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31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

Iran's Supreme Leader vows 'no retreat' as nuclear talks begin

A new round of negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme starts in Geneva on Wednesday amid optimism that a deal is possible - despite the Ayatollah's bellicose rhetoric<p>Iran's Supreme Leader ruled out any “retreat” over his country's nuclear “rights” on Wednesday as a new round of talks with America …

Sunni-Shia tensions 'biggest threat to world security': Iran foreign minister Mohammad Zarif

Minister says regional powers should work together on sectarian divide and Syria conflict, but accuses Sunni Arab countries of 'fanning flames'<p>Tension between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims is the biggest threat to world security, Iran's foreign minister said in comments published on Monday, accusing …

Nepal opposition-called strike turns violent

Dozens of Maoist activists were arrested as a general strike brought Nepal to a virtual standstill amid sporadic violence aimed at disrupting next week's elections.<p>Riot police and soldiers were deployed to the streets of Kathmandu on Monday, arresting 45 people for attacking and burning four …

China holds its breath on eve of meeting that could shape future

In a military-run hotel in west Beijing, China’s 400 most senior leaders are locked in a conclave to thrash out the country’s future. But can they come up with a plan bold enough to match the ambitions of their people?<p>As Beijing’s arid summer turned to autumn, Zhang Jianyi packed the suitcases of …

China

Iran nuclear: Cautious optimism at Geneva talks

<b>Talks between Iran and world powers on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme have begun in Geneva, with both sides expressing cautious optimism.</b><p>The world powers are expected to demand that Iran immediately stop development of its nuclear programme, in exchange for a limited lifting of …

South Asia

Brahimi: No Geneva talks without Syria rebels

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said that a proposed Geneva peace conference to end the war in Syria cannot be held without the participation of the opposition.<p>"If the opposition does not participate there will be no Geneva conference," Brahimi said at a news conference in Damascus on …

John Kerry admits US spying has 'reached too far'

US secretary of state promises some US spying practices will end as global outrage at surveillance builds<p>John Kerry, the US secretary of state, has admitted that some of America's spying activities have "reached too far".<p>He said many of the surveillance practices were carried out "on automatic …