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Analysis: If seen as a sign of US weakness, Iran nuclear deal could have regional impact

Analysis: If seen as a sign of US weakness, Iran nuclear deal could have regional impact

On a basic level, the framework deal between world powers and Tehran will be judged by whether it prevents an Iranian bomb, but that will take years to figure out.…

German prosecutors suspect arson behind fire in town hit by anti-refugee protests

German prosecutors suspect arson behind fire in town hit by anti-refugee protests

German authorities say they suspect someone deliberately set fire to a building that was meant to house refugees in the eastern town of Troeglitz.…

Afghan Shiite leader: Islamic State group behind mass kidnappings of Shiite Hazara men

Afghan Shiite leader: Islamic State group behind mass kidnappings of Shiite Hazara men

Afghanistan’s senior Shiite community leader said on Saturday the Islamic State group is responsible for kidnapping dozens of Shiite men and boys in February.…

Helicopter crash in Malaysia kills 6; report says victims include former ambassador to US

Helicopter crash in Malaysia kills 6; report says victims include former ambassador to US

Malaysian authorities say a helicopter has crashed outside Kuala Lumpur, killing all six people on board.…

Russian military forces shift from fighting alongside Ukraine rebels to training them

Russian military forces shift from fighting alongside Ukraine rebels to training them

On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers on the sunlit training grounds outside this town in eastern Ukraine.…

Iran and 6 powers reach understanding on final nuclear agreement, but tough bargaining ahead

Iran and 6 powers reach understanding on final nuclear agreement, but tough bargaining ahead

With one phase of nuclear talks over, Iran and six world powers now have an ambitious to-do list that — if implemented — will cut significantly into Iran’s bomb-capable technology…

Protest in southern China over local issues blocks high-speed train tracks

Protest in southern China over local issues blocks high-speed train tracks

Protesters in a southern Chinese city angry over land, water and other local issues have occupied the platform of a high-speed train station, shutting down service for about half an…

Electrical fire sends flames shooting through manholes in central London

Electrical fire sends flames shooting through manholes in central London

An underground electrical fire in central London Wednesday sent flames and smoke billowing out of manhole covers on a busy main road, leading to the evacuation of thousands of office…

Nigeria’s president-elect vows to “spare no effort” to defeat Boko Haram

Nigeria’s president-elect vows to “spare no effort” to defeat Boko Haram

Thirty years after he first took power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari has returned as Nigeria’s newly elected president, vowing to take on the Muslim terrorists who kidnapped 270…

Hugo Chavez’ favorite daughter makes debut as UN envoy as countries bash US over sanctions

Hugo Chavez’ favorite daughter makes debut as UN envoy as countries bash US over sanctions

The favorite daughter of Venezuela’s late leader Hugo Chavez has made her debut as her country’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations at an event where countries lined up…