Iran minister says in U.S. interest to stay committed to nuclear pact
TOKYO Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday it was in the interest of the United States to remain committed to a multilateral nuclear treaty.
TOKYO Japanese engineers cannot say if a quake-damaged nuclear reactors in the northeast are under control, Hideohiko Nishiyama, deputy director general of the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, told reporters.
"With the water-spraying operations, we are fighting a fire we cannot see," he said. "That fire is not spreading, but we cannot say yet that it is under control."
BRUSSELS The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures.
SHIKHAN, Iraq The spiritual leader of Iraq’s Yazidis said his people need international help to recover from the worst atrocities they have suffered in more than a century and to reintegrate thousands of women who were enslaved by Islamic State.