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Iran nuclear talks miss deadline; Russia says 'key aspects' agreed

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Six world powers and Iran missed a Tuesday deadline to reach an outline accord reining in Tehran's nuclear program, extending talks into an extra day as they edged toward a deal but failed to agree crucial details such as the lifting of U.N. sanctions. | Video

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China says Taiwan welcome to join AIIB with appropriate name

BEIJING - China welcomes Taiwan's decision to apply to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as long as the self-ruled island uses an appropriate name, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday.

China, United Nations 31 Mar 2015

Indonesian court to decide on Bali Nine execution appeal on April 6

JAKARTA - An Indonesian court hearing the appeals of two Australian death row convicts will announce a verdict on April 6, one of the judges determining the case said on Wednesday.

31 Mar 2015

Lufthansa flight school knew of crash pilot's depression

BERLIN - The German pilot who crashed a plane in the French Alps last week, killing 150 people, told officials at a Lufthansa training school in 2009 that he had gone through a period of severe depression, the airline said on Tuesday. | Video

Prosecutor dies of wounds after Istanbul hostage shootout

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage on Tuesday, killing his two captors. | Video

31 Mar 2015

Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of central Tikrit: PM

TIKRIT, Iraq - Iraqi troops aided by Shi'ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein's hometown continued. | Video

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Prosecutors push again to investigate Argentine leader in bombing case

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine prosecutors pushed for a conspiracy investigation against President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday in the second appeal of a court decision that cleared her of trying to block the inquiry into a deadly 1994 bombing.