Tehran is gearing up for welcoming national and international guests for this year’s Fajr International Film Festival (FIff).
The British government will resume talks with the main opposition Labour Party next week on how to resolve the deadlock over Brexit, a senior minister said Sunday.
Sudan's Foreign Ministry on Sunday urged the international community to back the country's new military rulers to help "democratic transition".
Philippine officials on Sunday confirmed that a leader of an alliance of pro-Daesh terrorists was one of four killed in a clash with the military last month.
Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said Sunday.
Iraq must never forget Saddam Hussein’s crimes or allow his party to return, President Barham Salih said on Sunday after attending the unearthing of a mass grave of Kurds killed by the former dictator’s forces three decades ago.
India said it is confident it will avoid US sanctions over its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile system, which has become a lightning rod in American dispute with China and Turkey.
Democratic lawmakers on Saturday gave the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a final deadline of April 23 to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was diligently considering.
Floods unleased by heavy rain across Iran in recent weeks have caused an estimated $8.3 billion in damage to roads, bridges, homes and agricultural land, state media cited ministers as telling lawmakers on Sunday.
Ethiopian Abrha Milaw upstaged two-time defending champion Paul Lonyangata to win the Paris Marathon on Sunday.
Iran once again complained about a delay by European partners in the 2015 nuclear deal to make operational a non-dollar direct payment channel with Tehran, saying they now have "no excuse" for further postponement of the project.
Anthony Joshua promised to “test” Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller’s appetite for battle – and warned that his challenger must “prove himself”.
D.J. Augustin scored the final five points of the game, including a tiebreaking three-pointer with 3.4 seconds left, as the Orlando Magic upset the hosts Toronto Raptors 104-101 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first-round series Saturday.
Lewis Hamilton said that he "redeemed" himself with a lightning start to win the 1,000th Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday in a blustery Shanghai.
The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans to auction seven offshore oil fields in the northeast despite contrary advice from analysts of Brazil's main environmental body, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press.
In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.”
A study by UK-based health insurer Vitality has found that more than 40 percent of employees said their work was being affected by health problems — a figure that's risen by a third over the last five years.
A future eurozone budget will soon have to take on the task of cushioning economic shocks despite current resistance from countries in northern Europe, a top European Union official said on Saturday.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi expressed concern on Saturday about the US Federal Reserve’s independence, warning that a loss of its autonomy could undermine the credibility of policy.
Two recent deaths in which men plummeted in the Grand Canyon in Arizona, US, follow dozens of apparently accidental fatal falls since the national park was established 100 years ago.
"Dear Sir" has been dropped by the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice's automated response to legal aid claimants following a complaint.
British teachers have reported worsening signs of child poverty in their classrooms with pupils coming to school tired, hungry, angry and confused.
Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago by Boko Haram terrorist group in northeastern Nigeria.
Samsung typically launches a number of different versions of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone model.
Hackers compromised Microsoft’s web-based email services, including Outlook.com accounts and MSN and Hotmail addresses, for months by using a customer support agent’s credentials.
This week, scientists produced the first real image of a black hole, in a galaxy called Messier 87.
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world’s longest wingspan completed what company officials called a superb initial flight over California’s Mojave Desert, bringing to life a dream held by the late Microsoft cofounder Paul G. Allen.
Autumn is upon in Australia, which means it is time to plant their sweet peas, broad beans and lettuce so they can establish well before the frosts. Or is it?
Victims of a devastating form of blindness have been given hope by a new stem-cell treatment that rejuvenates the eyes.
We know that exercise is good for us, and many of us do some form of continuous exercise three to five days per week.
Police in the British capital have fired gunshots to contain an attack in front of the Ukrainian embassy in London with authorities yet to determine whether terrorism had a role.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended sanctions against Venezuela and said the United States would not "quit the fight" in the South American nation as it struggles with an economic and political crisis.
Sudan’s new head of the transitional military council has affirmed that a civilian government would be established in the African country, stressing that all traces of ousted President Omar al-Bashir’s government will be “uprooted.”
More than two dozen women and children from the Izadi minority group have been repatriated to Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh after years of captivity at the hands of Daesh terrorists in neighboring Syria.
French anti-riot police have clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in the city of Toulouse as President Emmanuel Macron prepares to announce a series of policy changes to end the months-long protests which started in November to oppose fuel tax increases.
