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Global finance officials watching US debt talksPublished October 11, 2013 7:26am
The threat posed by the U.S. debt standoff is sure to be a prime topic of discussion when finance officials from major nations gather for their latest stock-taking of the global economy.
Chemical weapons inspectors cross into SyriaPublished October 01, 2013 7:39am
An advance group of international inspectors arrived in Syria on Tuesday to begin the ambitious task of overseeing the destruction of President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program.
UN votes to eliminate Syria's chemical weaponsPublished September 28, 2013 11:52am
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, a landmark decision aimed at taking poison gas off the battlefield in the escalating 2 1/2-year conflict.
Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made Published September 27, 2013 7:22am
Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday.
Alberta Mennonites linked to Mexico’s Juarez drug cartelPublished September 26, 2013 9:10am
American drug-enforcement officers allege a southeast Alberta hamlet was the destination for a haul of cocaine being moved through a pipeline involving close-knit members of the Mennonite community and one of the world’s most notorious Mexican cartels.
World powers set to test Iran on nuclear dispute Published September 26, 2013 7:15am
Foreign ministers from the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany will meet with Iran's top diplomat Thursday to test the Islamic Republic's willingness to reach a deal to resolve international concerns about its nuclear program
Obama, Rouhani back resumption of nuclear talks Published September 25, 2013 7:54am
Hopeful yet unyielding, President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hasan Rouhani both spoke up fervently for improved relations and a resumption of stalled nuclear talks Tuesday at the U.N.
US edges closer to high-level talks with Iran Published September 24, 2013 7:21am
The Obama administration edged close to direct, high-level talks with Iran's new government on Monday, with Secretary of State John Kerry slated to meet his Iranian counterpart this week and the White House weighing the risks and rewards of an encounter
UN confirms chemical weapons used in SyriaPublished September 17, 2013 7:45am
Careful not to blame either side for a deadly chemical weapon attack, U.N. inspectors reported Monday that rockets loaded with the nerve agent sarin had been fired from an area where Syria's military has bases
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