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Iran nuclear deal: Deadline day brings talk of extension

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:50 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Vienna

BBC: Diplomats from six world powers and Iran are making a final push to agree a deal over Iran's nuclear programme before a 23:00 GMT deadline. They said earlier major differences remained, suggesting an extension could be agreed at the talks in Vienna. The US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany want Iran to curb its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of U...

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Afghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:45 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Kabul

AP via MailOnLine: The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack. The nationality of the NATO soldiers could not be confirmed, a...

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Nepal bus crash death toll rises to 47 as more bodies found

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:45 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Kathmandu

AFP via ABC.net.au: Rescuers have pulled 44 more bodies from a fast-flowing river in western Nepal, where a bus crashed last week, brining the death toll to 47, police say. Emergency workers found three bodies immediately after the crash in mountainous Jajarkot district on Thursday, and pulled another 44 from ...

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Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:45 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Baghdad and Erbil

AP via Washington Post: Iraqi authorities say Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militias have retaken two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province. Police officials in Diyala province said Monday that Iraqi forces entered the towns of Saadiya ...

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MH17 wreckage cleared from crash site

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:40 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Donetsk, Kiev and Amsterdam

Reuters via IoL: A week long operation to clear the wreckage from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine has been completed, the Dutch government said on Sunday. A cargo train took pieces of the Boeing 777 aircraft to the eastern Ukrainian town of Kharkov.

Putin Is Circumspect on Re-Election but Says 'Nyet' to Presidency for Life

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:40 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Moscow

Wall Steet Journal: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he doesn’t aim to hold his post for life but doesn’t rule out seeking another term in 2018, a move that could make him the country’s longest-serving leader since Joseph Stalin. In an interview with state-controlled TASS news agency, the 62...

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Tunisia Presidential Election Seen Headed for Runoff Vote

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:40 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Tunis

Bloomberg: The campaigns of Tunisia’s two main presidential candidates said they expect the country’s landmark presidential election to be decided in a runoff vote in December. The one-day vote yesterday pitting 22 candidates against each other saw almost 65 percent turnout, the state-run TAP news agency repor...

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Philippines fines Chinese fishermen $102,000 each for poaching

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:35 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Manila

euronews: A Philippine court on Monday fined nine Chinese fishermen $102,000 (65,096.6 pounds) each after they were caught with hundreds of sea turtles in a disputed shoal in the South China Sea amid a festering territorial standoff between the two sides. China claims almost all of the entire South China Sea, believed ...

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Abe's party takes lead in polls ahead of Japan election

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:35 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Tokyo

BusinessStandard: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party showed a strong lead in opinion polls released today ahead of Japan's general election next month, despite a majority of respondents giving a thumbs down to his economic blitz. Japan's lower parliamentary chamber was dissolved on Friday ...

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Kenyan Strike on Militant Camps Kills 100 After Bus Shooting

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 24, 2014 at 4:30 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Nairobi

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Kenya’s army said it attacked camps used by the Islamist group al-Shabaab, killing more than 100 fighters, after the militants claimed responsibility for a bus attack in the northeast of the country that left 28 people dead. Fighter jets targeted two camps near Godondowe in Somalia, ...

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