06

World watches warily as Iran scales back nuclear deal World powers have been weighing up Iran's decision to abandon parts of the 2015 nuclear deal. France said it would assess the situation, China urged ...
13:24, 2019-05-08

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year e...
23:16, 2019-07-07

US to ‘add hypersonic weapons to Navy destroyers’ as Iran trashes nuke deal US Navy engineers are ramping up plans to install hypersonic weapons on its fleet of destroyer ships after Iran breached its uranium deal....
06:36, 2019-07-02

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions...
21:52, 2019-07-01

Iran puts pressure on Europeans to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctionsIran has announced it has started using more...
18:16, 2019-09-07

Experts fear ‘snowball effect’ as Iran abandons nuclear deal DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran is preparing to break through limits set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, and each step...
08:52, 2019-06-26

Iran warns US to drop sanctions as time runs out for nuclear deal Even while insisting they do not want a war, leaders of Iran and the US have again ratcheted up international tension. The EU is scrambling to salvag...
20:52, 2019-06-26

Tehran warns time is running out to save Iran nuclear deal Nuclear agency says it is able to raise uranium enrichment past 20% level, even though it has not immediate plans to do soIran has stated itis now ca...
13:32, 2019-09-07

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hand...
12:04, 2019-08-14

Misty II begins shipping to crowdfunding backers Misty's eponymous Misty II robot has begun shipping to crowdfunding backers, with a software development kit to come shortly.Read More...
15:32, 2019-09-04

Bruins vs. Blues: Why ‘zig-zag theory’ may not pay off for Boston backers Will the Zamboni zig-zag through the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals? Old-school sharps wouldn’t be shocked. A dramatic Game 2 bounce-back from the Blues sho...
20:28, 2019-06-01

Roosevelt Library backers look to Walmart heir, big oil BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An heir to the Walmart fortune, a wealthy governor and oil companies could fund a big chunk of the private money needed for a T...
17:28, 2019-05-05

Beyond Limits inks $25 million strategic deal with Xcel to build AI-controlled power plant Beyond Limits, a Glendale-based startup developing AI for space and defense industries, is partnering with Xcel to create an AI-controller power plan...
20:00, 2019-07-10

Sudan’s military and protesters sign power-sharing deal, first step toward civilian rule The signing ceremony marks an important step in the transition to civilian rule following the military overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bash...
18:48, 2019-07-17

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, co...
02:12, 2019-07-09

Iran’s president says it will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says it will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by nuclear deal....
08:00, 2019-05-08

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment if nuclear deal fails President Hassan Rouhani also said that Iran would stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program, two requirements of the de...
13:40, 2019-05-08

Iran enriching uranium to 4.5 per cent, breaking nuclear deal limit: reports Experts warn higher enrichment and a growing stockpile could begin to narrow the one-year window Iran would need to have enough material for an atomi...
13:36, 2019-07-08

EU calls on Iran to uphold nuclear deal, reverse uranium enrichment breach The European Union is again calling on Iran to stay true to a nuclear deal it agreed to in 2015....
14:12, 2019-07-09

Iran just took its boldest action yet against the nuclear deal to 'blackmail' US allies and isolate Trump Ludovic Marin/Reuters Iran took its boldest step yet in violation of the landmark Iran nuclear deal on Monday when it announced it will begin increa...
23:36, 2019-06-17

Here's what's in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran that Trump withdrew from, sparking a crisis that's led to the brink of war AP President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, in May 2018. The...
08:12, 2019-09-20

Trump pulled out of Iran deal to spite Obama, U.K. ambassador said in leaked memo In the May 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch called Trump's decision to abandon the international accord "an ac...
19:32, 2019-07-14

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a ...
04:12, 2019-07-12

European Union urges Iran to stop violating terms of nuclear deal The European Union Tuesday called on Iran to ​roll back its decision to enrich uranium beyond the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. “We continue to ur...
15:48, 2019-07-09

