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AEA’s Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission members visited Iran’s first nuclear power plant in Bushehr, 2010.  The visit was part of their review of the country’s safety regulation of the power plant.

The world’s major powers and Iran have reached a deal Tuesday in the decades-long standoff over the Islamic republic’s nuclear program. Read more»

She’s just 10 years old, but in the eyes of the Paraguayan government she’s old enough to be a mother. Read more»

Chihuahua in sombrero

South of the border, Cinco de Mayo is no big deal. Read more» 1

Is it still safe to fly? That’s a question many frequent fliers are asking themselves after Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 passengers and crew on board. Read more»

The news doesn't stop just because you're eating turkey and sneaking leftovers. Read more»

It’s a great time to be a hazmat suit maker. The stock price of Lakeland Industries has soared more than 170 percent this month on growing fears the deadly Ebola virus could spread overseas. Read more»

A herd of hippopotamuses swim in a muddy lake at the abandoned country home of former drug kingpin Pablo Escobar in central Colombia in Puerto Triunfo. The ten Nile hippos are all that remains of Escobar's private zoo. In his heyday in the 1980s, Escobar imported elephants, rhinoceroses, lions, giraffes and other exotic beasts to his lavish Hacienda Napoles ranch as a testament to his fabulous wealth.

A herd of hippopotamuses once owned by the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is on the run. If Colombian authorities don’t figure out a way to capture, or at least control, the fugitives soon, they may meet the same end as their former owner. Read more»

Mexican communal militia members keep guard in Michoacan state.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday announced an “encouraging” 25 percent drop in violence and murders in the first four months of this year, after the discovery of dozens of bodies over the weekend. Read more»

Border Patrol agents and a CBP Field Operations Officer talk at a border crossing in San Ysidro, Calif.

The U.S. is charging more immigrants with criminal offenses, but it's not because they are committing more crimes. Read more»

A fruit and vegetable vendor at a street market in Guadalajara, Mexico, on March 27, 2014.

The citrus fruit has become such a precious commodity that gangs of thieves are even stealing 'green gold' by the ton. Read more»

Another day, another revelation from the stockpile of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. And this time Yahoo video chat users were — or perhaps still are — the target. British surveillance agency GCHQ, with help from NSA, collected and stored images of webcam chats of millions of people around the world — including those not suspected of wrongdoing. Read more»

Brace yourselves: 2014 is going to be another big year for news. Read more»

Senkaku Islands protest in Japan on September 8, 2013

After decades of peace, could China and Japan be on the brink of war? Read more»

Two sons of two prominent Mexican journalists were shot dead in the northern state of Chihuahua over the weekend, in the latest violence in Mexico. Read more»

Mexican authorities said the gunmen had confessed to plotting to kill lawmakers David and Ricardo Monreal, who are also brothers. Read more»

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