Iran state media reported Tuesday that a nuclear physicist and 'staunch supporter' of the Islamic Revolution was assassinated in Tehran near his home.
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Ahmadinejad last night rejected as US forgeries documents reported to detail Iran nuclear plans. Observers say the leak was intended to put pressure on Iran ahead of Obama’s end-of-year deadline for a negotiated solution.
The European Union on Saturday opened its borders to visa-free travel for more than ten million Serbs, Montenegrins, and Macedonians after nearly 20 years of tight restrictions.
Gold turtles and toads are displayed at a jewelery shop in Seoul, South Korea, on April 21. Gold prices hit record highs for a fifth session and silver rallied to its strongest since 1980 as the dollar slid to a three-year low against a basket of major currencies and oil prices rallied.
Mohamed ElBaradei stepped down from his post at the UN nuclear watchdog IAEA at the end of November. He's been seen both as an honest broker and as being too soft on Iran.
China did vote Friday for IAEA censure of Iran nuclear program, but its distaste for stiffer sanctions has not changed.
In an age of global commerce and culture, boom cities include Shanghai, China, and Mumbai as well as Istanbul, Turkey, and São Paulo, Brazil.