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Iran ready to green light inspectors’ access to suspect nuclear site

Iran ready to green light inspectors’ access to suspect nuclear site

November 22, 2014

TEHRAN, Nov 22 — Tehran is ready to allow nuclear inspectors access to its Marivan military site, an Iranian official said today, a facility long suspected of being used to develop explosive weapons. The declaration comes as Iran and six world powers hold talks in Vienna to reach a lasting agreement on Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme before November 24. Such a deal, after 12 years of rising tensions, is aimed at easing fears that Tehran will develop nuclear weapons under the... Read more

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Saudi prisoner release from controversial US prison Guantanamo Bay

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    Michael Brown's family attorney Anthony Gray (left) speaks during an announcement for Justice Disciple volunteers on the ground for when the Ferguson grand jury decision is announced in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Performance activists protest against what they said was 'police brutality' by taking part in a mock lynching near the Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

  • A demonstrator yells during a protest over the shooting death of Michael Brown in front of the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic

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    A demonstrator in a protest over the shooting death of Michael Brown in front of the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Protesters hold up their hands during a candle light vigil, protesting over the August 9 police shooting of Michael Brown, outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic

    Protesters hold up their hands during a candle light vigil, protesting over the August 9 police shooting of Michael Brown, outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

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    Protesters pay homage at the site of Michael Brown's death before marching along West Florissant Ave in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

  • A protester, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, sits in her vehicle outside the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. — Reuters pic

    A protester, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, sits in her vehicle outside the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks take part in a candlelight vigil outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. —  Reuters

    Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks take part in a candlelight vigil outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters Read More

  • Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks take part in a candlelight vigil outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic

    Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks take part in a candlelight vigil outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More

  • Protesters, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, block traffic in front of the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. — Reuters pic

    Protesters, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, block traffic in front of the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. — Reuters pic Read More