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Trump Warns Iran Not to Kill Protesters as U.S. Says Door Open to Talks

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran Sunday against killing protesters who have risen up over the regime's downing of a civilian airliner as his defense secretary left the door open to talks with Tehran without preconditions.

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Indian Police Stop Protesters from Reaching PM's Car

Indian police baton-charged protesters Sunday to stop them reaching Prime Minister Narendra Modi's car as nationwide protests against a bitterly disputed citizenship law entered a second month.

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Top Iran Guard Briefs Parliament over Downed Jet after Protest

Iran's top Guards commander briefed parliament on Sunday, a day after the armed forces said a Ukrainian airliner was shot down in error in an admission that sparked an angry demonstration.

His closed-session testimony comes after the temporary arrest Saturday of Britain's ambassador to Tehran, Rob Macaire, shortly after he left a vigil for the air disaster victims that turned into a protest.

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EU Urges 'De-escalation' after Iran Holds UK Envoy

The EU's diplomatic chief criticized Iran on Sunday for briefly detaining the British ambassador to Tehran, calling for "de-escalation".

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Britain's Iran Envoy Denies Attending Demo before Arrest

Britain's ambassador to Tehran denied Sunday that he took part in a demonstration that broke out at a memorial for the 176 people killed when a plane was shot down.

Students held a gathering at Tehran's Amir Kabir University on Saturday evening to honor those killed hours after Iran admitted the Ukrainian airliner was downed by mistake.

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Blast Hits US Army Vehicle in Southern Afghanistan

A Taliban roadside bomb ripped through a US army vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, with no immediate details of casualties.

The incident took place in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, where a bomb hit a US armoured vehicle, provincial police spokesman Jamal Nasir Barkzai told AFP.

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World Demands Full Account after Iran Admits Downing Ukraine Jet

Iran said Saturday it had unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week outside Tehran killing 176 people, calling it an "unforgivable mistake".

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North Korea Says Will Resume US Talks if Demands Fully Met

North Korea said Saturday it had received Donald Trump's letter wishing a happy birthday to leader Kim Jong Un, but warned it will return to nuclear talks only when Washington fully accepts its demands.

The US president and Kim have held three meetings since June 2018 but negotiations have been largely deadlocked since the breakup of their Hanoi summit last February.

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Iran's Statement on Downed Ukrainian Airliner

Iran said on Saturday that its armed forces had "unintentionally" shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 passengers and crew on board.

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US Piles on Sanctions Pain against Iran

The United States piled new sanctions on Iran's already crippled economy Friday and defended the killing of a top Iranian leader, saying he had been planning an "imminent" attack on US embassies.

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