World Bulletin / News Desk
Iran denied on Sunday a report in a U.S. newspaper that it had plans for direct talks with the United States over its nuclear programme.
The New York Times reported, citing Obama administration officials, that the United States and Iran had agreed in principle to one-on-one negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme, though the White House quickly denied the report.
"We don't have any discussions or negotiations with America," Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said in a news conference on Sunday. "The (nuclear) talks are ongoing with the P5+1 group of nations. Other than that, we have no discussions with the United States."
Central African Republic government says rejects ceasefire deal made in Kenya between two militia groups.
The report also accused Israel and the militant group Hamas of committing abuses during their conflict in Gaza last summer.
More than 70 people were heading out to sea near Kutubdia island, 415 km (260 miles) southeast of Dhaka, when their wooden boat sank.
French president urges two nations to start a new period of bilateral relations.
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says Greek politics mustn't burden rest of EU.
"The delays caused by political infighting have affected progress" the U.N. special envoy to Somalia told.
The Health Ministry had not been granted the necessary budget for buying the medical needs of hospitals.
The latest of a series of minor bombings that hit the Suez Canal province over the past three days was a homemade bomb
'When you provoke Europe to commit hate crimes against Muslims, then you alienate all Muslims rather that the terrorists alone.'
"Israel will not accept any attacks on its territory" said Israel's U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor.
Earlier this month Boehner invited Netanyahu to speak to a joint session of the House and Senate and the speech is scheduled for March 3.
The attack in the disputed Shebaa Farms area killed two Israeli troops and wounded seven others
North Korea is under an array of international sanctions for repeated nuclear bomb and ballistic missile tests.