2022-08-15: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-15). China lashes out at US congressmen's visit to Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Beijing urges Washington to stop interfering in the country's internal affairs and adhere to the "one China" policy, Liu Xiaoming, special representative of the Chinese government for the Korean Peninsula, tweeted.

____ (2022-08-15). S.Korea expresses regret over Japanese PM's offering to war-linked shrine. ecns.cn South Korea on Monday expressed regret over Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida sending a ritual offering to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine, seen as a symbol of the militaristic and colonial past of Japan.

Staff (2022-08-15). Russia willing to expand ties with N Korea: Putin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow is ready to continue the comprehensive and constructive development of bilateral relations with Pyongyang.

Staff (2022-08-15). Iran rejects US bullying amid nuclear talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — With Iran busy studying recent proposals submitted by the EU, the talks in Vienna entered a new phase that is expected to generate much kerfuffle springing from an apparent US decision to up the ante vis-a-vis Iran.

____ (2022-08-15). S.Korean president says to improve ties with Japan based on 1998 declaration. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday to improve ties with Japan based on the 1998 declaration adopted by then South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and then Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi.

Staff (2022-08-15). Significant progress made in nuclear talks: spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani described the recent round of nuclear talks as critical, saying that significant progress has been made in the talks.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-14). Russia Urging for IAEA to Visit Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com Russia has called for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to send inspectors to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), a facility that Russia has controlled since March. | "We believe that the IAEA should not delay the visit. It would be good if it is held in late August or early September, but not all things depend on us," Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's envoy in Vienna, said on Saturday, In recent weeks, the ZNPP has come under frequent shelling, and Ukraine is blaming Russia for the attack even though the…

William Hartung (2022-08-14). In Ukraine, Nuclear Catastrophe Looms. commondreams.org Instead of focusing on who is to blame for creating this dire situation, Ukraine, Russia, and the international community need to work together to figure out how to stem the danger of a strike on Zaporizhzhia or its supporting safety systems.

____ (2022-08-14). S.Korean president grants special pardons to Samsung vice chairman, Lotte chairman. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol granted special pardons to Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin, the Ministry of Justice said Friday.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia acusa a Ucrania de bombardear planta nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Moscú y Kiev se han culpado mutuamente de ataques contra la central, recrudecidos desde el pasado fin de semana.

Staff (2022-08-14). Agreements to be reached as early as next week, Ulyanov says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The final agreement on the restoration of the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program may be reached as early as next week in the event of favorable development of events, said Mikhail Ulyanov.

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2022-08-14: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-14). Agreements to be reached as early as next week, Ulyanov says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The final agreement on the restoration of the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program may be reached as early as next week in the event of favorable development of events, said Mikhail Ulyanov.

____ (2022-08-14). S.Korean president grants special pardons to Samsung vice chairman, Lotte chairman. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol granted special pardons to Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin, the Ministry of Justice said Friday.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia acusa a Ucrania de bombardear planta nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Moscú y Kiev se han culpado mutuamente de ataques contra la central, recrudecidos desde el pasado fin de semana.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-13). Scott Ritter returns! We discuss the latest with Russia and the importance of nuclear disarmament. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Tax Dollars to nazis and mercenaries/ Commentary by Scott Ritter Scott Ritter Archives Bradley Wasser SUBSCRIBE Scott Ritter joins Bradley Wasser to discuss Russia's on going operation in Ukraine, his new book, the importance of disarmament, China and Taiwan, the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA), the future of the west and the petrodollar, Kaliningrad, …

Staff (2022-08-13). Ukrainian military bombarding Zaporizhzhia NPP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The Ukrainian military is bombarding the town of Energodar and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant located nearby, Vladimir Rogov said.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-13). Rusia insta a OIEA a visitar la central nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Alertan ante ONU de consecuencias de una posible catástrofe en la instalación debido a frecuentes ataques artilleros de Ucrania.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org Hundreds of thousands of India Post workers strike against corporatisation; Bangladeshi tea garden workers hold two-day strike for wage rise; South Korean bank workers protest peak-wage system; Australia: Nurses strike in Queensland and Tasmania for higher pay and staffing levels: Qantas Group engineers to strike; New Zealand paper mill workers locked out…

____ (2022-08-13). No casualty reported in S.Korea's fighter jet crash. ecns.cn No casualty has been reported in a South Korean fighter jet crash over the country's western waters on Friday, the Yonhap news agency reported.

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