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Kerry and Zarif hold lengthy Iran nuclear talks in Geneva | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif held intensive talks on Tehran’s disputed nuclear program on Wednesday, returning for an evening session before handing off to their deputies, officials said.<p>Iran and six world powers have renewed …

South Asia

Japan approves largest-ever defence budget as Hiroshima mayor calls for peace

Hiroshima mayor, Matsui Kazumi, in renewed call for peace as Shinzo Abe launches latest move to bolster Japan's military<p>Japan approved its largest-ever defence budget on Wednesday, in the latest move by Shinzo Abe to bolster the country’s military.<p>The move comes as the mayor of Hiroshima, which was …

French Comedian Dieudonne To Stand Trial Over Facebook Post On Paris Attacks

French comedian Dieudonne will face trial over a controversial Facebook comment he wrote in the wake of the extremist attacks in Paris, Agence France Presse reports on Wednesday. A judicial source told the news service that the comedian will stand trial for "condoning terrorism."<p>More from the …

Charlie Hebdo

Pope Francis changes schedule to visit Sri Lankan Buddhist temple

Francis becomes only second pontiff to visit a Buddhist temple after accepting invitation to witness rare ritual at Agrashravaka temple<p>Pope Francis has become the second pontiff to visit a Buddhist temple, changing his schedule at the last minute to pay his respects at an important place of worship …

Hinduism