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Relay medals shake-up with ban on Tyson Gay: International Olympic Committee

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Trinidad and Tobago are to be awarded silver and France bronze medals for the 4x100m relay at the 2012 Olympics after the United States were disqualified due to Tyson Gay’s doping ban.

Deal reached on key points of Iran N-pact

President Hassan Rouhani delivers a message for the Iranian new year. (Photo: AP)

Final accord by June 30

Iran nuclear talks reach crucial ‘Yes or No’ time

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US secretary of state John Kerry (centre) and British foreign secretary Philip Hammond (second from right) wait with US under secretary for political affairs Wendy Sherman (left), US secretary of energy Ernest Moniz (second from left) and others before a meeting with Russia, China, France, Germany, European Union and Iranian officials in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday. — AP

US: Iran talks may go past deadline


US secretary of state John Kerry gestures while waiting for the opening of a plenary session with P5+1 ministers, EU and Iranian delegations on Iran nuclear talks at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Tuesday. — AP

Iran nuclear talks near deal as Israel lashes out

Iran and world powers have reached tentative agreement on parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran’s nuclear programme, Western diplomats said on Sunday while cautioning that the deal is by no means

Iran nuclear talks head towards critical weekend

Marathon Iran nuclear talks headed Friday towards a critical weekend as Britain said its foreign minister would join his US, Iranian and French counterparts in racing the clock to pin down a deal.

Iran ‘deal in sight’ as talks near deadline

Iran’s nuclear chief said on Thursday he was “optimistic” about reaching a ground-breaking nuclear deal, as US and Iranian diplomats launched down-to-the-wire talks chasing a March 31 deadline.

UN curbs: Possible Iran talks deal breaker?

On US secretary of state John Kerry’s Swiss bike rides last week to unwind from intense Iran nuclear talks, one emerging tricky issue may well have been going round his head: UN sanctions.

Iran nuclear talks suspended till next week

US secretary of state John Kerry — AFP

No breakthrough yet, but ‘progress made’

US, Iran race against the clock in nuke talks

Key differences remain ahead of March 31 deadline but Iran says 90% of ‘technical issues’ solved

Arvind Kejriwal’s transfor-mation from an anti-corruption advocate and street fighter to a shrewd hard-boiled politician is a remarkable Indian political phenomenon without parallel.

“Descartes was wrong: To simply be conscious is not to be; Our constant song Is ‘I must make a mark, acknowledge me!’ The mirrored face Is not sufficient evidence that we Are in the race