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  • Will prison time for nun who breached nuclear complex deter activists?

    Praise has continued to pour in for an 84-year-old nun and two other Catholic activists who were sentenced to prison this week for embarrassing the U.S. government two years ago by breaking into a nuclear weapons complex in Tennessee. Trying to draw...
  • Iran, world powers off to 'good start' in nuclear talks

    BEIRUT -- High-level talks concerning the future of Iran’s controversial nuclear program got off to a “good start” during a three-day opening session in Vienna, participants said Thursday, though there were no major breakthroughs....
  • Obama nudges Netanyahu on peace plan, Israeli leader pushes back

    Obama nudges Netanyahu on peace plan, Israeli leader pushes back
    WASHINGTON — President Obama tried Monday to nudge Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toward a peace plan with Palestinians, urging him to make the "tough decisions" needed to advance a two-state solution. But as a U.S.-imposed deadline...
  • Ukraine appeals to the West as Crimea turns to Russia

    Ukraine appeals to the West as Crimea turns to Russia
    Ukraine's government appealed for Western help on Tuesday to stop Moscow annexing Crimea but the Black Sea peninsula, overrun by Russian troops, seemed fixed on a course that could formalize rule from Moscow within days. With their own troops in Crimea...
  • Ukraine watches nervously as world powers wrestle over its future

    KIEV, Ukraine — For all its moral outrage and vows never to be partitioned, this country has become almost a bystander to the struggle over its future. With Russian forces looming over a disputed vote on secession in Crimea, it's increasingly...
  • Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security

    Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security
    WASHINGTON — Insiders like Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a potentially greater danger to national security than terrorists, America's spy chiefs warned Wednesday in their annual report to Congress on...
  • Iran begins implementing nuclear deal, officials say

    TEHRAN -- Iran began rolling back its nuclear program Monday as part of a landmark deal worked out last year with world powers, according to Iranian officials and the United Nations. The Islamic Republic has started to “voluntarily suspend”...
  • Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting

    Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting
    TEHRAN -- One day Facebook is a handy way for Iranian government ministers to confer with the people. The next day it can be denounced as "a Zionist tool." As with its on-again, off-again claim to want better relations with the West, Iran's recent flip-...
  • Iran will never develop nuclear weapons, Rouhani vows in interview

    Iran will never develop nuclear weapons, President Hassan Rouhani vowed Wednesday in his first U.S. media interview since his inauguration last month. Rouhani also said in the interview in Tehran with NBC News international correspondent Ann Curry...
  • Hopes for thaw in U.S.-Iran relations as leaders cross paths at U.N.

    Hopes for thaw in U.S.-Iran relations as leaders cross paths at U.N.
    After 34 years of hostility between the United States and Iran, President Obama and his newly inaugurated Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani are poised to cross paths next week and possibly signal a mutual desire to defrost their countries' troubled...
  • Letters: What to make of the new Iran

    Re "A kinder, gentler Iran?," Opinion, Sept. 20 Ray Takeyh opines that "it is not sufficient for Iran's Rouhani to speak of transparency; he must curb Iran's troublesome nuclear activities and comply with U.N. Security Council resolutions." Takeyh...