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Cuba dissidents not invited US Embassy event

...Cuba," State Department spokesman John Kirby said.Along with the flag-raising events, Kerry will meet Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. The pair could hold a joint news conference, in what would surely be a first since the Cuban Revolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-12/cuba-dissidents-not-invited-us-
5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

...including a 30-member delegation of diplomatic, cultural and other leaders from the Caribbean nation, headed by Foreign Minister Rodriguez.The U.S. will be represented at the event by Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/5-decades-later-us-cuba-di
UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

...Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who facilitated the nuclear talks, said in a statement that EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels would endorse the deal later Monday.Under the agreement, Iran's nuclear program will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/un-endorses-iran-nuclear-d
Greece continues with vote on austerity after creditors reject bid for quick deal

...recommendation by the Greek government to vote 'No,' we see no grounds for further talks at this point," Dutch Foreign Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said."There will be no talks in the coming days, either at eurogroup level or between the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-01/greece-continues-vote-aust
FIFA president Sepp Blatter brushes off calls for resignation

...adding: "In the IOC we know from experience 15 years ago that this fight is challenging and painful."French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said he supported the idea of delaying the FIFA election, given the current corruption scandal and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-28/fifa-president-sepp-
Islamic State suicide bombs kill at least 17 troops in Iraq's contested Anbar province

...Observatory for Human Rights.The theater is part of the 2,000-year-old Roman-era ruins in Palmyra.Syria's foreign minister said Wednesday that his government was "not pinning any hopes" on the U.S.-led coalition carrying out airstrikes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/islamic-state-suicide-bombs-kill-le
Important questions linger over nuclear deal with Iran

On April 2, the European Union high representative and the Iranian foreign minister issued a joint statement highlighting an agreement on the key "Parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/important-questi
'Murder on the high seas': Sinking of the Lusitania ended U.S. neutrality

...that the Lusitania was carrying 4,200 crates of explosives, which it considered illegal.In fact, the German foreign minister noted that in the days before the Lusitania's sailing, advertisements in New York papers had warned passengers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-10/murder-high-seas
Nothing to cheer about

...program.That should be clue No. 1 the Obama administration-crafted deal is a bad one.Clue No. 2: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called the tentative agreement a "win-win outcome."Clue No. 3: Even France said we should have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/nothing-cheer-about
Cotton rubs them raw

...sanction-free and nuclear weapons-capable within a decade.You know the GOP is on the right track when Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismisses the letter as a "propaganda ploy."It was a ploy alright ? a ploy to draw attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-13/cotton-rubs-them-raw