News Headlines - 22 February 2015

Iran sends high-level negotiators to Geneva nuclear talks | Reuters

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has dispatched his brother and atomic chief to Geneva to try to overcome hurdles in high-profile nuclear talks with the United States and five other major powers, official Iranian media reported on Saturday.

Cuba frees Canadian businessman Tokmakjian after three years in jail | Reuters

Cuba has freed Canadian businessman Cy Tokmakjian after more than three years in jail, his company said on Saturday, resolving a case that had strained Cuban-Canadian relations and alarmed foreign investors.
Tokmakjian, founder of the Ontario-based company, was convicted of bribery and other charges and sentenced to 15 years in September in what the transportation company had called a "show trial" and a "travesty of justice."

Hundreds gather to commemorate life and legacy of Malcolm X - The Washington Post

Several hundred people gathered Saturday for a moving series of speeches, poetry, songs and prayer to commemorate the short life and evolving legacy of Malcolm X, who was cut down by a hail of assassins’ bullets a half-century ago.

BBC News - National Gallery staff stage second strike

Workers at the National Gallery are staging a series of fresh strikes in a row over the privatisation of services... About 200 workers are campaigning against plans to switch visitor services to a private company.

Worcester City’s Shabir Khan sees red after body-slamming opponent | The Guardian

With the game entering its final five minutes, Russell chased down Khan on the right touchline and caught the full-back with a high challenge. The Worcester player then leapt to his feet, before picking up his assailant and body-slamming him to the ground.








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