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US-Russian talks on Syria chemical weapons deal enter third day

US-Russian talks on Syria chemical weapons deal enter third day Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, are meeting for a third day Saturday in Geneva for more talks on ending Syria's chemical weapons program.
Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn to advise Serbian government

Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn to advise Serbian government Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has agreed to advise the Serbian government and is expected in Belgrade next week, Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.
Syria chemical weapons talks 'constructive,' Kerry says

Syria chemical weapons talks 'constructive,' Kerry says Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov say talks in Geneva on ending Syria's chemical weapons program could help revive efforts toward a political transition to end the civil war.
Dozens feared dead in psychiatric hospital fire in Russia

Dozens feared dead in psychiatric hospital fire in Russia Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Up to 37 psychiatric patients and nursing staff are feared dead following a blaze at a mental hospital in north-west Russia this morning.
US, Russia start talks on Syrian chemical weapons

US, Russia start talks on Syrian chemical weapons Thu, 12 Sep, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov started talks late Thursday in Geneva aimed at getting Syria to dismantle its chemical weapons arsenal.
Thousands clash with police in Turkey after protester dies

Thousands clash with police in Turkey after protester dies Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

Turkish police fired tear gas and plastic bullets at thousands of people who gathered in Istanbul Tuesday to protest the death of a 22-year-old demonstrator in southern Turkey.
Nadal wins 13th Grand Slam title, beats Djokovic in U.S. Open final

Nadal wins 13th Grand Slam title, beats Djokovic in U.S. Open final Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

Spain's Rafael Nadal has won 2013 U.S. Open tennis championship in New York, defeating number one seeded Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 Monday night.
Norway's right wing wins election

Norway's right wing wins election Mon, 09 Sep, 2013

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg acknowledged defeat in parliamentary elections on Monday and said he would resign after presenting the budget on October 14.
Putin ally Sobyanin wins Moscow mayor election

Putin ally Sobyanin wins Moscow mayor election Mon, 09 Sep, 2013

Kremlin ally Sergei Sobyanin has won a Moscow mayoral election, according to results released by electoral officials after a nearly complete vote count, but opposition leader Alexei Navalny claimed the results were falsified.
US, France say support growing for Syria strikes

US, France say support growing for Syria strikes Sun, 08 Sep, 2013

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has said that many countries were prepared to take part in US-led military strikes against the Syrian regime for an alleged chemical attack near a Damascus suburb last month.
Moscow votes in pivotal mayoral race

Moscow votes in pivotal mayoral race Sun, 08 Sep, 2013

People in the Russian capital Moscow are voting in the first mayoral election in nearly a decade.
Madrid eliminated from Olympics 2020 venue race

Madrid eliminated from Olympics 2020 venue race Sat, 07 Sep, 2013

Madrid has been eliminated in dramatic fashion from the race to host the 2020 Olympic Games after the first round of voting by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members in Buenos Aires.
European Union urges US to await UN report on Syria

European Union urges US to await UN report on Syria Sat, 07 Sep, 2013

European foreign ministers on Saturday endorsed a "clear and strong response" to a chemical weapons attack that strongly points to the Syrian government, but they urged the U.S. to delay possible military action until U.N. inspectors report their findings. 
Hitler's last bodyguard Rochus Misch dies aged 96

Hitler's last bodyguard Rochus Misch dies aged 96 Fri, 06 Sep, 2013

The last surviving bodyguard of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler has died in Germany at the age of 96. 
G20 leaders vow to crack down on tax evasion by multinationals

G20 leaders vow to crack down on tax evasion by multinationals Fri, 06 Sep, 2013

The Group of 20 leading economies has decided to force the world's largest multinational companies to pay more taxes.

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