UN nuclear chief to visit Tehran; Merkel presses Rouhani

[ad_1] BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog will travel to Iran this weekend in an effort to find a “mutually agreeable solution” that allows it to continue its inspections in the country, the organization said Wednesday. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Iran’s president for “positive signals” that would help resolve … Read more

Joe Biden presses Xi Jinping on ‘abuses in Xinjiang’ in first call with Chinese leader

[ad_1] Then US Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping toast during a State Luncheon for China at the Department of State in Washington, DC in 2015 – AFP US President Joe Biden spoke to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday, his first direct contact with the leader of the world’s second-largest … Read more