Iran's heavy water stock exceeds authorized limit: IAEA

World Nov 19, 2019

Iran's heavy water stock exceeds authorized limit: IAEA

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran's stock of heavy water for reactors has surpassed the limit set under its agreement with world powers. The International Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement that Iran's heavy water production plant was in operation and that ...

U.S. cancels civil nuclear cooperation waiver for Iran

World / Politics Nov 19, 2019

U.S. cancels civil nuclear cooperation waiver for Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is canceling one of four sanctions waivers that had allowed foreign companies to work with Iran's civilian nuclear program without U.S. penalties. The waivers are one of the last remaining components of the 2015 nuclear deal the Trump administration withdrew ...

ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Nov 15, 2019

ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a long-awaited full investigation into Myanmar's alleged abuse of Rohingya Muslims, including crimes against humanity and persecution. The Hague-based war crimes court said in a statement it "authorized the prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for the alleged ...

Video raises questions about Israeli shooting of Palestinian

World Nov 12, 2019

Video raises questions about Israeli shooting of Palestinian

Israeli troops on Monday shot and killed a young Palestinian man during clashes in a West Bank refugee camp, but an amateur video indicated the man was unarmed and not participating in the unrest when he was shot. The Israeli military said it was ...