TEHRAN, April 20 - Turkey's parliament approved on Friday a proposal to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, more than a year ahead of schedule, after President Tayyip Erdogan said they should be held early.
TEHRAN, April 20 - A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his fall from power after 37 years of autocratic rule.
TEHRAN, April 20 - Al-Qaida extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mali that killed a U.N. peacekeeper and wounded seven French soldiers.
TEHRAN, April 20 - Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he is considering running in Barcelona's mayoral election next year as a candidate for a Spanish pro-business party that opposes Catalan independence.
TEHRAN, April 20 - An Afghan official said a roadside bomb has killed five people in eastern Nangarhar province.
TEHRAN, April 20 - Dozens were arrested as hundreds of opposition supporters staged sit-ins and attempted to block road traffic in Armenia's capital Friday to protest ex-president Serzh Sarkisian's election as prime minister.
TEHRAN, April 20 - The Iran men’s national sitting volleyball team has trounced Russia in straight sets at the World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition.
TEHRAN, April 20 - The administration of US President Donald Trump dropped some restrictions on sales of advanced US weapons in order to bolster the American arms industry and compete with China on the world weapons market.
TEHRAN, April 20 - U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call.
TEHRAN, April 20 - A judge has set a new sentencing date for an Ohio man accused of hiding his membership in a Serbian special police unit that massacred more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims during the 1995 genocide.