Assassination of Iranian scientist won’t halt Iran’s nuclear program, experts say

The assassination of a senior Iranian nuclear scientist shocked Iran’s leadership but will not derail the country’s nuclear program, which has been steadily advancing despite President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” policy, experts say. When Joe Biden is sworn in as president on Jan. 20, he will have to contend with the reality that Iran has […]

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Netflix needs to make clear ‘The Crown’ is fictional, British culture minister says

The popular Netflix series “The Crown” has taken viewers on a sweeping tour of modern history through the eyes of the British royal family, dramatizing pivotal events from the post-war era to Margaret Thatcher’s administration. But the show’s revisions to the historical record — embellishments, exaggerations and even some outright inventions — have long stoked […]

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Ethiopian prime minister praises victory as leader of Tigray forces says conflict not over

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed praised his soldiers on Monday for victory over a rebellious northern movement, but the leader of Tigray’s forces said they were still fighting amid fears of a protracted guerrilla conflict. The nearly month-long war has killed hundreds and probably thousands, sent refugees into Sudan, enmeshed Eritrea, […]

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