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German couple found murdered in Caribbean island of Tobago

23 November 2014

PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) - An elderly German couple was found murdered on a beach near their home in the southern Caribbean island of Tobago on Saturday, according to police.

Poland's ruling party wins most seats in regional elections

23 November 2014

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling Civic Platform (PO) party has secured the highest number of provincial assembly seats in last week's vote, the state election commission said, a surprising result seen as likely to further aggravate tensions over the already contentious vote.

Tunisia's Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa (front, in blue tie) inspects Tunisian police standing guard on the eve of presidential elections, in Beja November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Tunisians go to polls for presidential election

23 November 2014

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president in just the third free election since the 2011 revolution that ended the regime of autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

Suspected Islamist fighters kill two children, abduct 10

23 November 2014

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist fighters kidnapped 10 children and killed two others who tried to escape near two towns in Mali on Saturday, capping a week of violence in the West African country's desert north, a senior Malian military official said.

East-West meets far north

23 November 2014

It’s no wonder that the Norwegians above the Arctic Circle are nervous about the prospect of a new Cold War.

Inside Islamic State’s oil empire

23 November 2014

Coalition air strikes have not stopped the militant group from earning millions of dollars a week from its Iraqi oil operations.

Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny talks to the media as he arrives at an informal summit of European Union leaders in Brussels May 27, 2014.     REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule

Irish PM's party popularity hit by water levy protests - poll

23 November 2014

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The popularity of Irish prime minister Enda Kenny's party has slumped since it announced the first non-austerity budget in seven years last month and mass protests against new water charges began, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives at the Iranian embassy for lunch with former European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Vienna November 18, 2014.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

West not expected to demand Iran atom bomb 'mea culpa' in deal

23 November 2014

VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers are pressing Iran to stop stonewalling a U.N. atomic bomb investigation as part of a wider nuclear accord, but look likely to stop short of demanding full disclosure of any secret weapon work by Tehran to avoid killing an historic deal.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L), Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) and EU envoy Catherine Ashton pose for photographers before a meeting in Vienna November 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Iran nuclear talks may be extended as U.S. sees 'big gaps'

23 November 2014

VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome the differences preventing them from ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's atomic ambitions, raising the prospect of another extension to the high-stakes talks.

A protester is arrested during a demonstration against police brutality in Nantes, western France, November 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Demonstrators clash with French police over protester death

23 November 2014

TOULOUSE France (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police in southern France on Saturday over the death of a young activist killed by a police grenade, in the latest of a series of demonstrations which have embarrassed the Socialist government.

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