President Rouhani set to visit Austria, Switzerland as Iran deal looms overhead

ZURICH (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit neutral European neighbours Switzerland and Austria next month, the Swiss and Austrian governments said, on a trip overshadowed by the looming imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran. President Donald Trump in May pulled the United States out of an international nuclear

E.U. freezes assets of President Assad’s cousin

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's top court on Thursday upheld an asset freeze for a cousin of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying the European Union had shown him to be linked to the government. In 2011, the EU included businessman Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of the Syrian president, on a