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Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade

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Struggle to finish line in Iran nuclear marathon

Iran and six world powers were close to clinching an historic pact on Monday that would bring Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme, but an Iranian negotiator said he could not guarantee a deal was imminentIran and major powers headed into another late night of talks Monday on a deal to rein in Tehran's nuclear ambitions, as negotiators struggled to overcome the remaining few obstacles. The White House said the marathon discussions in Vienna had "made genuine progress" but suggested they would stretch beyond a Monday night deadline. "There continues to be some sticking points that remain unresolved," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in Washington.


Hungary starts building anti-migrant border fence

Local soldiers of the Hungarian Army's technical unit prepare the first 175 meters long section of fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border nearby Morahalom village on July 13, 2015Hungarian soldiers on Monday began erecting a controversial fence on the border with Serbia which is aimed at keeping out migrants. The first fence section is being built on the outskirts of Morahalom, 180 kilometres (110 miles) south of Budapest and will run to 150 metres (almost 500 feet), it said. Lawmakers last week approved the building of the four-metre high barrier along the 175-kilometre border with Serbia, which unlike Hungary is not an EU member.


Hungary starts building Serbian border fence to keep out migrants

Migrants from Afghanistan walk just after they crossed the border from Serbia to Hungary, near the village of AsotthalomHungary started building a fence on Monday along its border with Serbia to try to stop illegal migrants entering from the south, a barrier which German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said makes "no sense". Tens of thousands of migrants, mainly from the Middle East and Africa, use the Balkans route to get into the European Union, passing from Greece to Macedonia and Serbia and then to the EU's visa-free Schengen zone that starts in Hungary. Hungary has registered more than 70,000 migrants so far this year, compared with 43,000 in the whole of last year.