/ Dec 25, 2015

Subdued Christmas in store for terror-wary Paris

It was a subdued Christmas Eve in Paris on Thursday, with tourist numbers down, security bolstered at shops and churches, and locals still on edge after last month’s jihadi attacks. Heavily armed soldiers patrolled outside the iconic Galeries Lafayette and Printemps department stores in ...

Joyful Iranians dance into night after nuclear breakthrough

/ Apr 3, 2015

Joyful Iranians dance into night after nuclear breakthrough

Hundreds of Iranians took to the streets of Tehran early Friday to celebrate a breakthrough in talks with the West that may end the country’s 12-year-long nuclear crisis. The capital’s longest street, Val-e-Asr Avenue, was lined with cars as drivers sounded their horns in ...