US briefing: Trump-Ukraine scandal, fossil fuel industry and Iran deal Friday’s top story: Whistleblower alleges White House tried to cover up Trump-Zelenskiy call. Plus, Cleveland Browns fail to live up to the hypeSubsc...
12:56, 2019-09-27

France’s Macron expressed ‘deep concern’ to Iran over weakening of nuclear deal Macron expressed “strong concern about new weakening” of the 2015 accord aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions....
03:20, 2019-07-07

Juncos team that knocked Alonso out of Indy 500 gets new backers The underfunded Juncos Racing IndyCar team that knocked McLaren and Fernando Alonso out of the Indianapolis 500 has secured multiple new sponsors lea...
11:04, 2019-05-24

Backers aim to connect communities on Tennessee River trail FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tourism officials in northwest Alabama say they hope the Tennessee RiverLine project happens soon. The Tennessee RiverLine is a...
21:56, 2019-06-09

Hungary opposition gets 680,000 backers for anti-graft plan BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian politician says 680,000 people have signed an appeal pressuring the government into joining a fledgling European...
18:40, 2019-06-05

Schiff: Mueller testimony emboldened impeachment backers, but 'I'm not there yet' House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony a day earlier likely emboldened advocates of im...
16:40, 2019-07-25

Police officer killed, protesters injured in Sudan after transitional power structure deal announced Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure...
01:20, 2019-05-14

Cruz: 'The deep state' is working overtime to salvage Obama's Iran nuclear deal Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz claimed on Tuesday that "the deep state" within the Treasury and State Departments trying to undermine the Trump admin...
03:36, 2019-09-04

Iran threatens to make weapons-grade uranium with tech banned by nuclear deal Iran is using advanced centrifuges banned under the 2015 nuclear deal to enrich uranium faster and well past limits set in the deal....
19:12, 2019-09-07

Peace in the Gulf ‘at a critical juncture’ says DiCarlo, urging continuation of Iran nuclear deal The Iran nuclear deal must “continue to work for all”, despite moves by both the United States and Iran which have destabilized the “hard-won” 2015 a...
21:00, 2019-06-26

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran ‘will in no way repeat’ negotiations with the US as atomic deal unravels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran ‘will in no way repeat’ negotiations with the US as atomic deal unrav...
11:28, 2019-06-13

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio has taken a step toward possibly making more information public from its old investigation invo...
20:44, 2019-05-23

Iran’s president says higher uranium enrichment will resume if new nuclear deal terms not reached within 60 days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says higher uranium enrichment will resume if new nuclear deal terms not reached within 60 days....
08:00, 2019-05-08

'Moment of truth': Trump and Iran's high-stakes game of chicken could blow up nuclear deal President Trump’s standoff with Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has led to another high-stakes game of chicken: between Tehran and U.S. allies trying ...
23:24, 2019-06-27

Biden polls backers for praise in wake of Democrats’ criticism of Obama Joe Biden is looking for an assist from the public in punching back at his Democratic primary rivals’ criticism of former President Barack Obama, wit...
20:08, 2019-08-08

Angry Shenmue III backers can get refunds after Epic Game Store move Enlarge / Artist's conception of Kickstarter backers about to open up their email, expecting a promised Steam key... Back at E3, Shenmue III devel...
21:08, 2019-07-02

Ryan Day begins tenure at Ohio State with plenty of backers, even more expectations There is a strong belief Day will continue the Buckeyes' Big Ten dominance, and he better do just that...
20:04, 2019-05-09

Dave Brailsford defends Ineos backers with protests due at Tour de Yorkshire • Team Ineos principal: ‘I’m very comfortable with the situation’• Environmental protesters are expected to line the routeSir Dave Brailsford defende...
15:52, 2019-05-01

Iran gives world powers 60 days to meet economic demands before it withdraws from key aspects of 2015 nuclear deal Iran has withdrawn from key promises made in the 2015 international nuclear deal and given world powers a 60-day deadline for new terms to be drawn u...
09:44, 2019-05-08

Donald Trump signs deal imposing new sanctions on Iran and targeting country's supreme leader President Donald Trump has signed an order imposing fresh sanctions on Iran which target the country's supreme leader....
18:24, 2019-06-24

