Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report

Sep 22, 2017

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report

Frequent breakdowns of advanced uranium enrichment devices have inadvertently helped Iran comply with restrictions in the international agreement curbing its nuclear program, according to a new report by a Washington-based think tank. Iranian compliance also is due to tougher policing by U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

/ Sep 21, 2017

Japan's Kono reaffirms commitment to peacekeeping at U.N.

Japan will continue to make a positive contribution to U.N. peacekeeping efforts following its withdrawal of troops from a mission in South Sudan, Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Wednesday in New York. "Under the banner of 'proactive contribution to peace,' Japan has made every effort ...

A South Sudan vote would heap disaster upon catastrophe, U.N. says

Sep 21, 2017

A South Sudan vote would heap disaster upon catastrophe, U.N. says

South Sudan's hellish war will get worse if its neighbors let President Salva Kiir hold an election before he accepts peacekeepers, a cease-fire and political opposition, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday. South Sudan was plunged into civil war in 2013 when Kiir fell out with ...