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Iran says nuclear talks making gradual headway

Iran says nuclear talks making gradual headway

Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers are making good but slow progress as they work towards a June 30 deadline for a final deal, Tehran's senior negotiator said on Friday.
As Armenia marks 1915 killing, Berlin calls it genocide

As Armenia marks 1915 killing, Berlin calls it genocide

Armenia marked the centenary on Friday of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide.
Countdown appears to start for execution of foreigners in Indonesia

Countdown appears to start for execution of foreigners in Indonesia

Indonesia has asked foreign embassies to send representatives to a maximum security prison ahead of the expected execution of 10 drug convicts, although an official 72-hour notice of execution has not been given yet, diplomats said on Friday.
Nigeria military says still in Boko Haram stronghold despite mines

Nigeria military says still in Boko Haram stronghold despite mines

Nigeria's military said on Thursday it was still advancing in Islamist group Boko Haram's last known stronghold, dismissing reports that land mines had forced them to retreat.
Shocked by drowned migrants, Europe restores rescue mission

Shocked by drowned migrants, Europe restores rescue mission

Four days after up to 900 desperate people drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya, EU leaders agreed on Thursday to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, restoring its funding to last year's level.