As US tensions grow, Iran supreme leader says president, FM didn’t act as he wished in implementing 2015 nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As US tensions grow, Iran supreme leader says president, FM didn’t act as he wished in implementing 2015 nuclear deal ....
20:48, 2019-05-22

Iran nuclear deal: Boris Johnson signals major shift in UK's position as he calls for new agreement Boris Johnson has called for a new nuclear deal with Iran, signalling a major shift in the UK's position....
23:04, 2019-09-23

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if i...
00:24, 2019-07-02

Facebook’s Libra may start to lose initial backers amid regulatory pressure This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
15:44, 2019-10-03

Samantha Bee to Trump: 'Don’t say you have a rape type' Late-night hosts discussed E Jean Carroll’s sexual assault allegation against Trump and the first Democratic debateLate-night hosts discussed the fir...
20:56, 2019-06-27

Samantha Blumenthal, Jeremy von Halle The couple met in 2013 when a mutual friend who thought they’d make a good match introduced them....
06:44, 2019-05-26

Jeremy Hunt launches fresh diplomatic bid to prevent Iran nuclear deal unravelling and ease tensions in the Gulf Jeremy Hunt is to launch a fresh diplomatic bid to prevent the Iran nuclear deal unravelling and to ease tensions in the Gulf....
23:40, 2019-07-14

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance....
19:16, 2019-06-12

UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles....
15:36, 2019-05-31

Donald Trump pulled out of Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to latest leaked Kim Darroch cable Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador in the US....
11:40, 2019-07-14

Elizabeth Warren warns anti-abortion backers: 'You're not going to lock women back in the kitchen' COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren suggested that abortion restrictions and anti-abortion politicians were motivated...
19:24, 2019-06-22

Shenmue III Developers Offer Refunds To Kickstarter Backers Angry About Epic Store Exclusivity Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Fans are upset that an upcoming new game is an Epic Games Store exclusive, and the developers have to react....
15:28, 2019-07-02

Human heart made from human cells created with 3D printer for first time For the first time in recorded history, scientists have created a working, vascularized engineered heart using human cells by printing it in 3D....
20:24, 2019-04-16

Samantha Bee: US government is a 'coupon for the president’s resorts' Late-night hosts call BS on Mike Pence’s and the military’s use of Trump hotels, settlements for opioid manufacturers, and the terms of John Bolton’s...
19:04, 2019-09-12

Samantha Bee: 'Being a racist monster isn't a mental illness' Late-night hosts address further fallout from last weekend’s mass shootings – calling for action and calling out TrumpIt’s been mere days since the b...
17:12, 2019-08-08

Ted Cruz: John Bolton ouster may signal 'deep state forces' winning fight to salvage Obama Iran deal Sen. Ted Cruz openly speculated that "deep state forces" may have influenced President Trump's decision to force out national security adviser John B...
01:12, 2019-09-11

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:28, 2019-04-12

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre...
22:48, 2019-07-05

Samantha Bee on Mueller's testimony: 'Like watching depressed paint dry' Late-night hosts focused on Robert Mueller’s much-watched live testimony and how it might affect Trump’s presidencyLate-night hosts discussed Robert ...
18:40, 2019-07-25

Samantha Bee: Senate decided 'not to do a proper investigation' on Kavanaugh Late-night hosts react to the deja vu of Brett Kavanaugh headlines and Elizabeth Warren’s climb in the polls “It’s almost autumn, and you know what t...
18:24, 2019-09-19

Samantha Bee trashes Biden's 'electability': 'You can't be president if you plagiarized!' "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee took a sledgehammer against former Vice President Joe Biden's candidacy in the 2020 race and attempt to debunk the n...
18:12, 2019-05-16

Samantha Bee: abortion bills are 'designed to oppress and control' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues ...
16:20, 2019-05-16

Samantha Morton: 'no regrets' at working with Woody Allen The actor, who survived sexual abuse as a child, says director was ‘wonderful to work with’Samantha Morton has said she has “no regrets” working with...
21:20, 2019-07-31

