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  • Unclassified Computers Vulnerable to Hackers, White House Says VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- The White House acknowledged Tuesday that the unclassified computer systems at the U.S. presidential mansion were vulnerable to hackers.
  • Will US Congress Help, Hurt Iran Nuclear Deal? VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- A growing number of U.S. lawmakers of both political parties say Congress should have an up-or-down vote if a final accord is reached on Iran's nuclear program. Even as the Obama administration braces for months of intensive international negotiations with Iran, it is also fighting to ensure that congressional actions do not torpedo the diplomatic effort.
  • Motahari: Ambiguities on Lausanne's meeting were removed IRNA 07 Apr 2015 -- Majlis Representative Ali Motahari said on Tuesday that ambiguities on nuclear issues in Lausanne were removed in today's meeting.
  • Moniz provides scientific defense of Iran deal at White House ISNA 07 Apr 2015 -- The emerging nuclear deal with Iran is a "forever agreement", said US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
  • Most MPs support Iran-P5+1 statement: Lawmaker Press TV 07 Apr 2015 -- The majority of parliamentarians in Iran's Majlis are pleased with the achievements made during the recent round of talks between Tehran and six powers over Tehran's nuclear program, a senior Iranian legislator says.
  • IRGC commander praises Iranian negotiators' efforts in nuclear talks Press TV 07 Apr 2015 -- The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has praised the Iranian negotiating team's diplomatic efforts for defending Iran's right to pursue a peaceful nuclear program in the talks with the P5+1 countries in Switzerland.
  • United States Says Iran Sanctions Would Be Phased Out RFE/RL 07 Apr 2015 -- The United States says economic sanctions on Iran would be gradually phased out if a final nuclear agreement is reached between Tehran and six world powers before the June 30 deadline.
  • Obama: Iran Could Build Bomb After 13 Years VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- President Barack Obama said Iran would be kept at least a year away from being able to build a nuclear weapon for more than a decade due to a framework deal agreed upon last week. However, he conceded Tuesday the buffer period shrinks to almost nothing after 13 or more years.
  • Obama: Iran's Recognition of Israel Not to Be Part of Nuclear Deal VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- President Barack Obama has rejected a call by Israel that any final nuclear agreement with Iran include a "clear and unambiguous Iranian commitment of Israel's right to exist."
  • Pakistan Has Complicated Nuclear Relationship With Saudi Arabia, Iran VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- Iran's foreign minister is due to arrive in Pakistan Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Yemen, which many see as a fight for influence between regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia. Iran also has recently reached a framework nuclear agreement with six world powers. Saudi Arabia, in the past, reportedly has sought to form its own nuclear alliances to counter a perceived Iranian threat.
  • Large Crowds Honor Nemtsov at Memorial Near Kremlin VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- Hundreds of people paid their respects Tuesday to the memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was assassinated in February just meters from the Kremlin.
  • Slain Kremlin Foe Boris Nemtsov Honored 40 Days After Death RFE/RL 07 Apr 2015 -- Russians sympathetic to slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov have honored the Kremlin foe 40 days after he was shot dead.
  • Georgia's Kists Demand Action To Stop Pankisi Youth Joining IS RFE/RL 07 Apr 2015 -- Kists, ethnic Chechens from Georgia's Pankisi Gorge, have called on the authorities in Tbilisi to put measures in place to stop local youth being recruited to fight alongside the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.
  • Jury Deliberations Begin in Boston Bombings Trial VOA 07 Apr 2015 -- U.S. jurors began deliberations Tuesday in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a day after both the prosecution and defense told the court he deserves to be punished.
  • Kyrgyz Mark Fifth Anniversary Of Revolution RFE/RL 07 Apr 2015 -- Kyrgyzstan has marked the fifth anniversary of a popular revolution that ousted authoritarian President Kurmanbek Bakiev.



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