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Iranian delegation at nuclear talks told by powers to decide on deal: sources

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Iranian delegation at nuclear talks has been told by the six major powers that they have to make up their minds on whether to accept a political agreement before dawn on Wednesday, two Western diplomatic sources said. | Video

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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

Chad, Niger troops retake Nigeria border town from Boko Haram

N'DJAMENA - Soldiers from Chad and Niger on Tuesday drove Boko Haram Islamist militants from a northern Nigeria border town they have occupied since late last year, Chad's government spokesman said.

Africa 3:08pm EDT

Azerbaijan expels visiting Human Rights Watch representative

TBILISI - Azerbaijan expelled a Human Rights Watch researcher on Tuesday after barring him from entering the country to attend the trial of two Azeri rights activists and holding him for 31 hours, the rights group said.

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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 home town continued.

Iraq 11:12am EDT

As many Americans fear pilot crashes as they do hijacking

- Americans fear pilots purposely crashing an airliner as much as they are afraid of a hijacking, and over a quarter are more scared of flying than they were before a copilot crashed a jet in France last week, killing 150 people, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.

U.S., France 4:04pm EDT

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