Category: International News

Bernie Sanders Wows To Work With Hillary Clinton As Democrats Move Toward Party Unity.

Bernie Sanders Wows To Work With Hillary Clinton As Democrats Move Toward Party Unity.

Democrats took giant steps toward party unity Thursday as Bernie Sanders vowed to work together with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in November and President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden formally endorsed Clinton for president. Sanders’ decision to continue his White House bid even after Clinton became the party’s presumptive presidential nominee [&hellip

Iran’s envoy urges all parties to implement JCPOA in good faith

Iran’s envoy urges all parties to implement JCPOA in good faith

Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) called on all parties involved in a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and the 5+1 group to “demonstrate their good faith in practice and action on the ground” for the successful implementation of the JCPOA. According to Tasnim news agency, Reza Najafi said in an address [&hellip

At least 22 killed, 70 injured in Baghdad car bombings

At least 22 killed, 70 injured in Baghdad car bombings

A car bomb attack near a military base north of Baghdad and another explosion near a market in the Iraqi capital have killed nearly two dozen people, police said. A car packed with explosive targeted a commercial street of Baghdad al-Jadida (New Baghdad), an eastern district of the capital, killing at least 15 civilians and [&hellip

UK activists blockade nuclear bomb factory for third day

UK activists blockade nuclear bomb factory for third day

Britain’s anti-nuclear activists have blocked entrance to a nuclear bomb factory for more than three days, bringing the construction work at the firm to a halt. Peace campaigners from the Trident Ploughshares group began a month-long action on Monday against the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons program at AWE Burghfield in Berkshire, where warheads are assembled [&hellip

US interventions in South China Sea provoke war: Analyst

US interventions in South China Sea provoke war: Analyst

Press TV has interviewed Mike Billington, a member of the Executive Intelligence Review in Leesburg, to discuss maritime disputes in the South China Sea. A rough transcription of the interview appears below. Press TV: How do you feel about this? Is this an escalation, provocation, how would you term this? Billington: Well, I would not [&hellip

Daesh plants bombs in Qur’an copies in Fallujah: Iraqi FM

Daesh plants bombs in Qur’an copies in Fallujah: Iraqi FM

Iraq’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari says Daesh is hiding bombs and explosives in copies of the Holy Qur’an in its latest desperate efforts to slow the army’s advance on Fallujah. Speaking to the al-Ghad al-Arabi news network on Wednesday, Jafari said the tactic amounts to a desecration and contradicts the teachings of Islam. “Such hideous [&hellip

Western Daesh members seek Turkey aid to defect: US paper

Western Daesh members seek Turkey aid to defect: US paper

Growing numbers of disenchanted Western members of Daesh, fighting in Iraq and Syria, are trying to sever links with the Takfiri terrorist outfit, according to a report. Citing diplomats representing six Western embassies in Turkey, the Wall Street Journal said many disgruntled militants are appealing to their governments through diplomatic missions in Turkey to return [&hellip

Saudi Arabia Threatened to Break Relations With U.N. Over Human Rights Criticism in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia Threatened to Break Relations With U.N. Over Human Rights Criticism in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia threatened this week to break relations with the United Nations and cut hundreds of millions of dollars in assistance to its humanitarian relief and counterterrorism programs to strong-arm the U.N. into removing Riyadh and its allies from a blacklist of groups that are accused of harming children in armed conflict. The threat — [&hellip

Boko Haram Attack: 50,000 Llee Town In Niger.

Boko Haram Attack: 50,000 Llee Town In Niger.

The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed concern for some 50,000 people, who have been forced to flee a town in Niger after a devastating attack from armed group Boko Haram. Adrian Edwards, UN refugee agency (UNHCR) spokesman, told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday that tens of thousands of people were forced to [&hellip

China Bans Ramadan Fasting In Muslim Region.

China Bans Ramadan Fasting In Muslim Region.

China has marked the start of Ramadan with its customary ban on civil servants, students and children in a mainly-Muslim region from taking part in fasting, government websites said as the holy month started on Monday. China’s ruling Communist party for years has banned government employees and minors from fasting in Xinjiang, home to the [&hellip