Iranians and international investors are excited at the prospect of economic era for the previously sanction-hit country. But they are celebrating with restraint.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is under pressure from Washington and conservative forces in Tehran. Threats of revitalizing the nuclear problem actually diverge from his interests, says DW's Matthias von Hein.
Anatoly Antonov will become Russian ambassador to the US at a time when bilateral relations are at a post-Cold War low. He also takes the job at a time when the role of Russian ambassador is under scrutiny in Washington.
Sanctions are taking their toll on the North Korean regime, which has allegedly resumed the production of narcotics to earn the hard currency required to advance its nuclear and missile programs. Julian Ryall reports.
Iran's parliament has voted to boost spending on ballistic missiles and the armed forces in response to recent US sanctions. The Trump administration, while sticking to Iran nuclear deal, is piling up pressure on Tehran.
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