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Merkel Putin Tackle Tough Topics In Meeting Outside Berlin

MESEBERG, Germany – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in...

Ukraine Iran And Human Rights On Agenda For Talks With Putin Merkel

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project with...

Putin Says Everything Must Be Done For Refugees To Return To Syria

MESEBERG, Germany – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that everything must be done for Syrian refugees to return to their conflict-torn country....

Yemens Southern Separatists Attack Military Academy In Aden

ADEN – Southern separatists opened fire on a military academy graduation ceremony in Yemen’s port city of Aden on Saturday, killing a cadet and wounding at...

For Some Egyptians Camels Make A Bigger And Better Eid Sacrifice

BIRQASH, Egypt – Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid al-Adha “feast of the sacrifice” which falls next week, but some Egyptians are...

Rouhani To Appear Before Iranian Parliament Soon Says Lawmaker

LONDON – An Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday that President Hassan Rouhani would appear before parliament on Aug. 28 to answer questions on his government’s...

Rouhani To Appear Before Iranian Parliament On Aug 28 Agency

LONDON – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will appear before parliament on Aug. 28 to answer questions on his government’s handling of Iran’s economic...

Iranian Spiritual Leader Sentenced For Insulting Islam

LONDON – An Iranian court has sentenced the founder of a spiritual movement to five years in jail, his lawyer told ILNA news agency on Saturday, after he was...

Iran Says Its Economy Not At Dead End From Us Sanctions

LONDON – Iran said on Saturday it would resist the pressures of U.S. sanctions by relying on its natural and human resources, as Washington pushes allies to cut...

Chinas Top Diplomat Says Supports Turkeys Efforts To Safeguard Stability

SHANGHAI – China supports the Turkish government’s efforts to safeguard security and economic stability and believes that it will overcome its...