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US to Remove Iran Group Off Terror List

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say the Obama administration is planning to remove an Iranian militant group once allied with former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein from the U.S. terrorism list. A court had given Secretary of State Hillary Clinton until October 1 to decide the fate of Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, also known as the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran or […]

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US to Remove Iran Group Off Terror List

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say the Obama administration is planning to remove an Iranian militant group once allied with former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein from the U.S. terrorism list. A court had given Secretary of State Hillary Clinton until October 1 to decide the fate of Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, also known as the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran or […]

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Survey: Mexico’s Carlos Slim Is World’s Richest Person

Posted March 5th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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A new survey says that Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecommunications tycoon, is the world’s richest person. The Bloomberg business news agency said Monday that its new list of the world’s 20 richest individuals showed that the 72-year-old Slim is worth more than $68 billion. But it noted that with such wealth, his net worth can […]

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Philippines Labor Blacklist Spans 41 Countries

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The Philippines government announced Wednesday that Philippine workers will be banned from working in the following countries which do not provide satisfactory protections against labor abuse. 1. Afghanistan 2. Antigua and Barbuda 3. Barbados 4. Cambodia 5. Cayman Islands 6. Chad 7. Croatia 8. Cuba 9. North Korea 10. Dominica 11. East Timor/Timor Leste 12. […]

Burma May Face US Sanctions for Drug-Fighting ‘Failure’

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 7:32 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says Burma may face sanctions for having “failed demonstrably” in its anti-drug efforts. In a memo to the State Department Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama said Burma was on a list of 22 countries deemed major drug traffickers or major drug producers. President Obama said Burma and two other countries — Venezuela […]

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