China's Hard Line: 'No Room for Compromise'
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Iran, world powers hold 'substantive and useful' nuclear talks
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers held "substantive and useful" expert-level talks over Tehran's nuclear program this week, they said on Friday, ahead of a new round of political negotiations later this month. Seeking to build on an interim ...
Mercy and Social Media Slow the Noose in Iran
New York Times
TEHRAN — Born into a poor family in one of Tehran's most desolate neighborhoods, at age 17 Safar Anghouti had little to look forward to beyond a lifetime in his father's business — rummaging through trash on the streets of the city for bottles, cans ...
Plane carrying 170 catches fire during landing in Nepal
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An Indian jetliner with 170 people on board caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital on Saturday, but there were no casualties reported. The right wheels of the Airbus 320 operated by budget airline Indigo caught fire during ...
Israel brings arms ship to dock, hopes to shame Iran
EILAT, Israel (Reuters) - A ship seized by the Israeli navy on suspicion of smuggling arms from Iran to the Gaza Strip docked on Saturday in Israel, which planned to put the cargo on display in hope of denting Tehran's rapprochement with the West. The ...
Times of India
Sri Lanka Bring up the bodies
EVIDENCE of past atrocities keeps turning up in Sri Lanka. Last year 154 bodies were unearthed from a mass grave behind a hospital in Matale, in the centre of the island—victims, in all likelihood, of an uprising by Marxist rebels in the 1980s. In ...
Sri Lanka questions independence of UN human rights boss
Sri Lankan Rights Groups Seek War Crimes Probe
Tutu calls for international probe in Sri Lanka
China draws 'red line' on North Korea, says won't allow war on peninsula
BEIJING (Reuters) - China declared a "red line" on North Korea on Saturday, saying that China will not permit chaos or war on the Korean peninsula, and that peace can only come through denuclearization. China is North Korea's most important diplomatic ...
Chinese officials debate why China can't make a soap opera as good as South ...
BEIJING — There is no shortage of problems facing China these days: a terrorist attack that recently left 33 people dead and 143 injured, corruption in government, a worrisome slowdown in economic growth. So when the country's two highest governing ...
Thirimanne ton takes SL to title
Somewhere between absolute relaxation and intense focus, Lahiru Thirimanne drew strength from a place of zen in the Asia Cup final, stroking 101 from 108 to complete a victory that snapped Sri Lanka's finals jinx. He had help from Mahela Jayawardene, ...
Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup final, Mirpur
Fawad Alam has happened to this particular Pakistan team by accident, not by design. If Sharjeel Khan hadn't collided with Mohammad Hafeez against India and hadn't injured his knee in the process, Fawad would probably have still been carrying drinks.
Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan: Asia Cup 2014 Final Highlights, Scorecard and Report
Sri Lanka outgun sloppy Pakistan to lift Asia Cup title
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2014 final stats highlights