Tax, trade and transparency are expected to dominate discussions on the second day of a summit of the G8 group of leading industrialised nations.
Iran's reformist-backed presidential candidate surged to a wide lead in early vote counting on Saturday, a top official said, suggesting a flurry of late support could have swayed a race that once appeared solidly in the hands of Tehran's..
Rebels have attacked a village in eastern Syria, killing dozens of Shia Muslim residents, most of them pro-government fighters, activists say.The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said at least 60 people died in Hatla on..
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HUNDREDS of riot police have re-taken control of Istanbul's Taksim Square, firing tear gas and water cannon at anti-government demonstrators who threw back molotov cocktails and fireworks.
Reformist candidate Mohammad-Reza Aref withdrew from Iran's presidential race, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday. With the withdrawal of Mohammad-Reza Aref, the chances of the other reformist candidate, Hassan Rowhani, have increased..
Turkish police and anti-government protesters clashed in Ankara overnight after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan?s party ruled out early elections to defuse the worst political turmoil in at least a decade.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has sued Forbes magazine for libel in a British court, alleging its valuation of his wealth at 20 billion dollars (about 1.14 lakh crore rupees) was short of the mark by 9.6 billion dollars..
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