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Iran nuclear talks intensify as key deadline nears

Iran nuclear talks intensify as key deadline nears

Iran and major powers were struggling on Monday to reach a preliminary nuclear accord as "gloom" set in, with both sides sticking to their positions a day before a self-imposed deadline.
  • At least 40 killed in air strike on Yemeni refugee camp

    An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted a nearby base for Houthi fighters battling President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
  • At least 18 die in Burundi landslides

    Landslides in Burundi have killed at least 18 people with 10 more missing after torrential rains, a local governor said Monday.
  • Myanmar, rebels agree landmark draft peace deal

    Myanmar peace negotiators agreed the draft text of a historic nationwide ceasefire agreement on Monday, as the country edges closer to ending decades of conflict between ethnic minority groups and the government.

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At least 40 killed in air strike on Yemeni refugee camp Boko Haram kills 41 as voting continues in Nigeria Nigerians vote for president amid fears of Boko Haram, political violence Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance Somalia Shebab militants launch major assault on Mogadishu hotel Sierra Leone in new anti-Ebola lockdown

Middle East

Iran nuclear talks intensify as key deadline nears At least 40 killed in air strike on Yemeni refugee camp Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen continue Syria regime executed prisoners before Idlib fall Al-Qaida in Syria seizes large parts of northern city

Europe

UK election campaign kicks off French local election runoff tests far-right strength Co-pilot hid sick note for day of Alps plane crash Power restored in Dutch capital Amsterdam after cut causes airline chaos French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files amid suspicions of illegal funding Co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing Germanwings jet

Asia - Pacific

At least 18 die in Burundi landslides Myanmar, rebels agree landmark draft peace deal Singapore bids farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91 China, Japan, South Korea hold first FM talks for three years Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse

US & Canada

Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim Obama agrees to slow US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse

Latin America & Caribbean

EU, Cuba to speed up talks, seek deal by end of 2015 Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse Brazil's opposition calls for Rousseff probe in Petrobras scandal

South Asia

Obama agrees to slow US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan 600 Indian high school students expelled for cheating on exams Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse

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UK election campaign kicks off

British Prime Minister David Cameron warned voters they face a "stark choice" in May's tight general election as he kicked off campaigning Monday after a ceremonial visit to Queen Elizabeth II. Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim Boko Haram kills 41 as voting continues in Nigeria Singapore bids farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen continue French local election runoff tests far-right strength

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Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu

One of the Pacific Ocean's most powerful ever storms devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on Saturday, tearing off roofs, uprooting trees and killi ...

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul

U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist but was not seriously hurt during an attack at a breakfast ...

Barack Obama delivers State of the Union address to American people

US President Barack Obama delivered his 2015 State of the Union Address to Congress Tuesday laying out a new vision for what his administration terms ...

Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.The 17-minute video, made public on ...

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