Topic: U.S. Congress
Tehran officially informed the IAEA today that it was ready to ship 1,200 kg of enriched uranium to Turkey. Turkey and Brazil are lobbying hard to save the deal from being ruined by UN sanctions.
05/24/2010 01:37 pm
An Afghan private contractor in Kandahar, with close ties to Karzai's brother, is up for a contract to protect supply convoys for US troops in the Afghanistan war.
05/23/2010 12:24 pm
North Korea faces new pressures in the torpedo attack on a South Korean ship that killed 46 sailors. Secretary of State Clinton is in China, where she will discuss reinforced sanctions on North Korea.
05/22/2010 05:08 pm
Dubai is known to be among the world's most freewheeling business environment – and one that is attractive to Iranian businesses looking to circumvent Iran sanctions.
05/21/2010 05:50 pm
In a speech today to the US Congress, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the new Arizona immigration law amounts to acceptance of racial profiling. He also called for an assault weapons ban.
05/20/2010 06:13 pm
With a new regulation requiring Chinese NGOs to obtain notarized agreements for foreign funding, the government has seized greater control over outside support.
05/20/2010 12:17 pm
Afghan President Hamid Karzai was on the verge of becoming a pariah only weeks ago. But after his trip to Washington, he leaves as a crucial and trusted US ally once again.
05/13/2010 09:11 pm
Beyond the tea party's antigovernment slogans lies white angst over lost political power.
05/11/2010 02:05 pm
President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, urged President Bill Clinton to restrict late term abortions in 1997.
05/10/2010 07:15 pm
If humans heated the earth, perhaps our technology can cool it, too. A look at the science of geoengineering and how it might be used to address global warming.
05/03/2010 04:57 pm