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Exclusive - Iran offers 'compromises' in nuclear talks, West unmoved

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ANKARA/NEW YORK - Iran is pushing what it portrays as a new compromise proposal in nuclear talks, but Western negotiators say it offers no viable concessions, underscoring how far apart the two sides are as they enter crunch time before a Nov. 24 deadline.

Iran arrests suspects after acid attacks on women in Isfahan 20 Oct 2014

DUBAI - Iran has arrested a number of people suspected of throwing acid at women deemed to be wearing Islamic headcovering improperly, authorities said on Monday, following a series of attacks in Isfahan that have caused widespread anger.

Iran acts to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers - IAEA 20 Oct 2014

VIENNA - Iran is taking further action to comply with an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency report showed, a finding the West may see as positive ahead of a November deadline for clinching a long-term deal.

Iran state TV says death of journalist in Turkey is 'suspect' 20 Oct 2014

ANKARA - Iranian television pointed the finger at Turkey on Monday over the death of a Lebanese-American journalist killed in a car crash while working for Iran's Press TV in Turkey near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani.

U.N. nuclear chief suggests progress slow in Iran investigation 20 Oct 2014

VIENNA - Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb research.

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Iran, U.S. say some headway made in 'difficult' nuclear talks 16 Oct 2014

VIENNA - Iran and the United States said they made some progress in high-level nuclear talks but much work remained to clinch a breakthrough deal by a late-November deadline.

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U.S. sees some progress in Iran nuclear talks, still aims for November deal 16 Oct 2014

VIENNA - A senior U.S. official said some progress was made in high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran on Wednesday but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline. | Video

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U.S. sees some progress in Iran nuclear talks, still aims for November deal 15 Oct 2014

VIENNA - A senior U.S. official said some progress was made in high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran on Wednesday but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline.

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U.S. says some progress in Iran nuclear talks, but much work remains 15 Oct 2014

VIENNA - A senior U.S. official said after high-level nuclear talks with Iran on Wednesday that some progress continued to be made but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline.

U.S. says no talk about extending Iran nuclear negotiations 15 Oct 2014

VIENNA - World powers and Iran are not discussing extending a late November deadline for reaching an accord over Tehran's nuclear programme, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, adding there was still time to strike a deal.

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Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for Steenkamp killing

PRETORIA - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.At the culmination of one of the most watched murder trials in recent history, the 27-year-old disabled sprinter was led away by police officers to holding cells beneath the courtroom in Pretoria. | Video