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  • Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

    Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States.
  • Syria presses offensive in Homs' Old City after talks break down

    Syria presses offensive in Homs' Old City after talks break down
    HOMS, Syria — The crackle of gunfire and the sound of shelling resounded in this central Syrian city Thursday as army troops pressed an offensive in the Old City after a breakdown in talks between the government and rebels. Homs, long at the heart...

    U.N. condemns attack on civilians at South Sudan peacekeepers base

    U.N. condemns attack on civilians at South Sudan peacekeepers base
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — At least 12 people were killed when an armed mob overran a United Nations peacekeeping camp in Bor, South Sudan, in an attack targeting ethnic Nuer. South Sudan was torn by ethnic violence when the country's ruling...

    Putin: Russia may invade Ukraine to protect locals

    Putin: Russia may invade Ukraine to protect locals
    MOSCOW --  Russia may invade southeast Ukraine to protect the local population, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. Speaking live at his annual call-in show in a Moscow television studio, Putin implied he reserves the right to move Russian troops...

    IAEA chief: Iran complying with nuclear scale-down commitments

    IAEA chief: Iran complying with nuclear scale-down commitments
    Iran is fulfilling its commitments under a November agreement with six foreign powers to convert or dilute its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, International Atomic Energy Agency officials reported Wednesday. "I can tell you, these measures are...