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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...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, March 30, the 89th day of 2015. There are 276 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 30, 1945, during World War II, the Soviet Union invaded Austria with the goal of taking Vienna, which it accomplished two...
  • 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...
  • 3 Estonian parties strike deal to form new government

    The leaders of three Estonian political parties have signed a deal to form a center-right coalition government, with Prime Minister Taavi Roivas remaining in his post. Roivas, of the pro-market Reform Party, was forced to seek a new coalition partner...