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  1. Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

    Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

    Lausanne (AFP) - Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached.

  2. Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport, 23 injured

    Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport, 23 injured

    Montreal (AFP) - Twenty-three people were injured when an Air Canada jet struck an antenna and crash landed as it attempted to touch down in heavy snow at Halifax airport early Sunday.

  3. US Republican Fiorina eyes president bid

    US Republican Fiorina eyes president bid

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina says she is likely to seek the Republican nomination for US president.

  4. Papua New Guinea hit by 7.7-magnitude offshore quake: USGS

    A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, US seismologists said, with "hazardous" tsunami waves possible within 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) of the epicentre.

  5. Body of crash pilot recovered in the Alps

    Body of crash pilot recovered in the Alps

    The body of the co-pilot who investigators believe deliberately crashed into the French Alps has been found at the crash scene.

  6. Thrillseekers evacuated from famed rollercoaster

    Thrillseekers evacuated from famed rollercoaster

    Thrillseekers were forced to climb down an 88-year-old wooden rollercoaster after the ride became stuck on its track on Sunday.

  7. Navy SEAL shot 27 times recovers to run marathon for vets

    Navy SEAL shot 27 times recovers to run marathon for vets

    A highly decorated Navy SEAL shot 27 times in a battle in Iraq is preparing to compete in an endurance race to raise money for the medical centre that helped him recover.

  8. The 'goat' may have lost but New Zealand celebrates

    The 'goat' may have lost but New Zealand celebrates

    Wellington (AFP) - The New Zealand team has been dubbed a "goat" but in an endearing way as the country celebrated their appearance in the World Cup final rather than mourned the loss on Monday.

  9. Sarkozy's UMP wins local French elections

    Sarkozy's UMP wins local French elections

    Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party has won in 64 of France's 101 departments after local elections.

  10. Aussie relatives ready to visit crash site

    Aussie relatives ready to visit crash site

    The relatives of the Australian victims of the Germanwings disaster are in Europe and preparing to travel to the crash site on Monday.

  11. Nigeria in tense vote count after second day of polling

    Nigeria in tense vote count after second day of polling

    Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria counted ballots in a closely fought general election Sunday after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a second day, with President Goodluck Jonathan facing a stiff challenge from ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari.

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