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As Iran Talks Wrap Up, Diplomats Get Specific

The latest round of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers, including the U.S., drew to a close in Vienna, Austria. Both sides were relieved to avoid any dust-ups and plan to meet again in April.
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To Save Her Husband's Life, A Woman Fights For Access To TB Drugs

When doctors ran out of treatment options for her dying husband, Oxana Rucsineanu took matters into her own hands. The costly new drug she got for him has menacing side effects, but it might save him.
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Russian Flags Fly Over Ukrainian Base — But Who Stormed It?

Masked, pro-Russian forces have taken control of at least part of Ukraine's naval base in Crimea. No one was reported injured, but the Ukrainian commander was taken away by unidentified men.
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Even Amid Tensions, Russia's PR Team Is At Home In D.C.

As the U.S. seeks to penalize Russia, the country still has a strong lobbying presence in D.C. How much of a pariah must a nation become before it loses its public presence in the U.S. capital?
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In Airliner Search, Countries Still Wonder What Parts To Play

FBI investigators are now joining the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It's one more instance of increasingly closer international cooperation in the search — though confusion persists.
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Western Sanctions On Russia Are 'A Shot Across The Bow'

Russian officials were dismissive of the limited sanctions announced by the West. But some say the punitive measures are the opening bid in a broader effort to rein in Russia's ambitions.
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Debate: It May Be Flexing Its Muscles, But Is Russia A Marginal Power?

In the past year, Russia has given asylum to Edward Snowden, hosted the Olympics and attempted to annex Crimea. Teams debate Russia's role on the world stage in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S.
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Air France Relatives Have Sad Bond With Malaysia Air Families

One group that knows about "days of utmost anxiety" reaches out to another. In 2009, Air France Flight 447 crashed in the Atlantic. Debris was found after 5 days. Bodies weren't recovered for 2 years.
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Britain Plans New 12-Sided £1 Coin To Combat Counterfeiting

The new coin is being described as the most secure ever produced, but it won't be introduced until 2017.

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