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U.S. hopes for success in talks with Europeans on 'fixing' Iran nuclear deal
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States hopes to reach agreement with Britain, France and Germany to address President Donald Trump's concerns about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Washington's disarmament ambassador said on Thursday.
UPDATE 2-US hopes for success in talks with Europeans on "fixing" Iran nuclear deal
GENEVA, April 19 (Reuters) - The United States hopes to reach agreement with Britain, France and Germany to address President Donald Trump's concerns about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Washington's disarmament ambassador said on Thursday.
Nobel winner ICAN welcomes Trump-Kim meeting but decries macho threats
GENEVA, April 19 (Reuters) - Nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea are welcome, but the bullying and threats that led up to them were reckless and it is South Korea that should get credit, the Nobel Prize winning anti-nuclear campaign group ICAN said on Thursday.
CORRECTED-Italy's Eni defies skeptics, may up stake in nuclear fusion project
MILAN, April 13 (Reuters) - Italian energy group Eni is considering stepping up its investment in nuclear fusion, potentially doubling down on a technology considered so uncertain that Eni remains the only global oil company prepared to place a bet on it.
UPDATE 3-Kyrgyzstan cabinet falls in surprise no-confidence vote
BISHKEK, April 19 (Reuters) - Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov sacked his cabinet on Thursday after it lost a surprise no-confidence vote in parliament, the latest round in an apparent power struggle between the head of state and the leader of the ruling party.
Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids' stay at seaside camp
SEVASTOPOL, Crimea, April 19 (Reuters) - News that Russia hosted the teenage children of Bashar al-Assad at a lavishly-rebuilt Black Sea summer camp in Crimea last year has given a rare glimpse into the personal lives of the Syrian president's family and his close relationship to Moscow.
Suspect in anti-Semitic attack in Berlin turns himself in
BERLIN, April 19 (Reuters) - German police said on Thursday that a suspected perpetrator of an anti-Semitic attack had turned himself in after investigators managed to identify him with the help of witness accounts.
Kazakhstan seeks new alumina markets amid Rusal's troubles
ASTANA, April 19 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan is looking to open up new markets for its alumina exports, concerned U.S. sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal could hit business and jobs.
FOREX-Dollar index steady, supported by higher U.S. yields
* U.S. 2-year yield climbs to highest level since Sept 2008
Turkish parliament strips two pro-Kurdish lawmakers of status
ANKARA, April 19 (Reuters) - Turkey's parliament said it had stripped two lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish opposition HDP of their parliamentary status on Thursday, further reducing the party's strength in the assembly two months ahead of elections.
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