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Iran cuts stockpile of near nuclear-arms grade uranium, UN says
The U.N. nuclear agency on Thursday said that Iran has neutralized half of its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium that could be turned quickly into the core of a nuclear weapon.
28 minutes ago
All sides reach deal on calming Ukraine tensions
Ukraine's foreign minister said Thursday that the agreement reached in Switzerland -- which doesn't spell out any specific directions for Ukraine's future -- will be a "test" to see if Russia really wants to see stability in the region.
28 minutes ago
Ash from Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000 residents
Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of at least 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to two miles high for weeks.
30 minutes ago
Hail wreaks Easter travel havoc in Mexico City
A freak spring hailstorm has caused havoc for thousands of people trying to leaving Mexico City for Easter weekend. The heavy storm hit Wednesday evening on the mountain pass west of Mexico City.
31 minutes ago
Associated Press skewing Russian coverage, state media say
Russian-controlled television channels have criticized The Associated Press' international television service, for cutting into its live feed of President Vladimir Putin's call-in show Thursday to send footage from other developing news stories.
31 minutes ago
Croatian government extradites former spy to Germany
A former top spy in Yugoslavia's feared secret service has been extradited to Germany, where he is wanted in connection with murder of a political dissident more than three decades ago.
32 minutes ago
Captain may have been among first to ditch sinking ferry
A coast guard official in South Korea said investigators are looking into whether the captain of the sunken ferry boarded the first rescue boat at the scene, since he was among the crew members who survived the sinking.
33 minutes ago
UN Security Council meets on rights in North Korea
The U.N. Security Council is discussing an unprecedented U.N. report that accuses North Korea of crimes against humanity, as members of the U.N. commission of inquiry push for its findings to be formally referred to the International Criminal Court.
34 minutes ago
Argentina considers crackdown on street protests
Argentina's populist government is proposing a radical change in how it deals with street protests, after a decade of permissive policing. Officials want to require all protesters to notify police two days in advance and give details of the protest. 
35 minutes ago
Ukraine talks bring parties together, raise hope
The talks on Ukraine in Switzerland brought together four parties that had seemed extremely far apart on some issues, but within a few hours they produced a broad agreement that holds out substantial hope for a crisis on the verge of spinning out of control.
35 minutes ago
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