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Iran Begins Crunch Baghdad Nuclear Talks With World Powers

The talks between representatives of the U.S., Russia, France, Britain, Germany, China and Iran are aimed at diffusing rising tension in the region, with Iran seeking a reprieve from crippling sanctions imposed on its energy and banking sectors.

Palestinian Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike In Israel

1,200 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have gone on a hunger strike on Tuesday, National Prisoner's Day, to protest Israel's practice of administrative detention and the intolerable treatment in Israeli jails.

US Airline Group Drops Suit Against EU Carbon Tax, Looks to UN

A major U.S. airline lobbying group on Tuesday ditched a private lawsuit challenging the European Union's recently-implemented carbon tax for airlines using the trading bloc's airports, calling on the Obama administration and Congress to take up the charge.

Tour Thailand On Google Street View

Google rushed out its panoramic Street View maps in Thailand on Friday as part of the country's efforts to show tourist hot spots have recovered from last year's floods.

Red Cross Convoy Enters Homs Amid Syria Massacre Fear

A Red Cross aid convoy prepared to enter the shattered Baba Amro district of the city of Homs, Syria, on Friday after a government official declared the area cleansed and the opposition spoke of a massacre by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Rebels withdrew Thursday in a key moment in the year-old uprising.