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Iran Takes Aim at 'Hateful' Pence Comments

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday launched a blistering attack on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, saying his allegations that Tehran was plotting a "new Holocaust" were "hateful" and "ignorant."

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Ex-Fox News Host Ends Bid to be Next U.S. Ambassador to U.N.

Former Fox News anchor and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Saturday withdrew from consideration to be the US ambassador to the United Nations amid criticism that she lacked the gravitas for one of the top diplomatic posts.

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Macron Condemns Anti-Semitic Abuse by 'Yellow Vest' Protesters

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by "yellow vest" protesters and said it would not be tolerated.

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Report: Japan PM Nominated Trump for Nobel after U.S. Request

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.

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Pence Urges EU to Recognise Guaido as Venezuela President

US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday called on the European Union to recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as the president of Venezuela.

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UK and Russia Hold First Talks in Over a Year

Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.

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Nigeria's Buhari Calls for Calm after Election Delay

President Muhammadu Buhari called for Nigerians "to refrain from all civil disorder and remain peaceful" after a last-minute postponement to Saturday's presidential election where he was standing for a second term.

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Erdogan Says Won't Go Back on S-400 Deal with Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not "turn back" on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.

Turkey's push to buy the systems has raised questions among NATO allies over their compatibility with alliance equipment as well as concerns over the burgeoning relationship between Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Iran General Says Pakistan Backs Group behind Suicide Bomb

Iran's Revolutionary Guards accused "Pakistan's security forces" of supporting the perpetrators of a suicide bombing that killed 27 troops on Wednesday, in remarks state TV aired Saturday.

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Governments Ponder What to Do with Returning Jihadists

The imminent fall of the Islamic State's caliphate in Iraq and Syria has left many countries grappling with what to do with jihadists who want to return.

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