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Devil is in the detail before new round of Syria peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry gestures as he arrives at a hotel in Vienna

Reuters… U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gestures  as he arrives at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, November 13, 2015.                                                                 Reuters/Leonhard Foeger VIENNA Two weeks after they jointly  called for a political solution to Syria’s civil war, foreign ministers and  senior officials from Russia, the United States, Europe and the Middle East  struggled on Friday to turn that idea into a more concrete plan. As those officials returned to Vienna ahead of a new round of talks on  Saturday, diplomats said there had been little progress, with Western powers and  their allies insisting President Bashar al-Assad must leave…

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Why Indians abroad succumb to ‘Modimania’

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“Of all the world leaders who have visited Britain, only Nelson Mandela and the Pope have addressed bigger public gatherings than Narendra Modi’s rally at Wembley,” boasts a spokeswoman for the UK Welcomes Modi organisation. It is billed as a grand community reception, and 60,000 Modi supporters – almost all of Indian origin – are expected to crowd into the sports stadium in north London on Friday afternoon. It will be his first visit to Britain as prime minister and many in the Indian community have been eagerly awaiting this moment. “People are going mad for Modi, Modi, Modi,” says CB Patel,…

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Attaque revendiquée par l’EI au Bangladesh: un mort et 80 blessés

PHOTO ASHIKUR RAHMAN, REUTERS

Agence France-Presse DACCA Une personne a été tuée et près de 80 blessées, samedi au Bangladesh, dans un attentat à la bombe revendiqué par l’EI contre le principal lieu de culte chiite de Dacca, où près de 20 000 personnes étaient réunies pour la fête de l’Achoura, selon la police. Trois bombes de petite taille ont été lancées devant le bâtiment Hossaini Dalan samedi vers 2 h (16 h, vendredi heure de l’Est), tuant un garçon de 14 ans, a-t-on appris de même source. « Il y avait près de 20 000 personnes à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur du bâtiment à cette heure-là […] quand…

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Russia says wants Syria elections, ready to help Free Syrian Army

Russia's Defence Ministry handout photo shows a Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet taking off from the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria

Reuters—Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the Kremlin wanted Syria to prepare for parliamentary and presidential elections, as Moscow intensified its drive to convert its increased clout with Damascus into a political settlement. In comments which mark a shift in Russia’s position, he also said that Russia’s airforce, which has been bombing Islamist militants in Syria since Sept. 30, would be ready to help Western-backed Free Syrian Army rebels, if it knew where they were. The Kremlin, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s strongest foreign ally, has spoken broadly about the need for elections in Syria before. But Lavrov’s comments were its…

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Five things to watch in Tuesday night’s Democratic debate

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By Niall Stanage and Amie Parnes – 10/13/15 06:00 AM EDT LAS VEGAS —  It’s showtime for Democrats. After two Republican debates in which businessman Donald Trump commanded much of the attention, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and the rest of the Democratic field will take to the stage Tuesday night in a Las Vegas casino for a two-hour encounter. The clash has received fight-style billing from CNN, which will broadcast the event.Here are five key things to watch. Does Clinton go for the Bern?  Clinton and Sanders have dominated the Democratic contest so far and will be the main protagonists in Las Vegas. Sanders has…

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A la FIFA, « Michel Platini est mort politiquement »

Le Monde

« Je vais me battre. » Tels ont été les mots de Michel Platini après l’annonce, jeudi 8 octobre, de sa suspension provisoire de quatre-vingt-dix jours (auxquels pourraient s’ajouter quarante-cinq jours supplémentaires) décidée par la chambre d’investigation du comité d’éthique de la Fédération internationale de football (FIFA). Candidat déclaré à la présidence de l’organisation mondiale, lors de son congrès électif extraordinaire du 26 février 2016, le patron de l’Union des associations européennes de football (UEFA) pourrait ainsi se retrouver dans l’incapacité de briguer la succession du Suisse Joseph Blatter, qui a reçu une peine similaire. Lire aussi : FIFA : Michel Platini et Joseph Blatter suspendus Alors qu’il va devoir lâcher les commandes de la Confédération durant trois mois, l’ex-meneur…

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Poutine propose une nouvelle coalition contre l’EI

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NICOLAS REVISE Agence France-Presse New York Le président russe Vladimir Poutine a proposé dimanche une nouvelle coalition en Syrie pour combattre l’État islamique et sauver son allié, le président Bachar al-Assad, à la veille d’une rencontre décisive à New York avec son homologue américain Barack Obama. La Russie est à l’offensive diplomatique et militaire sur le dossier syrien, une stratégie que le chef du Kremlin viendra expliciter lundi devant l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies. Ces initiatives russes au Moyen-Orient inquiètent les États-Unis qui semblent de plus en plus mis devant le fait accompli par Moscou, et dont la propre stratégie…

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Obama and Putin to hold talks at UN

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US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold their first face-to-face meeting in nearly a year on Monday in New York, officials from both countries say. The meeting comes amid tension over Russia’s military build-up in Syria and its annexation of Crimea last year. The two leaders will meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, a US official told the AFP news agency. They are last reported to have spoken by phone after the Iran nuclear deal. “Given the situations in Ukraine and Syria, despite our profound differences with Moscow, the president believes that…

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Pope urges ‘humane’ US migrant response

Pope Francis leads a prayer session at St Patrick's in the City Church in Washington

Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as “persons” and not as “numbers”. Speaking to a rare joint session, the Pope said immigrants should be treated “with the same passion and compassion with which we want to be treated”. In the same address, the pontiff renewed his call for ending the death penalty, and for better treatment of the poor and disadvantaged. He was warmly greeted by 500 lawmakers, justices and officials. After entering the chamber to thunderous applause, he said the world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since…

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Ahmed Mohamed is tired, excited to meet Obama – and wants his clock back

AP

Above all else, Ahmed Mohamed wants some sleep. Early Thursday afternoon, when he would be in school if he weren’t suspended, he curled his 14-year-old frame on a quilted bed. Outside, satellite television trucks loomed on the street, but he stayed hidden in a curtained back room of the family home. On Monday, the teenage inventor stepped with his outsized sneaker on the intersection of several American fault lines – Islamophobia, technology, school violence – when he showed up at school with a homemade clock that his teachers took for a bomb. In the days since he has become a…

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