While speaking in University of Indonesia on Friday, Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano said, “We are not in a position to provide credible assurance about the absence of undeclared nuclear material or activities in Iran, and therefore to conclude that all nuclear material in Iran is in peaceful activities.”

Source:l The Washington Times ,Editorial

The clock is ticking on efforts to halt Iran’s quest for the bomb, and time is running out. When it does, the folly of allowing a rogue state to threaten the Middle East — and the world — with the bomb will be exposed in stark and horrifying relief. Neville Chamberlain was the face of appeasement in the 20th century; Barack Obama would be that face in the 21st.  

A leading U.S. senator, despite resistance, is still pushing for new sanctions against the Iranian regime over its nuclear program, but claimed that he would be willing to set aside his efforts, if Obama would succumb to any agreement with Tehran, and let the Congress lawmakers accordingly reject or approve it.

France saw one of the worst security crises in decades after three days of attacks by gunmen brought bloodshed to the capital Paris and its surrounding areas. It began with a massacre at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo,publishing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.on Wednesday 7 January ,and ended with a huge police operation and two sieges two days later. With a series of protests, claiming solidarity with the victims of the attack and their families, some also questioned whether the magazine that was attacked crossed the limit of freedom of speech.