World Jul 8, 2019

Iran to face more 'isolation and sanctions,' says top U.S. envoy

Iran will face further sanctions in response to its expected breach Sunday of a uranium enrichment cap, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "Iran's latest expansion of its nuclear program will lead to further isolation and sanctions," the top U.S. diplomat said on Twitter. Iran ...

Europe squeezed in Iran-U.S. nuclear deal dispute

World | ANALYSIS Jul 5, 2019

Europe squeezed in Iran-U.S. nuclear deal dispute

by Jon Gambrell

When it comes to saving Iran's nuclear deal, Europe finds itself in the impossible situation of trying to salvage an accord unraveling because of the maximalist U.S. sanctions campaign. Since President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew America from the accord over a year ago, a slow ...

Putin signs bill suspending participation in nuclear treaty

World Jul 3, 2019

Putin signs bill suspending participation in nuclear treaty

President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill suspending Russia's participation in a pivotal nuclear arms treaty. Putin's decree released on Wednesday formalizes Russia's departure from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States following Washington's withdrawal from the pact. The U.S. gave notice of ...

Iranian president vows to enrich uranium to 'any amount we want'

World Jul 3, 2019

Iranian president vows to enrich uranium to 'any amount we want'

Iran's president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday, putting pressure on them to offer a way around intense U.S. sanctions targeting the country. The ...