Posts Tagged ‘tough’

Tough decisions needed to revive Zayandehrud

Tough decisions needed to revive Zayandehrud – Tehran%20Times President Ebrahim Raisi has tasked Presidential Center for Strategic Studies director Mohammad Sadeq Khayyatian to start scientific studies on reviving Zayandehrud River, ISNA reported on Saturday. Raisi has also ordered a study of land subsidence in different parts of the country. The order by the president followed […]

S. Korean candidate takes tough line on North’s nuclear program

Meeting with foreign media on Friday, Yoon stressed the need to boost cooperation with Washington and Japan to make up for South Korea’s relative lack of ability to monitor North Korea’s advancing nuclear program. “At a time when North Korea refuses denuclearization, bolsters its nuclear armaments and continues provocative missile tests, it’s accepted as an […]

Intolerance of Dissenting Views Suppressing Tough Questions About Inflation, Afghanistan, COVID-19: Peter Thiel

In his keynote address to the National Conservatism Conference Oct. 31, billionaire tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel argued that false consensus has silenced debate on important questions, including COVID-19, the U.S. presence in Afghanistan, and ongoing inflation in the American economy. Thiel spoke to the conference about examples of what he called “the incredible derangement of […]

‘It’s Going to Be Tough’: Over $700 Million Lost per Week in One Australian State as COVID-19 Lockdown Hits Economy Hard

Victoria’s economy has lost over $700 million (US$508 million) per week since the start of the lockdown, while business and consumer confidence continue to remain at low levels. This comes as Melbourne claims the world record for the longest lockdown city in the world, overtaking Argentinian capital Buenos Aires for the number of days in […]

Breakthrough mayor’s race creates tough choice for Boston

JP Progressives’ struggle to choose a candidate is indicative of the larger ideological and community divides at play in the Boston mayor’s race as politicians and voters try to whittle down a historically diverse field in which every major candidate would be a first in the corner office and each one brings years of city […]

Biden Tells 40,000 Americans Trapped in Afghanistan: ‘Tough Luck’

Following Joe Biden’s deadly decision to pull out of Afghanistan, which has led to the Taliban taking over the country, American citizens stranded there are being told by his administration that they are on their own. Fox News host Sean Hannity revealed there are from “10,000 to as many as 40,000” Americans still stranded inside Afghanistan. […]

Tokyo 2020: Iran basketball to meet the U.S. in super tough match

TEHRAN – Not an easy job to play the 15-time Olympics gold medal winners the U.S. but the Iranian team have no way to put fear aside. Iran and the U.S. suffer losses against France and the Czech Republic in Pool A, respectively and need to win all their remaining group-stage games to advance to […]

Iran hosts intra-Afghan talks, says Afghans must take ‘tough decisions’

Iran hosts intra-Afghan talks, says Afghans must take ‘tough decisions’ – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — In its relentless efforts to broker peace between the Afghan government and the Taliban, high-ranking Afghan delegates comprised of the Taliban and government representatives have visited Tehran for negotiations. The intra-Afghan talks began on Wednesday morning by a speech from Iranian […]

Floyd family expresses hope for tough police reform after meetings with Biden and lawmakers

Biden told the family that “he doesn’t want to sign a bill that doesn’t have substance and meaning,” Crump said. “He is going to be patient to make sure it’s the right bill, not a rushed bill.” Standing outside the White House after the meeting, Floyd’s 7-year-old daughter, Gianna, held up her fist with the […]

Angela Merkel’s political legacy in the Western Balkans will be tough to beat | View

During the last visit of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to Berlin in the summer of 2018, the now outgoing German chancellor, Angela Merkel, allegedly told Bosnian politicians that in the architecture of the European Union, BiH would be the church’s crowning ornament, without which the church would not be a church. She […]

Closures on Iberian peninsula making life tough for cross-border workers

Since January 31, Portugal’s borders with Spain have been closed due to the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cross-border workers are allowed to pass, but only eight border points are permanently open and seven more are only open for a few hours on weekdays. The international bridge that connects Vila Nova de Cerveira and […]

‘Not tough enough’? Le Pen put in surprise position of DEFENDING Islam as Macron’s interior minister attacks from the right

France’s National Rally leader Marine Le Pen, oft-criticized for her party’s positions on migration and Islam, was put in the unusual position of all but defending the minority faith amid a debate with Macron’s interior minister. Gerald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior for the ruling Republique En Marche party, slammed Le Pen as having gone […]

Let’s further tighten the border and – oh, wait, don’t make it too tough for overseas students to come here

