Karen Nasso Yarinakis

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Kerry, Zarif To Meet For Final Talks In Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are scheduled to meet in a marathon of talks to seal a deal …

Boko Haram leader denies ceasefire deal, says 200 abducted girls married off

<b>(CNN) —</b> Boko Haram laughed off Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire agreement, saying there is no such deal and schoolgirls abducted in April have been converted to Islam and married off.<p>Nigerian officials announced two weeks ago that they had struck a deal with the Islamist terror group.<p>The deal, …

At least 23 killed as Yemen troops battle al Qaeda in Hodeidah: local officials

SANAA (Reuters) - Twenty Yemeni soldiers and three suspected al Qaeda militants died in clashes on Saturday in the town of Jabal Ras in Yemen’s western province of Hodeidah, local officials and residents said.<p>Shi'ite Houthi rebels in police uniform search vehicles at one of the entrances to the …

Burkina Faso appoints new transitional leader

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's army appointed a military colonel as transitional leader on Saturday, it said, after the West African …

G20: Australia makes token concession on climate change after US lobbying

Australia has reluctantly conceded that climate change can be included in a single brief paragraph of the G20 leaders’ communique after heavy lobbying by the US and European nations.<p>The government had resisted any discussion of climate at the Brisbane meeting on the grounds that the G20 is …

For Obama and Xi, fight against Islamic State a brief moment to agree

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When the United States and China discuss cooperating against Islamic State later this month, the most prominent outcome is likely to be less criticism of each other’s anti-terrorism policies.<p>China's President Xi Jinping speaks during his meeting with U.S. President …

Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

ABUJA, Nigeria — The leader of Nigeria's Islamist extremist group dashed hopes for the release of 200 kidnapped girls Saturday, denying reports of a truce with the government.<p>In a new video message, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says the schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married off. "The …