Iran sanctions 15 U.S. firms, citing human rights and Israel ties
DUBAI, March 26 Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.
By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Oct 15 Japan's Nikkei share average rose for a fifth straight session on Tuesday on hopes that U.S. lawmakers will soon reach a deal to reopen the government and avert a possible debt default, with a weaker yen lifting such bellwether stocks as Sony Corp. The Nikkei rose 0.3 percent to 14,441.54. The Topix was virtually flat, edging up 0.03 percent to 1,197.47.
LONDON, March 26 British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday end-to-end encryption of messages offered by services like Whatsapp are "completely unacceptable" and there should be no "secret place for terrorists to communicate".