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Iran eliminates sensitive uranium gas stockpile under nuclear deal: IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has moved to eliminate its most sensitive stockpile of enriched uranium gas under an interim nuclear deal reached with six world powers last year, according to a monthly update by the U.N. nuclear watchdog obtained by Reuters on Sunday.<p>EU foreign policy chief Catherine …

Iran election tactics drive nuclear deal timetable | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Failure to solve Iran’s nuclear dispute by a Sunday deadline may dismay weary negotiators in Vienna and stir fresh Middle East tension, but an extension of talks could reap political gains at home for the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

Israel starts ground offensive in Gaza

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Libyan militia says ceasefire reached to end airport battle

End possibly in sight to conflict after five days of fierce fighting between two armed groups which saw Tripoli International airport turned in to a battlefield<p>A Libyan militia battling a rival armed group over control of the country's biggest airport is ready for a peaceful solution after five …

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Israel, Palestinians battle as Egyptian-proposed Gaza ceasefire collapses | Reuters

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel resumed air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after agreeing to an Egyptian-proposed ceasefire deal that failed to get Hamas militants to halt rocket attacks.<p>Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched from the northern Gaza Strip towards Israel July 15, 2014. …

Putin's Latin America trip aims to show Russia is more than just regional power

Russia's president's trip to US's backyard is designed to flex Moscow's political and economic muscle, says Dmitri Trenin<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin's trip to Latin America is aimed to demonstrate several things:<p>Russia is a global, not a regional power, as US President Barack Obama recently …

Apple manufacturer Foxconn suspends Vietnam production amidst riots

Foxconn’s six manufacturing sites in Vietnam won’t be assembling iPhones and iPads this weekend — or anything else, for that matter.<p>The Taiwan-based electronics supplier, which manufactures gadgets for Apple, Microsoft, Cisco, and others, is suspending operations in Vietnam for at least three days …

US Airways flight lands in Dublin after 9 attendants fall ill

A US Airways flight en route from Italy to the United States was diverted to Ireland after nine flight attendants became ill, officials said Saturday.<p>Responding to the medical complaints, the pilots switched gears over the Atlantic Ocean, making an emergency landing Saturday afternoon at Dublin …

Israel targets Iran with new spy satellite

Israel has launched a new satellite into orbit aimed at boosting its abilities to conduct surveillance on its Middle East adversaries<p>Israeli defence officials hailed the launch of a new spy satellite on Thursday, which they said would boost the country's capacity to monitor the military manoeuvres …

Angela Merkel denied access to her NSA file

Frustration with US government rises over failure to clear up questions about surveillance of German chancellor's phone<p>The US government is refusing to grant Angela Merkel access to her NSA file or answer formal questions from Germany about its surveillance activities, raising the stakes before a …

Al-Jazeera trial: Defendants denounce 'joke' hearing

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Report: Syria rebel infighting kills 51 fighters

BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce infighting between rival Islamic rebel groups in eastern Syria killed more than 50 fighters Thursday, an opposition group said, while government shelling left at least four teenagers dead in a town in the country's west.<p>The rebel infighting took place around the town of Bukamal …

Putin: Ukraine debt threatens Europe gas supplies

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin warned Europe on Thursday that it may face a shutdown of Russian natural gas supplies if it fails to help Ukraine settle its enormous Russian gas bill — a debt that far exceeds a bailout package offered by the International Monetary Fund.<p>The Russian president's letter …

Venezuela accuses US secretary of state of 'murder'

<b>Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua has accused US Secretary of State John Kerry of inciting violence and called him a "murderer".</b><p>Mr Jaua was reacting to comments by Mr Kerry, who accused Venezuela of waging a "terror campaign against its own people" in its response to protests.<p>Venezuela has …

Venezuela

Ukraine president: Russia 'is refusing crisis talks'

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France's Nicolas Sarkozy 'had phone tapped by judges'

<b>Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped for the past year on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed.</b><p>And Le Monde newspaper says the phone taps have revealed evidence of tampering with the justice system.<p>It says a senior …

North Africa

Fears mount that Boko Haram could bring Nigeria to the brink

Nearly daily bombings are devastating northeastern Nigeria in what looks to be the bloodiest year since Boko Haram, a loose coalition of armed fighters, began organizing in 2002.<p>Boko Haram is thought responsible for killing at least 1,300 people in the past two months and more than 130 in the past …

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks to CNN's Amanpour - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is unapologetic about his government's response to opposition protesters during weeks of unrest in the South American country.<p>Think about what the U.S. government would do if a political group laid out a road map for overthrowing President Barack Obama, …

Saudi Arabia Designates Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group

* Brotherhood challenges principle of dynastic rule<p>* Jihadis fighting Assad, and Shi'ite groups, also listed<p>* Saudis who go to war abroad could be jailed (Adds details, quote, Egyptian reaction)<p>RIYADH, March 7 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Tattoos<p>A brief chat with JonBoy.<p>By Alex Wong1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Mark Anthony Green argues that it’s as essential and old-school as it gets.<p>By Mark …

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Lebanese border town faces influx of Syrians

Scores of Syrians fleeing fighting in the town of Yabroud have crossed the Lebanese border, and are heading for the town of Arsal.<p>But with refugee numbers growing and insecurity in the border region, aid agencies are struggling to help Syrians struggling to survive the bitterly cold nights.<p>Al …

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