No easy 'plan B' for Iran if nuclear talks with major powers collapse
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian officials say they can turn to Beijing and Moscow if talks in Vienna fail to end Western sanctions, but with oil prices falling, China's economy slowing and Russia in its own sanctions-induced slump, Tehran's "plan B" hardly looks ideal.

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Egypt could send troops to a Palestinian state to help out: paper
MILAN (Reuters) - Egypt would be ready to lend a hand in securing a future Palestinian state by sending in troops that could help out local police and offer Israel security guarantees, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in a newspaper interview.

Michelin's 'undisputed leader' in cuisine
Tokyoites may brag about having the most Michelin stars in the world, but Hong Kongers can actually eat in theirs without breaking the bank.

Quidditch is real, and it wants to go pro
Place a tennis ball into a yellow sock and tuck it into the back of your pants. Now start running.

Venice to ban wheeled suitcases
Residents of La Serenissima hope to sleep soundly as wheeled suitcases are banned.