LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Major powers and Iran were closer to a preliminary accord on Tehran's nuclear program as marathon talks ran into Wednesday, but were stuck over key details such as lifting U.N. sanctions and Iran's future atomic research. | Video
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BANGKOK - Thailand's ruling junta announced in a televised statement on Wednesday that it had lifted martial law, in place across the country since just before a coup 10 months ago.
DUBAI - A week into Saudi-led air-strikes in Yemen, food imports into the Arab world's poorest country are grinding to a halt as the conflict puts fragile supply chains under growing strain and commercial suppliers stay away.
ISTANBUL - Turkish police shot two attackers outside Istanbul's police headquarters on Wednesday, killing one of them and leaving two officers injured in an exchange of fire, local media reported.
BRASILIA - Roughly nine out of 10 Brazilians disapprove of President Dilma Rousseff's austerity drive aimed at winning back investor confidence in the economy, a nationwide poll showed on Wednesday.