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Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

As Iran Awaits Sanctions Relief, U.S. Raises Concerns About Lost Leverage

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Once inspectors determine that Iran is abiding by a nuclear deal, United Nations and European Union sanctions will be lifted. But some Iranians will remain on U.S. sanctions lists.

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U.S.-Cuba Ties Are Restored, But Most American Tourists Will Have To Wait

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Now that Cuba and the United States have restored full diplomatic ties, what will it take to lift sanctions impeding business and travel?

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Cuban Embassy Reopens In Washington, D.C., After More Than 50 Years

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Cuban Interests Section in Washington, D.C., became a full-fledged embassy on Monday, marking a major turning point in diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S.

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A Look At How Sanctions Would 'Snap Back' If Iran Violates Nuke Deal

Monday, July 20, 2015

The agreement includes a crafty U.N. route to reimpose sanctions — but the U.S. and its allies would have to use the move carefully, because it could release Iran from limits on its nuclear program.

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Nuke Inspectors Gear Up For Iran, But Americans Unlikely To Be Included

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency can have 130 to 150 inspectors to keep tabs on Iran's nuclear program. The U.S. is paying the largest share, but probably won't have inspectors inside Iran.

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For Families Of Americans Held Or Missing In Iran, Nuclear Deal Is A Loss

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The fates of three Iranian-Americans jailed in Iran, and of a former FBI agent who went missing there several years ago, were not addressed in this week's pact with the country.

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U.N. Security Council Prepares To Implement Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The United Nations Security Council will take up resolutions to implement the nuclear deal with Iran as soon as next week.

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Russia Vetoes U.N. Proposal To Call Srebrenica 'Genocide'

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Twenty years ago, the international community failed to protect Bosnian Muslims in what was supposed to be a United Nations safe zone in Bosnia. Russia blocked a UN Security Council resolution on Wednesday that would have condemned the Srebrenica massacre as an act of genocide.

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The Spotlight On Darfur Is Gone, But Not The Abuses

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The U.S. and others said more than a decade ago that Sudan was committing genocide in Darfur. Despite a U.N. peacekeeping mission and genocide charges against Sudan's president, little has changed.

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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

Saturday, July 04, 2015

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.

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U.S., Cuba To Reopen Embassies In Step Toward Normal Relations

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The White House announced Wednesday the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, which is seen as a key step toward more normal diplomatic ties with the Cold War foe.

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U.S. And Cuba To Formally Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

For the first time since Dwight Eisenhower was president, the U.S. will have an embassy in Cuba. The two countries are to announce on Wednesday that they'll open embassies in Havana and in Washington.

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U.S. Calls On Myanmar To Grant Rohingya Citizenship

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The U.S. has resettled about 1,000 Rohingya Muslims in the past year. U.S. officials say the only real solution to the refugee crisis will come when Myanmar recognizes the Rohingya as citizens.

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60 Million People Displaced By World Conflicts, U.N. Refugee Agency Says

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The United Nation's refugee agency says there is a record number of people uprooted by war, conflict and persecution: nearly 60 million.

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Gap To Close 175 Stores, Cut 250 Corporate Jobs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gap CEO Art Peck says the move is being made to streamline the retail giant as it moves into the future, but questions remain about its long-term relevance and outlook.

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Former Foreign Ministers Suggest Ways For How U.N. Can Improve

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The U.N. turns 70 this year and is in need of an upgrade, says former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She co-chaired a commission that included ex-foreign ministers and they issued a report.

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Of 4 Million Syrian Refugees, The U.S. Has Taken Fewer Than 1,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The U.S has sent humanitarian aid to help Syrian civilians, but only a small number of refugees have been allowed into America. Now the U.S. says it will increase the number of those admitted.

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Ukraine Finance Minister Says Economic Success Is Key To Ending Conflict

Friday, June 12, 2015

In a way, Natalie Jaresko is on the frontlines in Ukraine's conflict with Russia. The Ukraine finance minister says financial stability is the only way to regain territory lost to Russia.

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U.N.-Led Yemen Peace Talks Are Set For June 14

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The United Nations envoy for Yemen is trying to bring together all sides for talks in Geneva this month in an effort to end a devastating conflict in the poorest nation in the Middle East.

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U.S. House Calls On Iran To Release American Political Prisoners

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Congress may soon pass a resolution calling on Iran to free several Americans being held prisoner there, and demanding information about a former FBI agent who went missing.

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