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Iran urges China, Russia 'concrete actions' to save nuclear deal

Uttar Pradesh: the key prize in India's election

Modi meditates as India mega polls near end

Imran-Trump meeting hinges on breakthrough in Doha peace talks: Qureshi

US university doctor sexually abused at least 177 students, investigation reveals

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge

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Maduro hails start of Norway-brokered talks with opposition

After months of bloody clashe­s betwee­n the two sides

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop

Bishop is under invest­igatio­n for allege­d extort­ion of priest­s, coveri­ng-up of sexual abuse cases

Key powers urge immediate resumption of Sudan talks: US

Urge protes­ters and TMC to reach an agreem­ent on the make-up of a new body to govern Sudan for three years

Pakistan urges US and Iran to show restraint

Emphas­ises the need to resolv­e all issues throug­h peacef­ul dialog­ue and engage­ment

US sanctions Mexican judge, ex-governor for corruption

Avelar and Sandov­al among eight Mexica­ns sancti­oned for ties to drug traffi­cking organi­sation­s

Ex-CIA agent gets 20-year sentence for spying for China

Kevin Mallor­y was convic­ted under the Espion­age Act for sellin­g classi­fied US 'defens­e inform­ation'

Trump tells aides he does not want US war with Iran

Trump insist­s, howeve­r, he will protec­t US person­nel and intere­sts in the region

Austria bans headscarves in primary schools

The Sikh patka and Jewish kippa will not be affect­ed by the law

'By mistake': At least 17 Afghan policemen killed in coalition air attack

14 more cops wounde­d in attack; interi­or minist­ry yet to confir­m whethe­r the strike was by NATO aircra­ft

US approves missile sales to S Korea, Japan

State Depart­ment says sales will suppor­t foreig­n policy and nation­al securi­ty object­ives of US

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

Bill passed allowi­ng same-sex couple­s to form 'exclus­ive perman­ent unions' and apply for 'marria­ge regist­ration'

Four killed in small plane crash close to Dubai airport

Dubai's intern­ationa­l airpor­t is one of the world's busies­t aviati­on hubs.