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All posts tagged "UN"

  • Rouhani: All Happy about Deal except Israel, US Hard-liners

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that the official implementation of the landmark nuclear deal has satisfied all parties except radical extremists, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged that Israel would remain vigilant...

    • Posted January 17, 2016
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  • US, EU Lift Sanctions against Iran amid Landmark Nuke Deal

    VIENNA – The U.N. nuclear agency certified Saturday that Iran has met all of its commitments under last summer’s landmark nuclear deal, crowning years of U.S.-led efforts to crimp Iran’s ability to make atomic weapons. For Iran,...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Atomic Agency Chief: Iran has Met Nuclear Deal Obligations

    VIENNA – The U.N. atomic agency announced Saturday that Iran has met all of its obligations under a landmark nuclear deal with six world powers. Certification by the International Atomic Energy Agency will allow Iran to immediately...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Woman Pleads Guilty in UN Bribery Scheme

    NEW YORK – A Chinese businesswoman pleaded guilty on Thursday in a bribery case accusing a former president of the United Nations General Assembly of accepting more than $1 million from sources in China to use his...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Berríos Proposes Plan to Decolonize Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN – Were it to be accepted, a proposal by the president of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), Rubén Berríos, would result in President Barack Obama meeting with Puerto Rico’s three main political leaders to...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Powerful US Bomber Flies over S. Korea as Standoff Deepens

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – A powerful U.S. B-52 bomber flew low over South Korea on Sunday, a clear show of force from the United States as a Cold War-style standoff deepened between its ally Seoul...

    • Posted January 10, 2016
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  • PDP Faces Challenges in Aligning Party to Solve Status

    SAN JUAN – The biggest challenge Popular Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate David Bernier will have is to align the party behind a status definition to seek more autonomy and a plan for economic development, Dorado Mayor...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • South Korea Resumes Anti-North Korea Propaganda Broadcasts

    SEOUL, South Korea – As world leaders debated how to punish North Korea’s claim of a fourth nuclear test, South Korea retaliated by broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the rivals’ tense border Friday on what was believed to...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Haiti Election Chief says Runoff can be Held Jan. 24

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti’s election chief said Tuesday night that Jan. 24 will be the new date for presidential and legislative runoff votes after meeting with other members of the country’s much-criticized Provisional Electoral Council. President Michel...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • NPP Not Taking García Padilla Letter to UN Seriously

    SAN JUAN – As expected, New Progressive Party (NPP) opposition is not taking seriously Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s letter to United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon requesting the U.S. government to clarify before the international forum...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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