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  • Total’s 'Big Mustache'- bon vivant, deal-maker and risk-taker

    PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil and gas giant Total who died when his jet crashed in Moscow, was a gregarious bon vivant with a passion for risk-taking and deal-making. Known as "The Big Mustache" for his bushy, gray...
  • Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plow

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic and outspoken chief executive of the French oil company Total , was killed when his private jet hit a snow plow as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night. His death...
  • Iran supreme leader blames West for Islamic State rise, wants regional solution

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Western powers on Tuesday for the rise of Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Iraq and Syria and said they had no business tampering with the region's geopolitics. Iran and the United...
  • No workable nuclear compromise? No deal

    The latest round of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program took place this week, pitting the United States and its European partners against the Iranian regime's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. But only five weeks before an upcoming deadline,...
  • U.N. nuclear chief suggests progress slow in Iran investigation

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb...
  • EU's Ashton to stay on until end of Iran nuclear talks

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Monday she will continue leading nuclear negotiations with Iran until a deal is reached but is determined to meet a November deadline for an accord. Her five-year term as...
  • Iran state TV says death of journalist in Turkey is 'suspect'

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian television pointed the finger at Turkey on Monday over the death of a Lebanese-American journalist killed in a car crash while working for Iran's Press TV in Turkey near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani. However, the...
  • Iran acts to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers: IAEA

    Iran acts to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers: IAEA
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is taking further action to comply with an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency report showed, a finding the West may see as positive ahead of a November deadline for clinching a long-term...
  • Gina Nahai on her new novel, 'The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.'

    Gina Nahai on her new novel, 'The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.'
    Spanning 40 years, "The Luminous Heart of Jonah S." tells the story of an Iranian-Jewish family and their lives in Iran and then the United States. Identity, a mystery and a family fortune hang in the balance of a book that combines magical realism with...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?

  • Slumping price of oil has Iran worried about paying its bills

    Iranian officials are expressing new worry over the global oil price slump, which is threatening the country’s budget and could undermine its strategy in international nuclear negotiations. As recently as Tuesday, Iran’s oil ministry was...