TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday, blocking a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former president who revived hopes of reformers.
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BEIRUT (AP) — Despite recent rebel setbacks in Syria’s civil war, the main opposition bloc signaled a tough line Tuesday on attending possible peace talks with President Bashar Assad’s regime.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s chief peace negotiator said Tuesday that the current stalemate with the Palestinians is harmful for Israel, days before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to arrive in Israel for his latest push to restart long-dormant talks.
Crews search through the night after tornado slams Oklahoma City suburb, killing at least 51
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — In a story April 27 marking the 10th anniversary of the breaching of the barriers carving up Cyprus, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Yiannis Maratheftis had written a book detailing his experiences. The book was about Maratheftis’ experiences, but not written by him. It was written by Panikos Neocleous.