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US Sanctions Iranians Even After Recertifying Nuclear Deal

The U.S. slapped sanctions Tuesday on 18 Iranian individuals and groups it accused of supporting Tehran’s ballistic missile program and weapons deals, a day after it again certified that Iran is complying with the 2015 international accord on its nuclear development program. “The United States remains deeply concerned about Iran’s malign activities across the Middle […]


Russia Points Missile at Ally China

Russia and China are joining forces for historic exercises in the Baltic Sea this month, but recent missile deployments along the two countries’ mutual border in the far east may indicate that both powers hold reservations about the other’s military growth. A fleet of Chinese warships conducted live-fire drills Wednesday in the Mediterranean Sea as […]


Turkey dismisses thousands of police and civil servants

Turkey’s government has issued a new executive decree under the ongoing state of emergency imposed after last year’s failed coup, dismissing more than 7,000 police, civil servants and academics. A total of 7,563 people — including police — have been dismissed in the latest purge, the Anadolu news agency reported. Turkish authorities also stripped 342 […]


US, South Korea, Japan Call for Stiffer Sanctions Against North Korea

Leaders from the United States, South Korea and Japan agreed Friday to urge the United Nations to speed up the implementation of sanctions against North Korea following the country’s July 4 intercontinental missile launch. The three leaders are asking the international community to quickly implement all United Nation’s Security Council resolutions meant to punish North […]


G20 Summit Sparks Violent Protests

#Hamburg: Heavy riots in #Hamburg today. Rioters burning cars, looting and attacking the police. #Germany — WorldOnAlert (@worldonalert) July 7, 2017   See LIVE Video Special forces are moving in. #Schanzenviertel #G20 #Protests — Fanny Facsar (@FannyFacsar) July 7, 2017 HAMBURG, Germany — Anti-globalization activists clashed violently with police across the German port […]