Iran’s finance minister has said that the country is to fully legalize cryptocurrencies as the government moves to introduce regulations that would allow people to mine and trade digital currencies within certain limits.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says an urgent meeting of the Joint Commission on the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal will be held at the level of political deputies and directors in the Austrian capital city of Vienna in late July.
American pharmaceutical companies contributed to the US opioid crisis by flooding the country with billions of prescription pain killers like OxyContin even as overdose deaths were accelerating, newly released government figures suggest.
Iran’s top man in the mining industry said the country is planning a significant increase in the exploration and production activities in the sector as the government seeks to reduce its dependence on oil incomes which have been affected by rounds of sanctions.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to “make every effort” to reduce tensions between the United States and Iran as the US urged its allies to join a coalition in a purported mission of protecting maritime shipping lanes in the Middle East.
At least seven civilians, including two children, have lost their lives in a rocket attack by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants against a residential district in Syria’s west-central province of Hama.
A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year’s winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.
Panama's maritime authority confirmed that a tanker operating under the country's flag and seized by Iran in the Persian Gulf last week for smuggling fuel, was indeed in violation of international laws.