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  • Iran calls for a timetable for global nuclear disarmament

    Iran accused the five nuclear powers Wednesday of failing to take concrete action to eliminate their stockpiles and called for negotiations on a convention to achieve nuclear disarmament by a target date. Iran's deputy U.N. ambassador Gholam Hossein...
  • Russia and Venezuela object to proposed resolution on Yemen

    Russia and Venezuela have objected to a draft United Nations resolution that would ban arms shipments to leaders of Yemen's Houthi Shiite rebels and the country's former president and his son to try to halt their military campaign against supporters of...
  • Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan. ___...
  • Russian, Greek leaders talk of restoring trade despite sanctions

    Russian, Greek leaders talk of restoring trade despite sanctions
    A visit to Moscow by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday raised concern that he might ask the Kremlin for financial aid to gain a bargaining chip with Western creditors reluctant to ease the harsh austerity measures imposed on the Balkan...
  • Review: 'The Brothers' by Masha Gessen

    Review: 'The Brothers' by Masha Gessen
    "How could they do this?" When a bomb goes off, killing three and wounding 264, that's the question we all ask. It's a question we ask over and over, whenever shocking acts of violence are committed; we rarely get answers — and when we do, they...
  • Suspect in Litvinenko's death: he could have poisoned self

    One of the main suspects in the poisoning of ex-Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko said Wednesday the former KGB officer may have accidentally killed himself with radioactive polonium. The statement by Dmitry Kovtun echoed earlier comments made by him...
  • Czech PM not opposing president's disputed Russian trip

    Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says he is not opposing the president's trip to Moscow, the subject of Milos Zeman's dispute with the U.S. ambassador. Zeman recently bristled at the envoy's implied criticism of his decision to attend Moscow's...
  • Rachel Marsden: America is under threat from reactive foreign policy

    PARIS -- We're witnessing arguably the most unfocused and undisciplined U.S. foreign policy in history under President Barack Obama. If I'm seeing it and you're seeing it, then it's a safe bet that America's opponents are seeing it -- and attempting to...
  • Lithuania bans Russian TV station for 3 months

    Lithuania's broadcasting regulator has banned a Russian TV station for three months, saying it continues to air Kremlin "propaganda" despite repeated warnings. The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania said RTR Planeta, which is owned by Russian...
  • Russian car market deepens plunge with 43 percent drop

    Russia's car market continues its plunge as the country heads for recession, with sales down 42.5 percent annually in March and 36.3 percent for the first quarter as a whole. Sales in March fell to 139,850 cars from 243,332 in the same month a year...
  • U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

    U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia
    A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. senators has called on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to move soccer’s 2018 World Cup out of Russia. In a letter sent Tuesday and released publicly Wednesday, the lawmakers told Blatter that allowing Russia to play...