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World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

VIENNA, Nov 24: World powers and Iran late Sunday (Nov 23) began looking at giving themselves more time to reach a nuclear deal, as they struggled to overcome major gaps barely 24 hours before a deadline. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany (the P5+1) have been locked in talks with Iran for months to ...Full Article

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

WASHINGTON, Nov 23: Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people, posed a major flooding threat Saturday (Nov 22) with temperatures forecast ...Full Article

‘Moment of truth’ nears in Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA, Nov 23: Iran and world powers still appeared a long way off from a nuclear deal late on Saturday (Nov 22) with US Secretary of State John Kerry ...Full Article

Biden, Erdogan seek to ease narrow differences on Syria

ISTANBUL, Nov 23: US Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday (Nov 22) met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul in a bid to ease strains over the Syria ...Full Article

Somali extremists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus

GARISSA, Kenya, Nov 23: Somalia’s Shebab extremists on Saturday (Nov 22) seized a bus in Kenya, executing 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids ...Full Article

Portuguese ex-PM Socrates held in fraud inquiry: Official

LISBON, Nov 2: Portugal’s former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates was arrested on Friday (Nov 22) as part of an inquiry into tax fraud, corruption and money laundering, the ...Full Article

‘Serious gaps’ remain in US-Iran nuclear talks: US

VIENNA, Nov 22: The United States said on Friday that “serious gaps” still need to be overcome with Iran in marathon negotiations in Vienna on ending a 12-year standoff ...Full Article

Ukraine declares NATO ambition on protests anniversary

KIEV, Nov 22: Ukraine’s new coalition government declared joining NATO a priority on Friday (Nov 21) in a move likely to provoke fresh Russian anger as thousands gathered in ...Full Article

Obama tells Ferguson residents to ‘keep protests peaceful’

FERGUSON, Nov 22: US President Barack Obama urged calm on Friday (Nov 21) ahead of an expected grand jury decision in a town rocked by unrest after a white ...Full Article

Republicans vow to fight ‘illegal’ Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON, Nov 21: Republican reaction was swift and savage on Thursday (Nov 20) to President Barack Obama’s unilateral plan to bring millions of undocumented non-citizens out of the shadows and make ...Full Article