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Road to EU opens for Turkey after deal
Turkey and the EU struck an eleventh hour deal and launched membership talks today despite deep public scepticism over whether the wealthy western bloc would ever manage to absorb the populous Muslim nation. ...  | Read.. 
Iran ready for no-strings talks
Iran said today it was willing to resume unconditional talks with the European Union (EU) over its nuclear programme, which Washington says is a cover to make atomic bombs. ...  | Read.. 
Voice of Taliban held in Pak
The main spokesman for Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents, Abdul Latif Hakimi, was arrested in Pakistan today, the Pakistani government said. ...  | Read.. 
Hurricane hits Mexico
Hurricane Stan smacked into Mexico’s Gulf coast today, knocking down trees and closing ports after unleashing floods, mudslides and high waves that killed at least 35 pe ...  | Read.. 
A woman walks past a painting by Turkish artist Burak Delier showing a woman wearing a chador made from an EU flag at an exhibition in Istanbul. (AFP)
Diva denial
Nobel for optics work
Two Americans and a German won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics today for work in optics enabling ex..  | Read.. 
Hopkins to play Papa Hemingway
New Zealand director Roger Donaldson is to make a film about Ernest Hemingway, who will be played b..  | Read..