|AUSTRIA: STANDOFF OVER NUCLEAR AIMS - 'Deal with Iran still feasible'
VIENNA, (Reuters): THE INTERNATIONAL Atomic Energy Agency chief said yesterday a deal to defuse a stand-off over Iran's nuclear aims was still feasible and diplomats outlined a compromise that would let Tehran pursue limited atomic research.
MIDDLE EAST: Hamas curtails Abbas' power
RAMALLAH, West Bank, (Reuters): HAMAS LEGISLATORS voted yesterday to revoke all decisions made by the previous Palestinian Parliament at its final session last month, including laws that gave President Mahmoud Abbas wider powers to appoint some judges...
BOLIVIA: AMERICA WITHDRAWS ANTI-TERRORISM FUNDS - Morales accuses US of blackmail
LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters): BOLIVIAN PRESIDENT Evo Morales accused the United States of "blackmail, threats and intimidation" yesterday for withdrawing anti-terrorism funding from the poor South American country, the official news service ABI reported.