Geneva

Hossein Mousavian, center, former spokesman of Iran’s nuclear diplomacy team for negotiations with the International Atomic Energy Agency attends a panel discussion about the situation after the nuclear treaty deal between U.S., Iran and other world powers in Geneva, Switzerland last weekend, in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Iran hard-liners criticize Geneva deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Hard-line Iranian lawmakers criticized a nuclear deal reached in Geneva last week, with one calling it a “poisoned chalice,” but a majority of deputies who spoke Wednesday in a parliamentary hearing […]

11/27/2013

A woman angrily confronts the guards as she tries to queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport Monday Nov. 11, 2013, following Friday's typhoon Haiyan that lashed this city and several provinces in central Philippines.  Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine.  (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

AT&T, Verizon waive fees to contact Philippines

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and Verizon are offering free calls and texts to the Philippines for customers trying to contact friends and family there in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. AT&T wireless customers will […]

11/12/2013

A Christie's employee displays what is considered the largest fancy vivid orange diamond in the world, during a press preview in Geneva, Switzerland.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini,File)

Orange diamond fetches $35.5M at Geneva auction

GENEVA (AP) — The largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever sold at auction went for $35.5 million in Geneva, where a pink diamond estimated to be worth more than $60 million is also on the […]

11/12/2013

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius arrives for the second day of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Martial Trezzini, Pool)

World’s top diplomats join Iran nuclear talks

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Friday of significant differences between Iran and six world powers trying to fashion a nuclear agreement, as he and three European foreign ministers added their […]

11/08/2013

In this photo released by UNICEF, a health worker administers polio vaccine to a child as part of a UNICEF-supported vaccination campaign at the Abou Dhar Al Ghifari Primary Health Care Center in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/UNICEF, Omar Sanadiki)

UN officials confirm polio outbreak in north Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The U.N. confirmed an outbreak of polio in Syria for the first time in over a decade on Tuesday, warning the disease threatens to spread among an estimated half-million children who […]

10/29/2013

Iran's deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi, right, and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano shake hands prior to a meeting at the International Center in Vienna, Austria on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. The meeting was held before agency experts meet Iranian diplomats in a renewed push to probe suspicions that Tehran worked on nuclear arms. (AP Photo/Hans Punz)

Iran pledges ‘new approaches’ with UN nuke agency

VIENNA (AP) — A senior Iranian negotiator was upbeat Monday about the chances of progress in the latest round of talks about a proposed U.N. investigation of his country’s nuclear program, promising “new approaches” meant […]

10/28/2013

General view prior to the start of the two days of closed-door nuclear talks on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at the United Nations offices in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Fabrice Coffrini, pool)

Iran presents nuclear proposals at Geneva talks

GENEVA (AP) — Declaring that Iran no longer wants to “walk in the dark” of international isolation, Iranian negotiators put forward what they called a potential breakthrough plan Tuesday at the long-stalled talks on easing […]

10/15/2013

Ousted Egypt president Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo)

Diplomat says Egypt wants to ‘reassure’ world

GENEVA (AP) — Egypt wants to reassure the world that the military’s removal of the country’s first democratically elected president helps — not hinders — its transition to democracy, a top Egyptian diplomat said Monday. […]

07/15/2013

Actress Gina Lollobrigida (AP Photo)

At actress’s Geneva jewel auction, $3M for 1 gem

GENEVA (AP) — Sotheby’s has auctioned off jewels belonging to actress Gina Lollobrigida, fetching just under $3 million for a fancy yellow diamond once owned by a shah of Persia. The auction house said the […]

05/14/2013

NASA video about dark matter via YouTube.

Scientists find hint of dark matter from cosmos

GENEVA (AP) — A $2 billion experiment on the International Space Station is on the verge of explaining one of the more mysterious building blocks of the universe: The dark matter that helps hold the cosmos together.

04/03/2013

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