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  • Syria peace conference negotiators arrive in Switzerland

    Syria peace conference negotiators arrive in Switzerland
    MONTREUX, Switzerland – This fashionable lakeside city, known for its annual jazz festival, chic shops and tranquil alpine vistas, was abuzz Tuesday with eleventh-hour preparations for a long-anticipated international gathering aimed at halting...
  • Iran halts part of uranium enrichment efforts; West loosens sanctions

    TEHRAN — Iran suspended part of its uranium enrichment efforts Monday and the U.S. and European Union began loosening some economic sanctions, the first concrete steps toward a comprehensive deal to end the long confrontation over Tehran's nuclear...
  • Syria opposition group votes to attend peace conference

    Syria opposition group votes to attend peace conference
    BEIRUT — Despite deep divisions, the major U.S.-backed Syrian opposition bloc voted Saturday to participate in peace talks scheduled to begin next week in Switzerland, ending months of uncertainty about whether the group would attend the long-...
  • Kerry heading to Geneva to join Iran nuclear talks

    GENEVA – Secretary of State John F. Kerry prepared to leave Washington late Friday to join international talks on Iran, in the latest sign that a preliminary deal to curb Tehran's controversial nuclear program may be nearly complete. As...
  • The coming betrayal of Israel

    In Geneva, Switzerland, The United States and other major powers appeared close to a deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for lifting some economic sanctions against the terrorist-sponsoring state. Negotiations, however, fell apart at...
  • Syrian activists mock Geneva 2 talks online

    Syrian activists mock Geneva 2 talks online
    AMMAN, Jordan -- During Syria’s lengthy civil war, opposition activists have made social media a crucial front in a furious propaganda battle, posting web pages and online videos touting their cause. Now, with the bloody conflict in its third year...
  • The best and worst of Europe

    The best and worst of Europe
    Americans get the shortest vacations in the industrial world. With so little time, the pressure is on to make all the right choices when planning a trip. But how to select the right destination? It ultimately depends on your interests and your tastes --...
  • Seniors on the Go: Low-fare airlines in Europe

    Seniors on the Go: Low-fare airlines in Europe
    On my last trip to Europe, I planned a few days in London, then a week of driving around Switzerland starting at Geneva. My frequent flyer award would not allow a London-Geneva flight link, so I needed some way to get there. I first checked on doing the...
  • Lotfi Mansouri dies at 84; opera director who championed 'supertitles'

    Lotfi Mansouri, the spirited former general director of the San Francisco Opera whose desire to democratize the operatic experience for a modern audience spurred the use of projected translations in performances, has died. He was 84. Mansouri died Aug....
  • How cocaine takes the brakes off the brain

    Cocaine messes around with the brain. That scientific no-brainer has been getting more focused over the years, as neuroscientists identify key circuitry that can be reshaped by addiction. But an addiction researcher in Switzerland believes his...
  • Pictures in the News | June 19, 2013

     
    “So long as nuclear weapons exist, we are not truly safe,” President Obama told a large crowd outside the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin, which leads off Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The president's speech, delivered under a blistering...