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Iran official: Lift of arms embargo discussed in nuke deal
A day before a self-imposed deadline for reaching a nuclear accord, Iran is pushing to lift the U.N. arms embargo on the country as a separate, parallel deal. That's a demand the United States opposes, however, as it seeks to limit Tehran's Mideast clout.
Honda chief: Product development needs more time for quality
Honda's new CEO Takahiro Hachigo is promising to take more time in product development, and to bring his company together as a team to avoid the quality lapses that have led to shrinking profits at the Japanese automaker.
Islamic State video shows killing of 2 Syrian activists
The Islamic State group has released a new video purporting to show the killing of two Syrian activists in the militants' stronghold of Raqqa, allegedly for spying on the extremists.
Running of the bulls festival starts in Spain
Thousands of revelers are dousing each other with wine to celebrate the start of the famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona.
A royal milestone: Britain's Princess Charlotte christened at church on queen's estate
Prince William and his wife, Kate, have marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte— a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth's country estate.
Storm causes floods, knocks out power in north Philippines
A tropical storm blowing across the Philippines' mountainous north has caused floods and knocked out power in several towns.
Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3
Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists.
US-led coalition carries out series of deadly strikes targeting IS militants in Raqqa
The Islamic State group is acknowledging casualties after aircraft from of the U.S.-led coalition unleashed a series of airstrikes targeting the group's de facto capital of Raqqa in eastern Syria.
Egypt's currency drops to new low against the dollar
Egypt's central bank says the Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the dollar, its second such drop since Thursday.
Mosque bombing kills 15 al-Qaida fighters in Syria
Activists say a bomb has exploded inside a mosque where al-Qaida's branch in Syria was holding a fast-breaking meal, killing at least 14.
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