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France’s Fabius hopes powers, Iran can move towards nuclear deal by Sunday | Reuters

VIENNA France's foreign minister said on Thursday he would return to Vienna Sunday evening in the hope that sufficient progress had been made over the next few days to reach a final nuclear deal between Iran and major powers. "There has been some progress, but we are not at the end of the negotiations," Laurent Fabius said after meeting his counterparts before leaving for Paris. "I have decided to return to Vienna on Sunday evening. #Business #India #Latin America #opinion #United States

2 mins ago

Wall Street falls on simmering Greece worries, tepid data | Reuters

REUTERS - U.S. stocks extended losses on Thursday after the International Monetary Fund warned Greece may need a large debt writeoff, and muted U.S. #Entertainment #Europe #Greece #India #Latin America #markets #Middle East

16 mins ago

Eight dead in new Saudi-led strikes on Yemen’s Sanaa – agency | Reuters

SANAA Saudi-led air strikes killed eight people on Thursday in Yemen's capital Sanaa, residents and a news agency reported, the first such attacks after a lull of several days. Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition also launched 35 raids on the northern Saada province, the main base of Iranian-backed Houthis who have dominated Yemen since they captured Sanaa last September. Explosions were heard throughout the city as the aerial bombardment concentrated on military bases in its south and west, residents and witnesses said #Entertainment #India #opinion #Security #Technology #United States

17 mins ago

IMF warns of huge financial hole as Greek vote looms | Reuters

ATHENS/WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a referendum that could decide their country's future in Europe. #function-check #function-shr #table #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #webtrends-multi

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African leaders must respect constitutions or face turmoil – Hollande | Reuters

COTONOU French President Francois Hollande urged African leaders on Thursday to respect their constitutional term limits amid concerns that some are prepared to risk political instability in order to cling to power. Hollande was speaking a day after at least six people were killed in violent clashes in Burundi, where opposition parties are furious over the decision of President Pierre Nkurunziza to seek a third term, which they say is unconstitutional. #Business #Europe #markets #Middle East #United Kingdom

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Ex-Goldman director, Rajat Gupta, fails to void insider trading conviction | Reuters

NEW YORK Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta failed to persuade a U.S. judge to overturn his insider trading conviction for passing tips about the bank's financial results and a crucial investment from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. U.S #France #India #markets #opinion #United States

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Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar move up income ranks – World Bank | Reuters

DHAKA The World Bank has upgraded Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar, and Tajikistan to its lower middle income classification from least developed countries (LDCs) while South Sudan has fallen back into the low-income group. In a statement released late on Thursday, the World Bank said Gross National Income per capita (GNI) was continuing to improve in these countries, allowing them to join the group where annual incomes range from $1,046 to $4,125. #Africa #Argentina #India #Kenya #Middle East #Pakistan #United Kingdom

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Thousands evacuated after freight train derails, catches fire, in Tennessee | Reuters

A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and a car caught fire in Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people on Thursday, while 10 officers were hospitalized after breathing in fumes, officials said. #Environment #events #Greece #markets #science

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BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over deadly 2010 spill | Reuters

HOUSTON BP Plc will pay up to $18.7 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history. #Environment #Europe #Florida #opinion #science #United Kingdom #United States

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After Bouchard incident, player criticism grows for Wimbledon’s strict dress code

Wimbledon's famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being "ridiculous" and "excessive". #All-whites #Bethanie Mattek-Sands #Eugenie Bouchard #Roger Federer #SportsTracker #Tennis #Wimbledon 2015 #Wimbledon Dress Code