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The Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders are set to meet once again at an open-ended conference to be reconvened in the Swiss resort of Crans Montana on June 28 with the participation of the three guarantor powers
RABAT, Morocco - Agence France-Presse
Moroccans voted today in the country's first legislative election since the constitution was reformed to give parliament more power, with an Islamist party expected to post strong gains.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal today hailed a new Palestinian "partnership" after talks to implement a landmark reconciliation deal.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
South Korea's parliament approved a free trade agreement with the United States in a chaotic session today, minutes after an opposition legislator set off a tear gas canister in protest at the pact.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia yesterday warned the West that it could deploy missiles on the EU’s borders to strike against missile defense facilities that the United States plans to install in eastern Europe.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The entire Middle East must be cleared of nuclear weapons, the director of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London has said.
CAIRO - Reuters
Protesters demanding an end to army rule and angered by rough police tactics battled with police on Sunday, presenting Egypt's ruling generals with their biggest security challenge yet, a week before parliamentary elections.
JERUSALEM - Reuters
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has attempted to reassure Israelis about the government’s resolve to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons after he appeared to empathize with Tehran’s controversial nuclear quest during an American television interview.
Doğan News Agency (DHA)
Protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement recently managed to break through a police barricade around one of Wall Street's prized symbols: the bronze bull.
The long-estranged leaders of the two rival Palestinian political movements hailed a new “partnership” yesterday after talks in Cairo that have set the stage for a landmark reconciliation deal.
JERUSALEM- Agence France-Presse
Israel's communications ministry has shut down an Israeli-Palestinian radio station, accusing it of operating a pirate broadcast because it is licensed in the Palestinian territories.
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