Pressure mounts on Syrian Opposition to Sign up for Peace talks

John Kerry On Visit for Syrian OppositionJNN 14 Jan 2014 New York : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and top envoys from 10 other countries are raising the pressure on Syria’s main opposition group to attend peace talks that would bring it face-to-face with the Syrian government, AP reported.  Continue reading

Iran, world powers agree to start implementing nuclear deal on Jan. 20

EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton & Irani FM Mohd. Javed ZarifJNN 14 Jan 2014 Geneva : Iran and six leading world powers, the P5+1, have agreed to implement the nuclear deal reached in Geneva in November starting from January 20. Under the agreement, Tehran receives sanction relief in return for steps to curb its nuclear program. Continue reading