2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s revolutionary act – and the 50th of Martin Luther King Jr.’s expanded mission. This year will see the 500th anniversary of a great step in freeing human thinking.
By Simon Tisdall
Terrorist groups know that well-timed attacks cause political upheaval and exploit people’s fears, but liberal democracy is often strongest when wounded.
TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Larijani, head of the Iranian High Council for Human Rights, said on Wednesday that Tehran’s cooperation with Europe should be based on mutual respect.
TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Tuesday that the European countries can play more effective role in helping settle crises in the Middle East.
TEHRAN – The European Union commissioner for industry and entrepreneurship said on Tuesday that Iran is being turned into a major tourism destination for European travelers.
TEHRAN – Railways of Iran, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan started a two-day meeting in Tehran on Monday, aiming to give a boost to rail transactions between Central Asia and Europe.
TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of Iran's High Council for Human Rights, arrived at Italy on Tuesday for the third round of talks on judicial and human rights issues, according to ILNA.
Scheme seeks economic damage, Rezaee says
TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, the secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, said on Friday that Ahmed Shaheed, the special UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran, has embedded his latest report on the situation of human rights in Iran with what he called a pack of “lies” to present it to the European Parliament in days.
TEHRAN – After a successful marathon with the West over its nuclear impasse, Tehran has accepted in principle to initiate dialogue with the European Union on human rights, and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini already knows this.