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2021-12-29: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-12-29). Lifting US Sanctions Priority of Vienna Nuke Talks. telesurenglish.net Lifting sanctions should be a priority on the agenda of the ongoing talks over Iran's nuclear program since the Western parties have concluded that psychological operations against Iran are no longer viable, said Mohammad Qaderi, an Iranian international affairs expert. | RELATED: | Negotiators from Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), reconvened on Monday in A…

Staff (2021-12-28). Headlines for December 28, 2021. democracynow.org World Coronavirus Cases Hit Record High as Omicron Surges, Israel Tests Fourth Vaccine Doses as COVID Surges in Largely Unvaccinated African Nations, Biden Warns Governors of Looming Shortages of Hospital Beds as COVID-19 Cases Near Pandemic Highs, CDC Recommends Shorter Isolation for People with Asymptomatic Coronavirus Infections, Afghan Taliban Bans Women from Road Trips Without Male Escort, Talks on Reviving Iran Nuclear Deal Resume in Vienna, Iraq's Top Court Ratifies Results of October's Contested Election, Russia to Hold Talks with U.S. and NATO Allies over Ukraine Border Tensions, New German Government Mo…

_____ (2021-12-28). Eighth Round Of JCPOA Revival Talks Begin. popularresistance.org "Today all parties have agreed to come back to activate the eighth round of negotiations even in (the) Christmas and New Year's holiday. This in itself fully shows a greater sense of urgency on the part of all parties concerned," Wang Qun, China's ambassador to the United Nations institutions headquartered in Vienna, Austria, which includes the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) nuclear watchdog, told reporters on Monday. | China is just one of several parties to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) deal, who also include Russia, France, Germany, the UK, the European Union, the US, and…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-12-28). History: "Wipe the Soviet Union Off the Map", 204 Atomic Bombs against 66 Major Cities, US Nuclear Attack against USSR Planned During World War II. globalresearch.ca According to a secret document dated September 15, 1945, "the Pentagon had envisaged blowing up the Soviet Union with a coordinated nuclear attack directed against 66 major urban areas.

_____ (2021-12-28). The World is Turning to Nuclear Power amid the Raging Energy Crisis. journal-neo.org The energy crisis is perhaps the worst since 1973, when the Arab countries imposed an oil embargo, protesting against Western support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War. Combined with a pandemic, new strains, and a lockdown relapse threat, it is a deadly blow to economies and industries worldwide. Bloomberg sounds the alarm: problems with …

_____ (2021-12-28). If You Haven't Researched Arguments Disputing a Western Narrative, You Don't Understand the Issue. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | It's a question that can be applied to any disputed western narrative about any government the US-centralized empire doesn't like. Russia is engaging in aggressive provocations. Assad is using chemical weapons. There's a genocide in Xinjiang. Iran is developing nuclear weapons. Maduro is deliberately starving his people. Whatever's the Official Imperial Line of the Day about the Official Bad Guy of the Day. | What I've found interesting about this exercise is that while I would've correctly predicted that those questioned had done zero research into the opposing viewpoints of the issue they…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-12-28). Iran stresses sanctions removal, verification in JCPOA negotiations and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at the start of the 8th round of talks on the Iran nuclear deal, a report on fatal police shootings in Canada, and more…

teleSUR (2021-12-28). Iranian FM Says Vienna Talks on "Good Path" telesurenglish.net The Iranian foreign minister said on Tuesday that the talks in Vienna, Austria on the restoration of a 2015 nuclear deal are on a "good path." | The file photo taken on Oct. 27, 2021 shows Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian (2nd L) speaking at the Second Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan's Neighboring Countries in Tehran, Iran.

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