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Iran hardliners round on Rouhani but supreme leader backs more nuclear talks

Nov 26, 2014

Iran hardliners round on Rouhani but supreme leader backs more nuclear talks

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hardliners rounded on President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday after negotiators failed to end the Iranian nuclear dispute but the man who ultimately matters, the country's supreme leader, tacitly backed a renewed push for a deal. Iranians faced the prospect of at least several more months of international sanctions that have badly hurt their living standards, after Tehran and six world powers missed a self-imposed deadline on Monday for a nuclear settlement #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered
Sri Lanka's Catholic Church urges govt not to use pope's visit to help election campaign

Nov 26, 2014

Sri Lanka's Catholic Church urges govt not to use pope's visit to help election campaign

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Catholic Church has urged the government not to use a forthcoming visit by Pope Francis to help its re-election campaign after media reported posters had appeared depicting the pontiff blessing President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Rajapaksa is seeking an unprecedented third term in a snap poll on Jan #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #cnt
Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests

Nov 25, 2014

Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin signed a "strategic partnership" agreement with Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia on Monday, angering Tbilisi, which said Moscow was looking to annex the territory. The agreement drew strong criticism from NATO and the European Union. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Missouri grand jury makes decision in fatal shooting of black teen

Nov 25, 2014

Missouri grand jury makes decision in fatal shooting of black teen

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, a killing that sparked angry protests in the St. Louis suburb, prosecutors said on Monday. #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch