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  • First Image: Russell Crowe's Helming Debut 'The Water Diviner'

    LONDON -- The first image has been released from the set of Russell Crowe's feature helming debut, "The Water Diviner," which is shooting in Australia before moving on to Turkey. Mister Smith Entertainment is handling international sales on the epic...
  • 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-...
  • Turkish government sacks 350 police carrying out corruption probe

    Turkish government sacks 350 police carrying out corruption probe
    A power struggle between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and an exiled Muslim cleric sharpened Tuesday with the government purging 350 police officers involved in the anti-corruption sweeps that have netted figures close to Erdogan. The...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger...
  • Turkish prosecutor decries his removal from corruption investigation

    Turkish prosecutor decries his removal from corruption investigation
    GAZIANTEP, Turkey — An Istanbul prosecutor said Thursday that he had been removed from the investigation of corruption involving the families of high-ranking officials of the ruling Justice and Development Party. The complaint by prosecutor...
  • Corruption scandal, police firings spark renewed unrest in Turkey

    Corruption scandal, police firings spark renewed unrest in Turkey
    A new wave of street protests has flared in Istanbul following the arrest on graft charges of two dozen banking figures with close ties to the Turkish government. The raid on those suspected of corruption prompted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
  • Pictures in the News | December 18, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins with a surreal scene in Indonesia as a miner uses a pole to extract sulfur from a pipe at the flow crater during an annual offering ceremony on the Ijen volcano in Yogyakarta. The Ijen crater rises to 2,386m, with a...
  • Nuclear deal with Iran is only 'first step' of difficult climb

    GENEVA — Turning the fragile preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear program into a stringent long-term deal will require even harder negotiations than those in the arduous months leading up to Sunday's signing ceremony in Geneva. New issues...
  • Iran agrees to nuclear limits

    Iran agrees to nuclear limits
    GENEVA — Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement early Sunday to curb Tehran's disputed nuclear program after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of diplomatic stalemate. After four days of talks that...
  • The Week in Pictures | November 4 – 10, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their...
  • Iran, world powers appear close to a nuclear agreement

    WASHINGTON — Iran and six world powers appeared to close in on a preliminary agreement in Geneva on Thursday that would begin to limit Tehran's nuclear development after a decade of frustrating negotiations, according to diplomats. They said the...