INTERNATIONAL. Tehran finds itself racing against a timetable that hinges not only on the US ability to shift its attention from its ongoing wars in the Middle East but also on Turkey's ability to grow into its historic regional role.
INTERNATIONAL. Syria will miss a major deadline next week in the program to destroy its chemical weapons production facilities, sources at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said.
INTERNATIONAL. A catastrophic disaster can - and will - happen again if the lessons of Macondo and other similar incidents are not learned and shared routinely; Change required to prevent future disasters, industry warned.