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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned world powers on March 30 that any nuclear deal they strike with Iran would be seen as a reward for Tehran's alleged "aggression" in Yemen.
LAUSANNE - Agence France-Presse
Global powers were due to gather with Iran March 30, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached.
In a sign that keenly watched Iran nuclear talks will go down to the wire, top US diplomat John Kerry has cancelled plans to attend a key event in Boston on March 30 to remain at the negotiations in Switzerland.
BAGHDAD - Agence France Presse
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad on March 30 for talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark March 28 as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Hundreds of US paratroopers will train Ukrainian soldiers from April 20 as Kiev battles to contain pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, Ukrainian interior minister Arsen Avakov said March 30
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
In the latest sign a nuclear deal between world powers and Iran is imminent, British foreign minister Philip Hammond said March 27 he was ready to join the talks this weekend.
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.
Both the Turkish and Greek Cypriots are considering a halt to exploration activities for hydrocarbon reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean, in order to restart settlement talks for reunification of Cyprus.
SANAA - Agence France-Presse
An air strike killed dozens of people at a camp for displaced people in northwest Yemen on March 30, aid workers said, as Arab warplanes bombard rebels around the country.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
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