LAUSANNE, Switzerland - With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace on Tuesday in negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program, while officials cautioned that any agreement would likely be fragile and incomplete. | Video
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BUCHAREST - NATO's top military commander General Philip Breedlove said on Tuesday an armored vehicles convoy traveling by road in the Czech Republic has sent a message of reassurance.
BERLIN - A prominent Eurosceptic in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc resigned on Tuesday, saying he had come under pressure to back an extension of Greece's bailout, becoming first high-profile German politician to do so.
PARIS - France's National Front scored its best ever local election result, but its hopes for power remain thwarted by widespread distaste for its anti-immigration policies and an election system that allows voters to block it from office.