The Taliban militant group has announced the beginning of its spring offensive in Afghanistan despite involvement in peace talks with the United States.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have offered to help flood victims in Iran days after welcoming US blacklisting of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which plays a central role in relief efforts.
Forces loyal to renegade field marshal Khalifa Haftar have deployed warplanes to hit Western-backed government positions in Tripoli, forcing more civilians to flee the Libyan capital.
Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has said “truth is treason” when you are dealing with an Empire.
The Netherlands’ Ambassador to Iran Jacques Werner said the European Union is still a partner to Iran nuclear deal and is following up a financial mechanism introduced by the bloc to facilitate trade with Iran.
Bangladeshi Ambassador to Tehran Mojir Abdulrahman said on Saturday that his country is in dire need of energy and various commodities and that is why it intends to broaden cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The chairman of Iran-Russia Joint Chamber of Commerce said on Saturday that the two countries can experience a fivefold increase in their trade exchange.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Iran on April 21, Pakistani media reported on Saturday.
In its latest monthly report, OPEC noted that average dirty tanker spot freight rates declined further in March, continuing the downward trend seen in the first quarter.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry appointed Seyyed Abbas Mousavi as its new spokesman.
Recent prolonged and at times severe rains in Iran have helped put the country’s Lake Urmia on its way to revival, according to the governor of West Azerbaijan Province.
Iraq announced that negotiations are underway with Iran and Syria to develop a transnational railway line linking the three countries.
Just a handful of days after Magic Johnson abruptly stepped down as the head of Lakers’ basketball operations — in part because he was not comfortable firing the coach — the Lakers and coach Luke Walton have mutually agreed to part ways, according to the team.
Sudan's security and intelligence chief quit on Saturday, state media reported, a day after the defense minister stepped down abruptly as interim leader following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir and protesters kept up demands for change.
Vasyl Lomachenko defended his WBA and WBO lightweight belts on Friday night with a violent fourth-round stoppage of Britain’s Anthony Crolla.
France’s yellow vest protesters took to the street on Saturday, for the 22nd consecutive Saturday of demonstrations.
Valtteri Bottas will start Formula One’s 1,000th world championship race from pole position after leading Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in a front row lockout at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday.
The interruption of the Dijon-Amiens Ligue 1 match on Friday after visiting captain Prince Gouano was the target of monkey chants added to a string of recent racist incidents across Europe.
Four Catalan leaders on trial over a 2017 bid to split their region from Spain said separatists should be more flexible about entering negotiations on forming the next Madrid government after a April 28 national election.
President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for Iran's strong presence in the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics – to be held in Japan.
Damascus said its air defenses intercepted some of the Israeli missiles fired at a Syrian military base near the city of Hama, while the remaining missiles hitting the target have destroyed several buildings and injured three Syrian soldiers.
US President Donald Trump said he is seriously considering funneling detained illegal migrants into the self-declared sanctuary cities that oppose his tough immigration policies.
The location of William Shakespeare's London home where the playwright wrote ‘Romeo and Juliet’ has been identified for the first time, a new research revealed.
Several programs will be held to commemorate the birth anniversary of the 13th-century Persian mystic and poet Farideddin Attar Neyshaburi, known as Attar, today.
Two Iranian documentaries, including ‘Sara’ by Hadi Shariati and ‘I Must Fly’ by Ghazaleh Razavi, made it into the lineup of the 9th London Lift-Off Film Festival in London slated for April 21 to 28.
Two Iranian photographers Forough Alaei and Enayat Asadi won two prizes in World Press Photo 2019.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he is open to a third summit with US President Donald Trump, but set the year's end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the North's state-run media said Saturday.
American toymaker Fisher-Price recalled nearly five million of its Rock 'n Play Sleepers after reports linked the product to dozens of baby deaths.
In a classroom on the outskirts of Myanmar’s biggest city, a thin, bespectacled university student led about a dozen peers in boisterous chants of “Censorship is a shame!” and “We don’t believe in censorship!”
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned governments not to rock the boat with trade wars and other disruptions at a time when the global economy is already sailing through choppy waters.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday the central bank was ready to expand monetary stimulus if needed, brushing aside the view the BoJ had little ammunition left to fight the next economic downturn.