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  • Australian Grandfather in Tears at Severed Head Photo

    Australian Grandfather in Tears at Severed Head Photo

    The grandfather of a boy pictured holding a severed head in Syria said the shocking image brought him to tears, with the growing problem of jihadists fighting overseas to be a focus of US-Australia talks on Tuesday.

  • Syria's Western-Backed Opposition Elects New President

    Syria's Western-Backed Opposition Elects New President

    Syria's Western-backed opposition, the National Coalition, elected Hadi al-Bahra, chief negotiator at the Geneva peace talks, as its new president on Wednesday after a three-day meeting in Istanbul.

  • Syrian Opposition Coalition Elects New President

    Syrian Opposition Coalition Elects New President

    Syria's Western-backed opposition National Coalition elected Hadi al-Bahra, chief negotiator at the Geneva peace talks, as its new president following a three-day meeting in Istanbul, the coalition said on Wednesday.

  • Final Push in 'Historic' Iran Nuclear Talks

    Final Push in 'Historic' Iran Nuclear Talks

    Iran nuclear talks enter the decisive, dangerous endgame Thursday with a marathon final round of hardball negotiations potentially going all the way to the July 20 finish line.

  • John Kerry in Syria Opposition Talks as US Moves to Arm Rebels

    John Kerry in Syria Opposition Talks as US Moves to Arm Rebels

    The US top diplomat headed for talks with the Syrian opposition and its key backer Saudi Arabia Friday after the White House asked lawmakers for $500 million to train and equip vetted rebels.

  • United Nations Aid Chief Urges Security Council to Act on Syria Aid Crisis

    United Nations Aid Chief Urges Security Council to Act on Syria Aid Crisis

    The UN aid chief appealed to the Security Council on Thursday to take action on the "inhuman" obstruction of humanitarian relief in Syria, as Russia and Western nations appeared at an impasse in talks on a draft resolution intended to boost access.

  • John Kerry to Visit Saudi Arabia on Friday for Iraq Talks

    John Kerry to Visit Saudi Arabia on Friday for Iraq Talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Saudi Arabia on Friday for talks with King Abdullah about the crisis in Iraq.

  • Turkey in Talks to Free Citizens Kidnapped in Iraq

    Turkey in Talks to Free Citizens Kidnapped in Iraq

    Turkey said on Thursday it is holding talks to secure the release of dozens of its citizens kidnapped by Islamist militants in northern Iraq amid international calls for their release.

  • France Takes US to Task Over BNP Paribas Fine

    France Takes US to Task Over BNP Paribas Fine

    Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius' warning came two days before French President Francois Hollande hosts President Barack Obama for talks fraught with other sources of possible tension - from General Electric Co's overtures to emblematic French enginee...

  • Syrian Vote Isn't Obstacle to Peace Talks: Russia

    Syrian Vote Isn't Obstacle to Peace Talks: Russia

    Russia's United Nations ambassador insists that Syria's presidential election on Tuesday is not an obstacle to a political settlement of the devastating war and is urging the U.N. chief to quickly appoint a new envoy to revive stalled peace talks.

  • Pentagon Chief to Head to Saudi Arabia, Israel Next Week

    Pentagon Chief to Head to Saudi Arabia, Israel Next Week

    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will fly to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel next week for talks that are expected to focus on Iran's nuclear program and Syria's civil war, officials said Friday.

  • US to Recognise Syrian Opposition Offices as 'Foreign Mission'

    US to Recognise Syrian Opposition Offices as 'Foreign Mission'

    In a boost to the Syrian opposition, Washington is to recognize its offices in the United States as foreign diplomatic missions, US officials said Monday as the opposition chief prepares for high-level talks here.

  • Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives met Turkish government officials for talks Monday amid accusations of tax evasion by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a row over content on the social media site.

  • Syrian peace talks reach impasse; US, Russia spar

    Syrian peace talks reach impasse; US, Russia spar

    Peace talks aimed at forging a path out of Syria's civil war have reached an impasse - with no guarantee of continuing - after five days of sparring over responsibility for mounting violence back home and President Bashar Assad's future, government a...

  • Syria 'failure' looms, mediator seeks US, Russian help

    Syria 'failure' looms, mediator seeks US, Russian help

    Warning that "failure" was staring him in the face, the Syria peace talks mediator said on Thursday that the United States and Russia had promised renewed support to keep their rival Syrian allies talking.

  • Syria talks falter as West, Russia feud

    Syria talks falter as West, Russia feud

    A standoff between Russia and the Western powers left their rival Syrian allies deadlocked in talks at Geneva on Thursday as fighting went on that has left tens of thousands under siege and hoping for relief from abroad.

  • Syria peace talks make little progress, says envoy

    Syria peace talks make little progress, says envoy

    Peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition are not making much progress, the international mediator said on Tuesday after a face-to-face meeting of the warring parties in Geneva that both sides called fruitless.

  • Second round of Syria talks makes faltering start

    Second round of Syria talks makes faltering start

    A second round of Syria peace talks got off to a shaky start on Monday with the international mediator meeting the two sides separately after violations of a local ceasefire and an Islamist offensive set back his efforts.

  • Syria death toll tops 136,000, future talks uncertain

    Syria death toll tops 136,000, future talks uncertain

    The death toll in Syria's civil war has topped 136,000 after January saw one of the conflict's bloodiest months, an NGO said on Saturday, as violence claimed yet more civilian lives.

  • Ice breaks in Syrian peace talks as two sides observe minute of silence

    Ice breaks in Syrian peace talks as two sides observe minute of silence

    Opposing sides in Syria's civil war stood together to observe a minute of silence on Thursday in honour of the tens of thousands killed in the three-year conflict, a rare symbol of harmony a week into peace talks that have so fare yielded no compromi...

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