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6 killed in clashes, bombings in Iraq

6 killed in clashes, bombings in Iraq

January 18, 2014 - 15:40 AMT  11:40 GMT
Hospital officials said that overnight clashes between security forces and militants in Fallujah, a city west of Baghdad, left two people dead.
EU warns can halt talks with Turkey but ‘does not want to’

EU warns can halt talks with Turkey but ‘does not want to’

January 18, 2014 - 15:19 AMT  11:19 GMT
Füle said 2014 has not started well for Turkey and that the corruption operation is a “highly complex investigation,” without elaborating much.
Iran believes regional states can help Karabakh conflict resolution

Iran believes regional states can help Karabakh conflict resolution

January 18, 2014 - 14:50 AMT  10:50 GMT
As to possible Iran-Turkey cooperation, Mohsen Pak Ayeen said that the conflict can be resolved “using the regional capabilities.”
150 ceasefire violations by Azeris reported Jan 12-18

150 ceasefire violations by Azeris reported Jan 12-18

January 18, 2014 - 14:16 AMT  10:16 GMT
Azerbaijan fired over 800 shots from various caliber weapons towards Karabakh positions, NKR defense army’s press service said.
Health ministry says 4 killed in pro-Morsi clashes in Egypt

Health ministry says 4 killed in pro-Morsi clashes in Egypt

January 18, 2014 - 13:59 AMT  09:59 GMT
Violent clashes also took place between security forces and students in Nasr City in Cairo, when students attempted to block traffic.
UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Tehran

UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Tehran

January 18, 2014 - 13:18 AMT  09:18 GMT
The bill was seen as a counter to a U.S. Senate bill to increase sanctions on Iran but has yet to be voted on in the Iranian parliament.
18 dead in India Muslim spiritual leader funeral stampede

18 dead in India Muslim spiritual leader funeral stampede

January 18, 2014 - 12:14 AMT  08:14 GMT
At least 40 other people were injured in the stampede when mourners thronged the home of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin.
Obama signs $1.1 trillion bill to finance government

Obama signs $1.1 trillion bill to finance government

January 18, 2014 - 12:01 AMT  08:01 GMT
“We looked at how we could put together a bill that both sides of the aisle in both houses could agree upon,” Barbara Mikulski said.
EU ministers expected to back sending troops to CAR

EU ministers expected to back sending troops to CAR

January 18, 2014 - 11:53 AMT  07:53 GMT
More than a million people have been displaced by the violence since Seleka installed their leader Michel Djotodia as interim president.
IAEA estimates Iran monitoring at $6 million

IAEA estimates Iran monitoring at $6 million

January 18, 2014 - 11:31 AMT  07:31 GMT
The report says the IAEA can save minimal costs by reassigning some staff but most of the funding will have to come from contributions.
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