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Iran nuclear negotiations in Switzerland passed the self-imposed midnight Tuesday deadline and headed into overtime in search of accord.
Iraq’s prime minister claimed Tuesday that the city of Tikrit had been recaptured from the Islamic State.
Plus: Yemen strife intensifies; $3.8B pledged for Syrians; Japan to extend sanctions.
Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in the weekend election.
The airline said Andreas Lubitz subsequently passed all medical checks and that it has provided the documents to prosecutors.
Even as the U.S. is pursuing a breakthrough framework, Saudi Arabia is directing a broad regional assault against the Tehran government.
The co-pilot believed to have intentionally crashed a German jet in the French Alps last week had treatment over “a long period of time.”
An air strike Monday by a Saudi-led Arab coalition killed at least 40 at a Yemen refugee camp.
Plus: Olmert found guilty; New machete attack; Abe seeks regional summit.
The force is intended to thwart growing Iranian influence in the region.
Both sides looking for leverage as they struggle to reach framework for a deal.
Tensions high as candidates look to avoid a runoff.
The family has not yet been questioned in the investigation out of “decency.”
PLUS: Islamic Sate beheads 8, A final farewell to Yew, Pope leads Palm Sunday, Kissinger offers advice.
Diplomats evacuated from Aden; U.N. staff leave Sanaa; gulf Arabs offer Yemeni president support at Egypt summit.
The loss came amid recent indications that the Assad regime is struggling to maintain the momentum it won on the battlefield last year.
Nearly 60 million people have cards to vote, and for the first time there is a possibility that a challenger can defeat a sitting president.
PLUS: Blogger’s whipping; museum raid victim; Ebola lockdown defied; World Duty Free deal.
The seige ended more than 12 hours after gunmen from the Islamic rebel group al-Shabab took up positions in the hotel.
The rise of conservative Hindu politicians has revived a long-standing battle over the status of the cow in the massive, multifaith nation.
Many see the possibility of a regional war in the Middle East as one of the outcomes of the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring.
Scientists are interested in seeing how the human body fares during longer stays in space, in anticipation ofr multi-year missions to Mars.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved to ease a potential financial and security crisis in the occupied West Bank.
Plus: Nigeria primes for vote; Iran nuke talks progress; final push against Ebola; and more.
Among the things seized by investigators in Andreas Lubitz’s belongings were torn and crumpled doctors’ notes excusing the pilot from work.
Investigators of the Germanwings crash that killed 150 believe a rogue co-pilot locked out his colleague.
Some scholars questioned the image of Richard that has come down through the centuries: a hideous, bloodstained villain.
Fears are grouping that there could be a disruption to oil supplies,and that conflict could lead to a wider sectarian war.
Too great or abrupt a withdrawal by militia forces, analysts said, could complicate the entire Iraqi counteroffensive.
The report does not specify the country where the parties occurred, but an official familiar with the matter identified it as Colombia.
Plus: Netanyahu chided; Prince Charles letters; arrests in nun’s rape; and more.
U.S. air coalition has joined the fight alongside Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Iraqi security forces to recapture the city of Tikrit.
U.S. officials say secret intelligence files held by Yemeni security forces have been looted by Iran-backed militias.
Plus: Pakistan offensive; cybercrime targeted; oligarch dismissed; BBC axes Clarkson; Chinese fugitives in U.S.
The conclusions were based on cockpit flight recordings recovered from the wreckage the Germanwings passenger jet.
Evidence from a cockpit voice recorder indicated that one pilot left the cockpit before the plane’s descent and was unable to get back in.
The United States will maintain 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year.
Failure by Iran to comply with IAEA demands would undermine its efforts to win the lifting of U.N. sanctions.
Plus: Fight for Tikrit evolves; Saudi Arabia shifts military; Indian online law ends; and more.
The Airbus from a German budget airline crashed in an alpine skiing and hiking region, hard for rescue services to reach.
A meeting of Pentagon and State Department leaders with the Afghan president helped to reset relations between the two nations.
Saudi Arabia said it would take “necessary” step to stabilize Yemen if peace talks fail to remedy conflict there.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized Monday to Israeli Arabs for seemingly disparaging remarks about them,
Hard-liners in Iran of late have been notably silent about the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.
Plus: Massive asteroid impact; Okinawa project friction; Tsipras, Merkel meet; Libya fighting rages
Shiite rebels took over Taiz, which sparked local protests.
New labeling on the world’s most popular weed killer is raising more questions for an aerial spraying program in Colombia.
Athens is seeking to turn the tables on its single biggest paymaster. Who, the Greeks are asking, truly owes whom?
In a rare sight, Farkhunda’s coffin was carried to the grave site in north Kabul’s Khair Khana neighborhood by a dozen women.
PLUS: U.S. doubting Netanyahu, U.N. ends Uber partnership, Tunisia fighting terrorism.