VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats tell The Associated Press that technical experts from six world powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program.
The document still must be approved by senior officials of the seven nations at the table, including Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. The foreign ministers of the five other...
LONDON (AP) — A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally in London, but were hugely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators.
About 20 far-right activists protested in central London against Shomrim, a Jewish neighborhood watch group. They had planned to rally in north London's Golders Green area, home to a large Jewish community, but police decided to move them because of the disorder that could ensue.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian elite forces backed by Hezbollah fighters are laying siege to a rebel-held mountain resort near the border with Lebanon.
Activists and official media outlets say Syria's air forces have been conducting intense airstrikes on Zabadani. Its capture would tighten Hezbollah's grip on Syrian territories bordering Lebanon and strengthen the Syrian government's control over the Beirut-Damascus highway.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a Moroccan national in the northeastern city of Badalona on suspicion of having spent months praising jihadi terrorism and disseminating propaganda for the Islamic State group.
The suspect also allegedly tried to assess possible jihadi militants for "combat duties" in Syria and Iraq or for terror activities within their respective countries of origin, a statement said.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can work together to find solutions to international problems.
The Kremlin said Putin noted in the telegram Saturday that despite the differences between the two countries, their relations remain important for global stability and security.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has asked Russia to veto a British U.N. Security Council resolution that would call the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian civil war in the 1990s a genocide.
Serbian media said Saturday the country's pro-Russian President Tomislav Nikolic has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin "pleading" for a Russian "no" in the U.N. council when the resolution is expected to be tabled next week.
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan official says at least ten civilians were killed when three separate car bombs exploded simultaneously in the eastern coastal city of Darna.
Hamid Albandag, the city's representative to the internationally-recognized government, says the bombings, which went off Friday evening, set off clashes between militants belonging to the Islamic State's local affiliate and al-Qaida-linked militias that continued into Saturday afternoon....