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Hammond said a deal was within reach late Saturday, adding that a successful departure from the negotiations would be in everyone's interest, making it more feasible. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:59 GMT
As a March 31 deadline closes in in Switzerland, EU diplomats and Iranian officials have suggested a successful nuclear deal is closer than ever, with UK Foreign Minister Philip Hammond joining the list of hopefuls late Sunday.
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people.
Syrians wait to receive food from a charity distribution vehicle in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, on the southern outskirts of Damascus, on Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Only 4 percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinian refugees has been funded so far this year, the UN said Sunday.
French rescue workers gather in front of a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings air crash in Le Vernet, France. (AFP/Jeff Pachoud)
March 29, 2015 - 20:47 GMT
A team of Israeli rescue and recovery experts will travel to the French Alps to help gather the remains of the Germanwings crash victims.
Thirteen people, most of them Syrian nationals, were killed in a traffic accident Sunday. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 29, 2015 - 20:06 GMT
Thirteen people, most of them Syrian nationals, were killed in a traffic accident Sunday.
The Palestinian Authority is not expected to take steps against Israel in the ICC regarding settlements in the West Bank. (Creative Commons)
March 29, 2015 - 19:45 GMT
Following Israel's decision on Friday to release frozen tax revenues, the Palestinian Authority is not expected to take steps against Israel in the ICC.
Afghan police walk around a destroyed U.S. military vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on May 16, 2013. (AFP/Massoud Hosseini)
March 29, 2015 - 18:25 GMT
A suicide attack that targeted an Afghan lawmaker in Kabul killed three, including a child, and wounded the parliament member.
Senior world officials joined thousands of Tunisians in a rally denouncing extremism Sunday, less than two weeks after an attack on the national museum. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 29, 2015 - 17:50 GMT
Senior world officials joined thousands of Tunisians in a rally denouncing extremism Sunday, less than two weeks after an attack on the national museum.
Yemeni tribal members opposed to the Shiite Huthi militia gather in Shabwa province, on Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 17:34 GMT
At least 38 people were killed Sunday when Yemen's tribesmen attacked rebel positions in an oil-rich area.
A handout picture released by the official website of Iran's presidency office shows Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Natanz uranium enrichment facilities some 300 kms, south of the capital Tehran on April 8, 2008. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 16:17 GMT
Western diplomats said Iran and six world powers have reached a provisional agreement on key parts of a nuclear deal Sunday.
The Jordanian mass media should move toward an agenda more in tune with national interests, rather than serve as
March 29, 2015 - 15:18 GMT
The Jordanian mass media should move toward an agenda more in tune with national interests, rather than serve as "government mouthpieces," experts said Saturday.