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22.01.2016

China-Iran: heralding regional changes, the visit of Xi Jinping to Tehran

China-Iran: heralding regional changes, the visit of Xi Jinping to Tehran

China: Iran’s Friend in Sanctions, Ally in Post-Sanctions Era By Ebrahim Rahimpour, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia, Oceania, and CIS Countries Xi Jinping, Secretary General of China’s Communist Party and the President of the People’s Republic of China, is to visit the Islamic Republic of Iran on January 22 and… »

19.01.2016

Israel receives fifth German nuclear-capable submarine

Israel receives fifth German nuclear-capable submarine

The Israeli regime has received of a fifth submarine from Germany, amid pressure on Berlin to halt the delivery of the state-of-the-art weaponry that is capable of being armed with nuclear warheads.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday welcomed the delivery of the advanced Dolphin-class submarine at the Haifa port north of the… »

18.01.2016

Labour chief calls for UK role in nuclear de-escalation

Labour chief calls for UK role in nuclear de-escalation

Leader of UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn says Britain should not carry nukes on submarines and show its resolve for nuclear “de-escalation.” Corbyn told the state-run BBC on Sunday that the UK could keep its controversial Trident submarine fleet but without carrying nuclear warheads. The Labour leader said there were… »

18.01.2016

US income gap widening due to lower pay for poor: Study

US income gap widening due to lower pay for poor: Study

The income gap in major US cities is widening because pay has plummeted for the poorest households since the Great Recession began in late 2007, according to a new study. Even as the economic recovery gained momentum in 2014, incomes for the bottom 20 percent declined in New York City,… »

17.01.2016

UK politics: Labour may ban companies from distributing dividends over ‘unfair pay’

UK politics: Labour may ban companies from distributing dividends over ‘unfair pay’

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned the country’s big companies over what he calls unfair pay. Speaking at a socialist conference in London, Corbyn said a Labour government could ban companies from distributing dividends if they fail to pay workers the living wage. “Only profitable employers will be paying… »

17.01.2016

Obama signs executive order lifting Iran sanctions

Obama signs executive order lifting Iran sanctions

US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order lifting US economic sanctions on Iran, the White House announced. The White House made the announcement on Saturday, after US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement confirming the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verified that Iran “has fully implemented… »

15.01.2016

Erdogan responsible for crisis in Turkey: Chomsky

Erdogan responsible for crisis in Turkey: Chomsky

Prominent US scholar Noam Chomsky has accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of having double standards on terrorism after Erdoğan accused him of ignorance and sympathizing with terrorists. Hours after a bombing attack in Turkey’s largest city of Istanbul that killed 11 people on Tuesday, Erdogan directed a series of… »

13.01.2016

UK junior doctors go on strike

UK junior doctors go on strike

British junior doctors have gone on a strike causing major disruption to hospitals across the country. This is the first walkout of its kind over the past 40 years. Now tens of thousands of the junior doctors are providing only emergency cover during a 24-hour walkout which started Tuesday at… »

13.01.2016

IAEA inspectors monitoring Iranian nuclear complex modification

IAEA inspectors monitoring Iranian nuclear complex modification

A large number of International Atomic Energy Organization (IAEA) inspectors have arrived in Iran to monitor the modification of the Arak nuclear complex which will be completed within the next few days, an Iranian official says. Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi made the announcement on Tuesday,… »

13.01.2016

Nestlé sued for exploiting children in Ivory Coast

Nestlé sued for exploiting children in Ivory Coast

Three of the world’s biggest food producers including Nestlé, have been indicted for using unpaid children to harvest cocoa in Ivory Coast. The US Supreme Court on Monday accused Nestlé, Archer-Daniels-Midland, and Cargill of aiding and abetting human rights violations by purchasing cocoa from Ivory Coast in full knowledge of… »

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