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Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

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UNITED NATIONS - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks."

Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks."

World, Israel 3:19am IST

In 'Parts Unknown,' Anthony Bourdain is not a man on a mission

LOS ANGELES - Anthony Bourdain's television travelogue "Parts Unknown" goes to Iran to discover how people live behind the geopolitical smoke screen and to small-town Massachusetts to chronicle the heroin scourge.

27 Sep 2014

In 'Parts Unknown,' Anthony Bourdain is not a man on a mission

LOS ANGELES - Anthony Bourdain's television travelogue "Parts Unknown" goes to Iran to discover how people live behind the geopolitical smoke screen and to small-town Massachusetts to chronicle the heroin scourge.

27 Sep 2014

No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking

UNITED NATIONS - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Friday.

World, Top News 27 Sep 2014

UPDATE 4-No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Friday.

27 Sep 2014

Iran and six powers make little progress in nuclear talks

UNITED NATIONS - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Friday.

Top News, World 27 Sep 2014

UPDATE 3-Iran and six powers make little progress in nuclear talks

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Friday.

27 Sep 2014

UPDATE 2-Iran urges OPEC to stop oil slide, Gulf members relaxed

* Industry source sees steady Saudi output in Sept (Writes through with further comments, details)

27 Sep 2014

Big powers aim to tackle any Iran bomb "sneak-out" risk in nuclear talks

VIENNA - Western strategists have long debated the spectre of Iran "breaking out" - suddenly showing the ability to explode an atom bomb. But some see a "sneak-out" less visible to U.N. inspectors as a possibly bigger risk and world powers have calibrated their demands in negotiations with Iran to forestall any such outcome.

26 Sep 2014
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Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance

HONG KONG - Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.