Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade

State television said the assault, which wounded more than 60 people, targeted a stand where Iranian officials had gathered in ...
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Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 24

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least ...
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Iran: Attackers who killed 12 members of Revolutionary Guard connected to Israel and U.S.

State media reports 60 wounded, 24 killed in attack on military parade in city of Ahvaz ■ Foreign Minister Javad ...
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Committee gives Kavanaugh accuser more time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to ...
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Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 207

By Jackson Njehia UKARA, Tanzania (Reuters) - Divers on Saturday rescued a man from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ...
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China cancels U.S. trade talks: WSJ

China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next ...
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Kerry works to prevent settlement dispute from harming Mideast talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gives a speech to employees of the U.S. Embassy and their relatives in BrasiliaBy Warren Strobel BRASILIA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought on Tuesday to prevent the fracturing of his Middle East peace initiative, which faces its greatest threat to date from a series of Israeli announcements of new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Even as he was making his first visit to South America as secretary of state, Kerry reached out to the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority a day before Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are due to resume in Jerusalem. …


Bahrain on edge ahead of opposition-called protest

A Bahraini anti-government protester wearing a national flag watches for riot police as tires burn on a street in the western village of Malkiya, Bahrain, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Inspired by the movement behind Egypt's military coup, pro-democracy activists in Bahrain are hoping to gain new momentum by calling for nationwide protests Wednesday. Authorities warned they will "forcefully confront" any large demonstrations, raising fears of more violence in the strategic Gulf kingdom. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) Inspired by the movement behind Egypt's military coup, anti-government activists seeking more influence in Bahrain are hoping to gain new momentum by calling for nationwide protests Wednesday. Authorities warned they will "forcefully confront" any large demonstrations, raising fears of more violence in the strategic Gulf kingdom.


Kerry says had ‘frank and open’ talks with Netanyahu on settlements

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry reacts during a news conference with Brazil's Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota at the Itamaraty Palace in BrasiliaBRASILIA (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry, trying to keep his Middle East peace initiative on track in the face of fresh controversy over Israeli settlements, said he had "frank and open" talks on the matter on Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Kerry, who planned to speak later in the day with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, said he believed the Palestinian leader "is committed to continue" peace talks with Israel. Some Palestinians have called for boycotting the negotiations, due to resume on Wednesday. …