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U.N. told up to 500 killed in South Sudan clashes - diplomats | Reuters

JUBA/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations received reports from local sources in South Sudan on Tuesday that between 400 and 500 people had been killed and up to 800 wounded in the latest violence, and the government said it had arrested 10 politicians in connection with a “foiled …

South Sudan president ready to talk as clashes spread | Reuters

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan’s president said on Wednesday he was ready for dialogue with his rival who he has accused of trying to force him out of power through fighting that has killed up to 500 people and brought the two-year-old nation close to civil war.<p>Clashes that erupted in Juba late on …

Rigby murder suspects wanted martyrdom, court hears | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The jury in the trial of two men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby on a London street heard on Wednesday that the pair wanted to scare police officers into killing them in their bid for martyrdom.<p>The coffin of Fusilier Lee Rigby is carried by members of his regiment after …

Britain to hand out free 2013 carbon permits by early January | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will distribute this year’s quota of free carbon permits to industry by early January after the European Commission approved the country’s allocation plan, the UK government said on Wednesday.<p>The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) said the European Union …

Iran, six powers to resume nuclear talks after snag | Reuters

DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers will resume talks in Geneva on Thursday about how to implement a landmark nuclear agreement, a week after Tehran broke off the discussions in anger at an expanding U.S. sanctions blacklist.<p>(L-R) Germany's Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, British …