French President Francois Hollande says talks with Moscow are being held to find a solution to the suspended delivery to Russia of two French-built Mistral warships.
A UN report said just five percent of 110 surveyed cases were resolved through the judicial system, resulting in the criminal prosecution and punishment of perpetrators.
A video released by the Islamic State (IS) group on April 19 appears to show the killing of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says EU foreign ministers will hold emergecy talks on African and Middle East migration to Europe after hundreds of migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the concept of Iranian nuclear weapons was a "myth" created by the United States to portray Iran as a threat, and that world powers are threatening Tehran "militarily."
The United Nations says more than 90,000 people have been displaced by fighting between Iraqi government forces and Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's western province of Anbar.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Tehran on April 19 on a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the neighboring country since taking office in September.
Nearly 42 million tons of "e-waste" -- defined as any device with an electric cord or battery -- were dumped around the globe in 2014.
A senior commander in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) says the country's military sites would not be open to foreign inspection under any nuclear agreement with world powers.
A Yemeni government spokesman dismissed the Iranian initiative as "only a political maneuver."
Iraqi forces are reported to have retaken most of the country's largest oil refinery from Islamic State militants.
Russia has denied a report that it is close to signing a gas pipeline deal with Greece.