UN envoy calls for urgent action to reverse Myanmar coup

[ad_1] UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar called Friday for urgent Security Council action to reverse Myanmar’s military coup, saying about 50 peaceful protesters were killed in the military’s worst crackdowns this week and scores more were seriously injured. Christine Schraner Burgener said in her briefing to a closed council meeting … Read more

Biden assures US allies he will reverse Trump’s policies and legacy

[ad_1] Photograph: Getty Images Joe Biden has pledged “unshakeable” US support for the transatlantic alliance in what he portrayed as an epoch-defining struggle to safeguard democracy. Biden used his virtual debut on the world stage on Friday, in videoconference remarks first to the G7 and then the Munich Security Conference, to assure America’s allies of … Read more

UPDATE 2-Iran will reverse nuclear actions when U.S. lifts sanctions

[ad_1] * Iran considering US offer to talk about deal’s revival * Washington must return to the deal, senior official says * Then a way to ‘synchronise steps’ can be agreed, he says * ‘Give diplomacy a chance’, says Iranian official(Adds Iranian official’s comments) By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Iran will “immediately … Read more

Iran to reverse nuclear actions when sanctions lifted [Video]

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Iran will “immediately reverse” actions in respect of its nuclear programme when U.S. sanctions are lifted, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, reiterating Tehran’s position on Washington’s offer to revive talks. The Joe Biden administration said on Thursday it was ready to revive a 2015 agreement between Iran and world … Read more