Deal: Moto Z3 Play drops to lowest price on Amazon, Moto Power Pack included for free Motorola has just introduced the Moto Z4, another Verizon-exclusive smartphone, but if you can't afford to buy one, the Moto Z3 Play is a great alter...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Samantha Bee: American democracy 'exploding like Mentos in a Diet Coke' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s increasingly strange responses to the impeachment inquiry and his plans for a border moat“This week, American demo...
18:12, 2019-10-03

Who Said It: Love Island's Maura Higgins Or Sex And The City's Samantha Jones? How the Longford native became 2019's answer to the straight-talking Sex And The City bombshell...
14:00, 2019-07-29

Jason Jones’ TV family would envy his ‘perfect’ life with Samantha Bee Jason Jones and Samantha Bee are a busy married TV couple. Each has their own show — Jones with the TBS sitcom “The Detour” and Bee with her TBS talk...
04:28, 2019-07-12

Kim Cattrall Reveals What Samantha Jones Would Think of Her New Filthy Rich Character Kim Cattrall has a new role, both behind and in front of the camera, on Fox's upcoming drama Filthy Rich. In addition to playing the main character, ...
04:36, 2019-08-08

Samantha Mewis scores twice to lead US past South Africa 3-0 SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Samantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the U.S. women’s national team began its World Cup send-off series wi...
02:56, 2019-05-13

Samantha Fox on fame at 16, stalkers and David Cassidy: ‘I kneed him and told him where to go’ One of the most photographed British women of the 1980s talks about feminism, her abusive father and how she battled her fears to come out as gayIn a...
12:56, 2019-05-01

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it&...
08:08, 2019-05-29

‘It was too much loss. I fell apart’: Samantha Mathis on River Phoenix and her career revival The actor kept quiet for years about witnessing her then-boyfriend dying outside the Viper Room in 1993. But rediscovering her love for stage acting ...
17:40, 2019-07-24

Samantha Bee isn’t covering antiabortion laws because she’s a woman. It’s because laughter makes a statement. The comedy produced on her show “Full Frontal” is “not a spoonful of sugar.” But it’s definitely medicine she’s shoveling....
16:04, 2019-05-31

You'll Never Believe How Meghan Markle's Sister Samantha Reacted to Baby Archie's Birth Well, this was royally unexpected. Meghan Markle's estranged half-sister Samantha Markle has slammed the Duchess for being insincere, proclaimed she...
22:48, 2019-05-08

Samantha Bee attacks Sarah Sanders, portrays her as a robot at mock 'Not the WHCD' Comedian Samantha Bee went after White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, portraying the president's chief spokesperson as a robot during Bee's moc...
06:08, 2019-04-28

Away's Gone Soft on Us Away is famous for their attractive and practical hard-sided luggage, but now, the travel brand is finally expanding into, well, expandables. The Exp...
01:36, 2019-10-11

Women's College World Series phenom Samantha Show gives us the best bat flip we'll see all year The 13-seeded Oklahoma State knocked out fifth-seeded Florida in the Women's College World Series...
00:24, 2019-06-01

Samantha Bee has barbs for Trump and gratitude for journalists at ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’ The alternative White House correspondents' dinner featured a robot version of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a sensual, slow-ja...
18:20, 2019-04-27

Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Calls for a ‘Hero’ to Prevent Trump From Watching Fox News Bee pointed out that President Trump fired much of the Department of Homeland Security’s leadership soon after Fox News’s Lou Dobbs said he should....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Samantha Cameron speaks out on impact of Brexit on friendship with Michael Gove and Sarah Vine Samantha Cameron has spoken out on national television about the impact Brexit had on her and husband David's now-fractured friendship with Michael G...
18:16, 2019-09-19

'Hustlers' star Jennifer Lopez gets slammed by original ringleader Samantha Barbash: ‘JLo betrayed me’ “Hustlers” may have been a massive success at the box office, but one person who isn’t celebrating is the woman who inspired the flick....
19:48, 2019-09-18

