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  • General strike launched in Syria amid fierce clashes

     
    Fierce clashes broke out Sunday between Syrian security forces and army defectors in several parts of the country, activists said Sunday. Opposition supporters launched a general strike in Syria to press President Bashar Assad to step down....
  • Large protests in Syria as Arab League delays crisis talks

     
    Syria's security forces fired on anti-government protesters who took to the streets in large numbers after Friday prayers, opposition activists said. The Arab League called off crisis talks Saturday about Syria....
  • Iran says it has produced its first nuclear fuel rod

     
    Iran says its scientists have produced the country’s first nuclear fuel rod and its Navy has test-fired a new medium-range surface-to-air missile. Iran's announcements are likely to heighten concerns about the country’s disputed nuclear...
  • Report: Iran has begun enriching uranium at new site

     
    Iran reportedly has begun enriching uranium at a new underground site, a leading Iranian newspaper reported Sunday, a move likely to ratchet up tension with the West over the country’s disputed nuclear program. The Fordo nuclear complex is said to...
  • Italy can't afford to host Olympics, won't bid

     
    Hosting the Olympics in 2020 is a luxury that Italy simply cannot afford in a times of economic uncertainty, Prime Minister Mario Monti announced Tuesday, a day before bids were to be formally tendered to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne,...
  • Turkish publisher's arrest sparks outcry

     
    Ragip Zarakolu, head of Belge Publishing, has angered Turkish officials by publishing books about the Kurds and the Armenian genocide. He was arrested Friday, sparking international concern....
  • Turkey and Norway shutter their embassies in Syria

     
    Turkey and Norway closed their embassies in Damascus today, citing the security concerns as Syria slips further into unrest....
  • Syrian opposition declares 'disaster' in embattled city

     
    Syria: Opposition activists have declared a “humanitarian disaster area” in the embattled Syrian city of Homs and have called on the United Nations and the Arab League to intervene....
  • Iran continues carrot-and-stick diplomacy ahead of nuclear talks

     
    Iran sent out contradictory signals Wednesday on its plans for highly anticipated negotiations on its nuclear program this weekend, declaring that the Tehran delegation will be bringing "new initiatives" to the talks in Istanbul while announcing at the...
  • Menswear designer Andrew Buckler to head Converse design team

     
    Menswear designer Andrew Buckler has been tapped to head the design team at the Nike-owned Converse brand, according to fashion industry trade paper WWD....
  • Divisions among Syrian opposition evident in Cairo scuffle

     
    Egg-throwing Syrian dissidents attempted to prevent other opposition figures from meeting with Arab League officials in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Wednesday. The scuffle underscored deep fissures between various Syrian opposition factions....