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Barack Obama's aide urges US Congress to not impose more sanctions on Iran

Mar 03, 2015

Barack Obama's aide urges US Congress to not impose more sanctions on Iran

An aide to US President Barack Obama called on Congress not to impose new sanctions on Iran, warning that such a move could derail ongoing talks on Tehran's nuclear programme. #United States #Barack Obama #US #Iran #US sanctions on Iran
Sony threatens to sue Twitter unless it bans accounts linked to leak

Dec 23, 2014

Sony threatens to sue Twitter unless it bans accounts linked to leak

A letter sent by Sony to Twitter, stating that the company would "hold Twitter responsible for any damage or loss arising" from use of the stolen information. #Sony #US #NewsTracker #hackers #North Korea #James Franco #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #cyber security #DPRK #Diplomatic Relations #The Interview #Seth Rogen #US sanctions North Korea #Sony Hack Attack
China keeps it vague, condemns cyberattacks without mentioning N. Korea

Dec 22, 2014

China keeps it vague, condemns cyberattacks without mentioning N. Korea

China is North Korea's only major ally, and would be central to any US efforts to crack down on the isolated state. But the United States has also accused China of cyber spying in the past and a US official has said the attack on Sony could have used Chinese servers to mask its origin. #Sony #US #ConnectTheDots #hackers #North Korea #James Franco #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #cyber security #DPRK #Diplomatic Relations #The Interview #Seth Rogen #US sanctions North Korea #Sony Hack Attack #Guardians of Peace
North Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack

Dec 21, 2014

North Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack

An unnamed spokesman of the North's foreign ministry said there would be "grave consequences" if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe and continued to accuse the North, the official KCNA news agency reported. #Sony #US #NewsTracker #hackers #North Korea #James Franco #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #cyber security #DPRK #Diplomatic Relations #The Interview #Seth Rogen #US sanctions North Korea #Sony Hack Attack
North Korea denies hand in Sony hacking as US cries foul

Dec 21, 2014

North Korea denies hand in Sony hacking as US cries foul

US experts say Obama's options could include cyber retaliation, financial sanctions, criminal indictments against individuals implicated in the attack or even a boost in US military support to South Korea. #Sony #US #NewsTracker #hackers #North Korea #James Franco #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #cyber security #DPRK #Diplomatic Relations #The Interview #Seth Rogen #US sanctions North Korea #Sony Hack Attack
Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

Dec 17, 2014

Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

The politics of the west's sanctions against Russia and the Saudi bid to fix Iran and Russia by keeping oil prices low is driving the world to its next crisis. The west may find that in trying to fix Putin, it may be shooting itself in the foot #Japan #oil #Europe #InMyOpinion #Geopolitics #Iraq #Great Depression #West #George Bush #US Sanctions #ISIS #Peshawar attack #Rouble Crisis #West Asian Oil #Saudi-Iran Rivalry
Iran's Hassan Rouhani to address UN General Assembly today

Sep 25, 2014

Iran's Hassan Rouhani to address UN General Assembly today

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani takes center stage at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, addressing the world's largest diplomatic gathering after being courted by European leaders for support on Syria. #Iran #David Cameron #US sanctions on Iran #Nuclear Programme of Iran #Hassan Rouhani #Iran nuke programme
UK's Prime Minister to hold talks with Iran's President, first time since 1979

Sep 23, 2014

UK's Prime Minister to hold talks with Iran's President, first time since 1979

British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold face-to-face talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the premier's office said on Tuesday, in what would be the first such high-level meeting between the two countries since 1979. #Iran #David Cameron #US sanctions on Iran #Nuclear Programme of Iran #Hassan Rouhani #Iran nuke programme