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  • US President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel according to Pentagon sources.
  • US Defense Secretary Hagel is stepping down, the New York Times reports, citing senior Obama administration officials (Reuters)
  • Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says Vienna talks on Iran’s nuclear programme made “considerable progress” but not arrived at final agreement (Reuters)
  • British Foreign Secretary Hammond says Iran nuclear talks with six powers extended through end of June (Reuters)
  • Britain faces biggest threat to its security from terrorist at any time before or since September 11 2001 attacks on United States, according to Home Secretary Theresa May (Reuters)


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  • Pessimistic Caterpillar cuts jobs

    Anticipating a full-blown global recession Caterpillar is to cut a fifth of its workforce… 26/01/09 19:43 CET



  • Serbia says ready for EU bid

    Serbia says it is planning to formally apply for European Union membership in the first half of… 26/01/09 19:43 CET

  • EU cautious on Guantanamo

    With Guantanamo Prison to be closed, where will its inmates go? They have been detained for years… 26/01/09 19:43 CET

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  • Turkey-EU relations

    Turkey’s negotiations to join the EU have made little progress since they began in 2005. Will 2009… 26/01/09 20:37 CET

  • European mayors fight global warming

    The Covenant of Mayors, signed by the elected leaders of nearly 300 European cities, aims to do… 26/01/09 20:37 CET


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