Point of Order Hurrah.  The PM is back to posting her announcements on the government’s official website, her deputy is back in the business of self-congratulation, Rio Tinto is back in the business of sucking up cheap electricity to produce aluminium at Tiwai Point, near Bluff.  And overseas students (some, anyway) can come back to […]

Trump’s ‘favorite dictator’ prepares for a tough relationship with Biden

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Hanukkah shows and movies for kids that are worthy the tough search

 “Arthur’s Perfect Christmas,” the 2000 TV movie, begins with Arthur sitting at the piano in his jammies singing about how this Christmas is going to be magical — the best one yet. It’s clear what holiday is center stage in Arthur’s world. But it’s the B plot about the show’s Jewish character Francine that speaks […]

A tough course to digest: EU leaders ponder Turkey sanctions over dinner

EU leaders are anticipating a dinner on Thursday night with a very heavy course: relations with Turkey. They are expected to ask for the preparation of additional sanctions against the country, following an earlier decision at a meeting in October. But it won’t be easy to agree how far to go. The latest draft text […]

CCP Imposes Tough New ‘Social Credit Score’ Rules

    China will consider individuals who seriously endanger people’s health and safety, or disrupt markets’ fair competition and normal social order, as threats to society under its new social credit guidelines. State broadcaster CCTV reported that the measures were discussed during a recent meeting of the state council citing a state council meeting led […]

Some Israelis choosing to tough out COVID at home – but the results can be dangerous

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For Florida Latinos, Trump’s tough talk against socialism rang true

MIAMI, Florida (AFP) — US President Donald Trump’s big win in Florida owes much to his strident denunciation of leftist governments in Latin America, which resonated loud and clear with conservative Hispanics in the southeastern state. In Florida, this demographic is led by Cubans who loathe the communist government in Havana, against which Trump adopted […]

Israel faces tough questions from credit rating agencies

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Iran’s response to Israel-UAE pact: Tough talk, no action

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So You Think Finding a Spouse Is Tough in America?

Japan’s Obligatory Overtime culture makes marriage almost impossible.  Sex in Japan: Dying for Company. [embedded content] America’s socialist jewstice feminists ignore the sexism in other cultures, especially in socialist/communist countries.  They believe in the fairy tale that socialism is superior to free enterprise.  It is hypocritical to blame the “White patriarchy” for all of the […]

Tough measures launched in Tehran to counter US violation of Iran deal

June 5, The Iran Project – On Monday (June 4) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to make preparations for enrichment of uranium up to a level of 190,000SWU without any delay. Addressing a ceremony held at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in south […]

Pompeo says U.S. to impose tough sanctions on Iran

Reuters – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States would impose the “strongest sanctions in history” against the Iranian leadership, after Washington pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal. Pompeo laid out 12 demands for Iran and said relief from sanctions would only come when Washington had seen tangible shifts […]

Iran’s chief justice pledges tough punishment for corruption

Press TV – Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani says he will not “tolerate” any form of corruption in the judicial system, pledging to publicly name all employees that are involved in such practices one way or the other. Speaking to attorneys general and heads of local courts, Larijani said Thursday that although there were […]

The need to slap israel with tough, sustained sanctions #BDS

Face the truth: Israel won’t willingly return the lands and resources it has stolen unless slapped with tough, sustained sanctions. Civil society in the US and UK must end the conspiracy among their warped government “élites” that makes a mockery of international law. By Stuart Littlewood It goes something like this: Listen up, you wretched […]

Revolutionary Guard chief says Iran may equate US forces to ISIS if tough new sanctions confirmed

     Tehran has warned it may begin to equate US forces to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) if a report is true that Washington will include the elite wing of the Iranian Army in the list of terrorist organizations. The possible designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, among other […]

Iran may equate US forces to ISIS if tough new sanctions confirmed – Revolutionary Guard chief

The possible designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, among other measures against Tehran, was reported by the Financial Times, citing a source “briefed on the matter.”  US President Donald Trump also accused Iran of supporting terrorism and vowed to “put an end to Iran’s continued aggression and nuclear ambitions.” […]

New US measures aim to show Trump is tough on Iran

AP | DEB RIECHMANN: Aiming to show tough action against Iran, the White House is preparing a series of measures targeting its affiliates in the country and beyond, even as President Donald Trump quietly steps back from his campaign pledge to rip up the nuclear deal. New actions to be announced in the coming days will […]

France Backs Tough anti-Terrorism bill After wave of Attacks

France’s parliament adopted an anti-terrorism bill on Tuesday that will bolster police surveillance powers and make it easier to close mosques suspected of preaching hatred, but rights groups warned it would lead to civil freedoms being infringed. Before the vote, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb described France as being “still in a state of war” as […]

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