SI Swimsuit model Samantha Hoopes reveals the shocking response from some fans after her pregnancy news Samantha Hoopes is back for her sixth Sports Illustrated Swimsuit photo shoot but she has plenty of other reasons to celebrate these days....
11:12, 2019-06-27

Ban Red Soft Tops I apologize if it seems like a bit of mixed-messaging, especially from virtually all of my dearly beloved co-workers here at Jalopnik who tell me I a...
21:16, 2019-06-29

Rory Stewart playing 'Parliament Tinder' to win new backers Rory Stewart was today ribbed for playing "parliamentary Tinder" after sending flattering texts to woo new backers to his campaign....
14:20, 2019-06-19

'The Tulip' tower: backers consider appeal after Sadiq Khan blocks application Backers of the proposed Tulip tower in the City of London are considering an appeal after Sadiq Khan threw out their application for the 1,000ft tour...
13:12, 2019-07-16

Wishing the World Could Be More Soft She expected to give birth on Christmas Day. What happened instead was too hard to explain....
17:36, 2019-09-20

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political ac...
05:48, 2019-06-20

Jim Jarmusch's Soft Spot for Zombies Jim Jarmusch, who unleashes zombies on a small town in his new black comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die,’ talks about vampires, America and the importance of...
11:16, 2019-06-04

Soft bedding suffocates more infants than any other cause Roughly 69 percent of incidents where babies died of suffocation included a blanket, pillow or adult mattress, according to new research....
17:28, 2019-04-23

The Best Bar Soaps for Soft, Smooth Skin (and Hair!) All your favorite brands are making some of the best bar soaps now—and they're better than what you used in middle school....
21:56, 2019-09-26

This week in Savage Love: Baby soft I’m a 27-year-old, male, adult baby/diaper lover (AB/DL). I’ve been in the closet about my fetish basically since puberty. As a consequence, I never ...
09:28, 2019-06-05

Singapore plans to ban ads for sugary soft drinks Singapore will ban ads for fizzy drinks and other sugary beverages, in an effort to fight rising diabetes rates....
18:24, 2019-10-10

These robo-shorts are the precursor to a true soft exoskeleton When someone says “robotic exoskeleton,” the power loaders from Aliens are what come to mind for most people (or at least me), but the re...
02:20, 2019-08-16

The ‘relentless’ Astros have one soft spot Yankees can expose The Yankees and Astros have been on this heavyweight collision course for months, establishing early they were the class of the American League. Now ...
17:08, 2019-10-11

Hiroshi Sugimoto Has Hard Thoughts and a Soft Focus In his new book, the photographer reveals the essence of important buildings. In conversation, he has a few unvarnished things to say about some of t...
11:16, 2019-10-01

Hard vs. soft: What your favorite type of taco may reveal about you Have you ever had the perfect taco? New research has identified the most popular combination for taco lovers nationwide....
17:04, 2019-10-03

Wrap Yourself In Ultra-Soft Bamboo With These Discounted Trunks David Archy’s bamboo trunks are fairly legendary, as Amazon underwear goes. Boasting a 4.2 star rating from nearly 2,000 customers, they’re soft, fla...
19:52, 2019-05-14

Sugar in soft drinks cut by nearly a third as pressure grows for biscuit tax too The amount of sugar in soft drinks has fallen by almost a third with the introduction of the "sugar tax", a report revealed today....
12:56, 2019-09-20

Apple TV+ subscription service soft-launches November 1 for $4.99/mo When Apple TV+ lands on November 1, it will not include all of these original series. Which ones will be ready by then? We don't know. ...
19:44, 2019-09-10

These Waffle-Weave Towels Are Like Giant, Soft Sponges Waffles make for not only an exceptional breakfast food, but also a positively cozy texture in apparel and linens. And these K-25 Smart Bath Towels 3...
01:40, 2019-10-10

Disney’s 2Q beats estimates despite soft theatrical revenue Disney’s adjusted second-quarter net income declined as higher revenue from its parks was not enough to offset lower theatrical revenue...
23:44, 2019-05-08