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Russia says 'very worrying' slowdown in Iran nuclear talks

Jun 13, 2015 - 9:29 AM

This is very worrying to us because there is very little time before the deadline and we urgently need to enter the final stage says Russia s negotiator Sergei Ryabkov

SLOWDOWN IN PROGRESS. US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L) next to other delegate during talks between the P5+1 group and Iran at Palais Coburg in Vienna, Austria, 12 June 2015. Talks among officials from Iran and the group of Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany on curbing Iran's controversial nuclear program resumed in Vienna on June 10. Photo by Herbert Neubauer/EPA

Dozens die in Odessa blaze as Ukraine violence spreads

May 03, 2014 - 9:28 AM

UPDATED The unrest in Ukraine started with peaceful demonstrations in Kiev in November against then president Viktor Yanukovych but has rapidly degenerated into a full blown global crisis

Elusive Syria peace talks delayed by rival divisions

Nov 05, 2013 - 11:49 PM

A source close to Tuesday s meeting says it was now clear the conference dubbed Geneva II would happen no earlier than December

SOLUTION SOON? Lakhdar Brahimi, (3-L), Joint Special Representative for Syria, United Nations and the UN delegation meet the United States and Russian Federation representatives at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. EPA/VIOLAINE MARTIN / HANDOUT

Snowden arrives in Russia

Jun 23, 2013 - 4:30 PM

8th UPDATE He has asked for asylum in Ecuador

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald