A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 hit northeastern Japan on Tuesday morning, the Meteorological Agency said, with a tsunami of over 1 meter observed in Miyagi Prefecture and other areas on the Pacific coast. The quake is Read more

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have won an international diplomatic prize for their part in a historic agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, organizers announced Monday

The two officials, who negotiated the deal face-to-face and together with counterparts from the P5+1 powers (the United States, China, Russia, France, Britain and Germany) between 2013 and 2015, won the Chatham House Prize “in recognition of their crucial roles” Read more