| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink
Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:14 AM
TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has denounced as unjust the disqualification of his top aide from next month’s presidential election and says he plans to appeal to Iran’s supreme ruler.
Ahmadinejad spoke a day after the Guardian...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TEHRAN -- Elections are scheduled in Iran for June 14, the first presidential balloting since the disputed 2009 vote. Iran’s Guardian Council, an oversight body, is expected to release the list of vetted candidates this week. The Times sought out...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:01 AM
TEHRAN — In a much-anticipated decision likely to spark controversy, Iran’s supervisory electoral body on Tuesday disqualified from next month’s presidential race two high-profile candidates who have been assailed as disloyal to the...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Marcos dynasty enhancing its political comeback in the Philippines
Monday, May 13 -- Unrepentant over her role as treasure-squandering first lady, the widow of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos is poised for victory in Monday’s...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
D-Day for Iranian presidential race
Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change.
More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The idea of a nuclear Iran -- and of preventing a nuclear Iran -- terrifies security analysts.
Those who argue for a preemptive strike against Iran cannot explain exactly how American planes and missiles would take out all the subterranean nuclear...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:03 AM
In another time and place, next week’s summit of the Nonaligned Movement in Tehran would draw no more attention than deserved for a directionless alliance that has outlived its Cold War-era purpose. But the rotating leadership of the 120-nation...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:22 AM
While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pushed for the United States to take a harder line to stop Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, an Israeli government report says existing measures have already had an impact inside Iran....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Iran shot back against the dire warnings of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before the United Nations, calling them “baseless and absurd allegations against (its) exclusively peaceful nuclear program.” In a written statement, the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Paul Ryan, left, and Mitt Romney campaigned in Vandalia, Ohio, on Tuesday. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS ITEM HAS BEEN UPDATED: The guest list for Sunday morning: Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is a guest on “Fox News...