Friday's global agenda: Egyptian election pits Islamist against Mubarak official


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No deal: Two days of negotiations between Iran and the international community over the country's nuclear program were only salvaged after the parties agreed to meet again, in Moscow next month. European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said “significant differences” remain to be resolved. [The Washington Post]

Pointing fingers: The United States and Russia have begun a blame game as former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan's Russia-backed plan for peace in Syria unravels. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Here we go again: Seoul said it expects North Korea to carry out its third nuclear test at any moment based on an analysis of recent commercial satellite images. [CNN]


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