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Iran says powers receptive to ideas for ending nuclear stand-off

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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday world powers were receptive to Tehran’s proposals for easing the stand-off over its nuclear programme and...
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Iran hits out at ‘unfair’ UN nuclear agency ahead of talks

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By Fredrik Dahl Iran has sharply criticized the U.N. nuclear watchdog over “baseless allegations” about its atomic activity, a document showed before talks between the...
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Obama holds out over Syria air strikes at G20 summit

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By Steve Gutterman and Matt Spetalnick U.S. President Barack Obama defied pressure to abandon plans for air strikes against Syria at a summit on Friday...
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US resolution on Syria strike passes first hurdle in Senate

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By Patricia Zengerle and Khaled Yacoub Oweis U.S. President Barack Obama’s effort to win legislative backing for military strikes against Syria passed its first hurdle...
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Putin ‘does not rule out’ approving Syria strike with evidence Assad used poison gas

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By Thomas Grove Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia did not rule out approving a military operation in Syria if clear evidence showed Damascus had...
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Kerry says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack

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By Steve Holland and Catherine Bremer U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made clear on Friday that the United States would punish Syrian President Bashar...