‘Geneva II’ conference could be in jeopardy after UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon invites Iran to preliminary meeting
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Monday 17 June 2013
Britain must protect the Syrian opposition from being “exterminated”, William Hague said as he warned that the crisis was “on a trajectory to get worse”.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Israel however is sceptical Rouhani will usher in change
Iran votes for new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Ayatollah Khamenei warns voters 'our enemies win if turnout is low'
Friday 14 June 2013
Whether Iran’s new leader will herald a new era remains unclear
Tuesday 11 June 2013
The state is realising only now that these youths are not calling for chaos, but for inclusion
Sole reformist candidate Mohammad Reza Aref withdraws from Iran elections to elect successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Liberals and moderates in the Islamic Republic left with few option in presidential race
Turkey: Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan agrees to meet Taksim Square protesters as deputy suggests occupation will be over by weekend
Monday 10 June 2013
Turkey's prime minister will meet with a group of protesters occupying Istanbul's central Taksim Square this week, the deputy prime minister said on Monday, as the government sought a way out of the impasse that has led to hundreds of protests in dozens of cities.
Monday 10 June 2013
The city is still split between rebel-held and government-held areas
'The international community can say whatever they want': Israeli minister Danny Danon decries two-state solution
Sunday 09 June 2013
A rising star on the right of Israeli politics has cast doubt on whether the country’s government is willing to accept a future Palestinian state.
Friday 07 June 2013
There are concerns over the heat during the summer months
England Under-21s 0 Italy Under-21s 1 match report: Stuart Pearce refuses to grumble as 'stagnant' England falter in opening game
Thursday 06 June 2013
England will need to win their next two games to progress
Turkey riots latest: Erdogan blames 'extremists' for nationwide riots as protester, 22, is killed near Syrian border
Tuesday 04 June 2013
But chief prosecutor says post-mortem examination showed victim received a blow to the head and there was no trace of a gunshot wound
Sunday 02 June 2013
England go into the European Under-21 Championship finals in Israel this week as the only country to have qualified for the past four tournaments, all of them under Stuart Pearce, who replaced Peter Taylor as manager in 2007. They approach what may be Pearce's swansong – he has always said he wishes to return to club management – in fine form but with the usual crop of players unavailable, partly because Roy Hodgson wants the best ones for the senior squad.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Syria's main opposition bloc has urged the European Union to quickly supply rebels fighting president Bashar Assad's forces with sophisticated weapons and help them overthrow his regime.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
One of Iran's most reform-minded presidential candidates has been barred from standing in next month's presidential ballot by the conservative Guardian Council leaving just eight men on the ballot paper, all of whom are considered hardliners.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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