Photo Gallery: Can War with Iran Be Averted?
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Photo Gallery: Can War with Iran Be Averted?

Iran Nuclear Talks Six Powers to Pursue Selfish Interests in Istanbul

Is a new war on the horizon in the Middle East? This weekend the international community will undertake diplomatic efforts to convince Iran to back down in its pursuit of nuclear weapons. A speedy agreement remains unlikely because the biggest world powers are focused on one thing -- their own interests. By SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff.
US President Obama aims for prevention.

US President Obama aims for prevention.

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European leaders will play a key role in the dialogue.

European leaders will play a key role in the dialogue.

Armando Franca/ AP
China's Premier Wen Jiabao wants oil.

China's Premier Wen Jiabao wants oil.

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Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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