Icebreaking phone-call

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Obama calls up Iranian president Rouhani. Rouhani tweets what was said. How significant can a phone conversation be? BBC learns Islamist militants rented shop to help launch attack on Nairobi mall. New York City Opera in dire straits. WIll it survive?

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