Almost half of Americans support the landmark Geneva agreement reached between Iran and world powers on Sunday, which aims to curb Tehran’s nuclear weapons programme. Less than a quarter oppose the deal, a poll published on Monday revealed.
Ukraine’s jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko said Monday she would go on a hunger strike in support of the thousands of pro-West demonstrators protesting Kiev's decision to drop a planned EU trade pact after pressure from Russia.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Monday that France could lift crippling economic sanctions against Iran within weeks, following an historic deal between world powers and the Islamic Republic over its nuclear programme.
An international peace conference aiming to end the conflict in Syria will begin January 22 in Geneva, the UN announced on Monday, in a bid to halt the nearly 3-year old civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people.
Iran’s foreign minister and top nuclear negotiator, Mohammed Javad Zarif, received a hero’s welcome Sunday upon return to his homeland, after clinching a landmark deal with world powers on its nuclear programme.
France’s tough diplomacy during nuclear negotiations with Iran led to a stalemate earlier in November, but French demands have now been incorporated into the interim agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme inked on Sunday.
Clashes between protesters and police have erupted as tens of thousands demanded that Kiev sign a landmark trade deal with the EU this week as planned. Ukraine is widely seen to have bowed to pressure from Moscow not to sign the agreement.
Israel lashed out Sunday at the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, saying that those who believed Tehran would end its pursuit of a nuclear weapon were engaged in "self-delusion" and calling the deal a "historic mistake".