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U.S. aims to keep Iran atomic talks separate from Islamic State conflict

Sep 20, 2014

U.S. aims to keep Iran atomic talks separate from Islamic State conflict

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. officials hope to prevent two diplomatic challenges with Iran from colliding next week: the Iranian nuclear program and the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group. #facebook #India #Business #Technology #Middle East #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Kurdish leader urges world to protect Syrian town from Islamic State

Sep 20, 2014

Kurdish leader urges world to protect Syrian town from Islamic State

DIKMETAS Turkey (Reuters) Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani called on Friday for international intervention to protect a Kurdish town in neighbouring Syria from Islamic State fighters who have forced many Syrian Kurds to flee across the border into Turkey. Thousands of Kurds crossed the frontier on Friday, fearing an imminent attack on the border town of Ayn alArab, known as Kobani in Kurdish, as Islamic State (IS) fighters advanced after seizing dozens of nearby villages over the past two days. "I call on the international community to use every means as soon as possible to protect Kobani," Barzani, the president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, said in a statement #facebook #China #Japan #Syria #Technology #markets #United Kingdom #Turkey #Mexico
Russian vote monitor denounces London pressure in Scottish "no" vote

Sep 20, 2014

Russian vote monitor denounces London pressure in Scottish "no" vote

MOSCOW (Reuters) The director of a proKremlin vote monitoring agency which sent observers to Scotland's referendum denounced the result on Friday, saying Scots were pressured into rejecting independence to avoid comparisons with Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine. "All strength and resources were thrown into preventing Scotland from splitting, and people were de facto threatened that if they secede...there will be all sorts of troubles," said Georgy Fyodorov, head of a Russian vote monitoring group. #United States #India #China #Business #Japan #Brazil #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Scots spurn independence in historic vote, nationalist leader resigns

Sep 20, 2014

Scots spurn independence in historic vote, nationalist leader resigns

EDINBURGH (Reuters) Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum on Thursday, saving a union dating back over 300 years but ushering in a period of intense bargaining over Prime Minister David Cameron's prevote pledges to give Scots more say over their own affairs. #United States #India #China #Business #London #Argentina #United Kingdom #european
Judge concerned over U.S. embassy bombing case guilty plea

Sep 19, 2014

Judge concerned over U.S. embassy bombing case guilty plea

NEW YORK (Reuters) An Egyptian man pleaded guilty in New York on Friday to charges stemming from the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. #Politics #United States #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Russian businessman freed from house arrest, his company says

Sep 19, 2014

Russian businessman freed from house arrest, his company says

MOSCOW (Reuters) Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov was freed from house arrest on Friday, a company spokeswoman said, but the tycoon will have to stay in Russia to face money laundering charges over a deal to acquire a regional oil company. #facebook #India #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Iran moving to comply with extended nuclear deal with powers  IAEA

Sep 19, 2014

Iran moving to comply with extended nuclear deal with powers IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) Iran is taking further action to comply with the terms of an extended interim agreement with six world powers over its disputed atomic activities, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report obtained by Reuters on Friday showed #United States #India #Business #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Killings in Guinea show mistrust in Africa Ebola fight  WHO

Sep 19, 2014

Killings in Guinea show mistrust in Africa Ebola fight WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) The killing in Guinea of eight people trying to educate locals about Ebola showed how much rural populations in West Africa mistrust authorities after years of instability and conflict, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. #Business #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Africa #United Kingdom
PM Cameron's legacy salvaged as Scotland refuses to divorce UK

Sep 19, 2014

PM Cameron's legacy salvaged as Scotland refuses to divorce UK

Cameron has escaped the miserable fate of becoming the Conservative and Unionist Party prime minister who lost the union -- hardly a legacy to be proud of. #Prime Minister #Queen Elizabeth #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Nato #David Cameron #Britain #United Kingdom #Labour Party #Scotland #UK #Scottish independence #Scotland independence vote