The World

10 ESSENTIAL STORIES

1 | Tehran

Playing Hide-And-Seek

Officials with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have negotiated an Oct. 25 inspection of Iran's recently revealed uranium-enrichment plant under construction outside Qum. The plant, which Tehran insists will be used for civilian purposes, has heightened fears that Iran is hiding facilities that would give it greater capacity to potentially build nuclear weapons. Skeptics say delaying the inspection until the end of the month would give Iran time to cover up its activities. "One has to be somewhat suspicious," Washington's IAEA representative said Oct. 5 on Capitol Hill.

2 | Islamabad

Blast Targets Aid Workers

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