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Iran nuclear deal: Extension talk as deadline looms

Time is running out for world powers to strike a deal with Iran to cut UN sanctions in return for action to scale back its nuclear programme. 877 more words


Sasha Wass QC, prosecutor in Rolf Harris trial, to lead island sex abuse inquiry

By: Paul Peachey

A prominent barrister who successfully prosecuted Rolf Harris will head an investigation into an alleged police and government conspiracy to cover up the widespread sexual exploitation of girls on a British overseas territory.   496 more words


British to fund training for Kurds - support for Canadian bomb-hunting robots

By David Pugliese

Defence Watch


A few weeks ago I had an article about Kurdish forces fighting in Iraq soon to get new bomb-hunting robots courtesy of the Canadian taxpayer. 260 more words

Defence Watch

Is the US outclassing the UK on climate statesmanship?

Al Gore is the famous what-if of US climate politics, given the controversial near miss that was the presidential election of 2000, combined with his subsequent activism.  878 more words


PressTV: Iraqi FM says no request for foreign boots to fight ISIL

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (R) and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond attend a joint press conference in Baghdad on October 13, 2014.

Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:6PM GMT… 347 more words


John Kerry: Address Climate Change Before It's Too Late

BOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the country and the world need to confront the threat of climate change while there’s still time. 473 more words