Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
High-stakes negotiations to rein in Iran’s suspect nuclear programme looked set to go down to the wire with only three days left until a midnight deadline for the outlines of a deal.
SYDNEY - Reuters
Malaysia said it would share with Australia the cost of the latest effort to uncover signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation's greatest mystery.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine hold key talks Tuesday with little hopes for a breakthrough in the conflict pitting the former Soviet state against pro-Russian separatist rebels.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia's foreign minister said Wednesday that Moscow was not interested in breaking up Ukraine despite respecting declarations of independence by the two main eastern regions.
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
UAE warplanes secretly bombed Islamist militia targets in Libya, apparently catching Washington off guard, as turmoil in the North African country deepened with the Islamists naming a rival premier.
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
The United States has begun reconnaissance flights over Syria to track Islamic State jihadists but insisted Tuesday it has "no plans" to coordinate with Syria on targeting the militants.
AMSTERDAM - Reuters
The Netherlands will end its contribution to NATO's deployment of Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems in Turkey at the end of January, the government said
Although the Netherlands has decided to end its contribution to NATO’s deployment of Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems in Turkey at the end of January, the alliance’s deployments will continue, a Turkish diplomat has told HDN
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The United States is poised to send spy planes into Syria to track Islamist militants, preparing the way for possible air strikes against jihadists there, a senior US official said
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Turkey on Aug. 28 before embarking on a mini-tour of Europe
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said a ruthless campaign of "ethnic and religious cleansing" by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq amounted to a crime against humanity.
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