MOSCOW—Scores are dead after a fishing trawler sank overnight in the sea of Okhotsk off the eastern Russian peninsula of Kamchatka.State Russian news outlets were reporting at least 54 dead in the pre-dawn hours Thursday morning, while the country’s emergency services ministry counted 63 sailors saved by fishing boats in the area responding to the search and rescue operation.Read full article >>
A UN report says that more than 25,000 foreign fighters have travelled to join militant groups such as al-Qaeda and Islamic State.
By Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Parisa Hafezi LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Major powers and Iran negotiated into the early hours of Thursday on Tehran's nuclear program two days past their deadline, with diplomats saying prospects for a preliminary agreement were finely balanced between success and collapse. The negotiations, aimed at blocking Iran's capacity to build a nuclear bomb in
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — U.S. negotiators will continue talks with Iran until at least Thursday morning, the State Department said Wednesday, as the two sides sought to salvage an effort to curb Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from crippling international sanctions.Read full article >>
KABUL —A suicide bomber killed seven people and wounded 36 during rush hour in the Afghan capital Wednesday, striking near the presidential palace and the Finance Ministry, officials said.The blast was the second attack in a week in Kabul, suggesting that Afghanistan’s insurgency is revving up as the traditional winter lull in the fighting approaches an end. Last week, the Taliban asserted respons