Turkey says Iran is close to agreeing to a nuclear fuel swap deal aimed at easing Western concerns over Tehran's nuclear program.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has postponed a visit to Azerbaijan in order to be able to attend talks on Iran's disputed nuclear program in Tehran.
A recount of votes in the Baghdad area has not led to any changes in the final results of the 68 seats in Baghdad districts from the March 7 parliamentary elections.
An Iranian court has convicted two activists in absentia and sentenced them to jail and lashes over a 2007 protest.
Thailand's army says it will impose a curfew on parts of Bangkok as the death toll from several days of violent clashes in the capital rose to at least 25. More than 200 people have been wounded in the unrest.
After a nearly year-long ordeal in which she was accused of espionage, French teacher Clotilde Reiss has arrived in Paris after being released by Iranian authorities.
Ukrainian justice officials have postponed a summons for former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko to appear for questioning about a six-year-old bribery case.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu are in Tehran as part of a last-ditch effort to reach an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program and avoid fresh United Nations sanctions.
The Thai military has reportedly shot two "Red Shirt" protesters during renewed clashes in Bangkok on May 16.
French teacher Clotilde Reiss, who was accused by Iranian authorities of spying, has been released and is being flown back to France today.
A Sunni militant umbrella organization that includes Al-Qaeda in Iraq has announced that it has selected a new leader.
A Kyrgyz youth group has staged a march and rally in the capital Bishkek in support of the interim government.