(Reuters) - Iran considered pursuing a nuclear deterrent when it began its nuclear program in the 1980s, during an eight-year war with Iraq, a former president has been quoted as saying.   Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's comments comes at a sensitive moment, as Iran implements an agreement reached with world…
The German mayoral independent candidate Henriette Reker, of the western city of Cologne, has been stabbed by a man alleged his denial the policies on refugees.   Reker was campaigning Saturday in an open-air market, handing out roses to pedestrians, when a middle-aged man approached her and asked for a…
LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservatives won a resounding victory in the British general election, with complete results on Friday showing that the party had secured an overall majority in Parliament.   The vote was a stunning disappointment for the opposition Labour Party and its leader, Ed…
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has said the kingdom is ready "to take necessary measures" over Yemen's political crisis, after denouncing Iran's alleged role in the turmoil as an "act of aggression."   Prince Saud Al Faisal said on Monday that Riyadh would protect Yemen's sovereignty after the country's embattled government,…
President Barack Obama has said he will send about 200 more US troops to Iraq to protect Americans and the US embassy in Baghdad amid fierce fighting in the country between government forces and Sunni armed groups. The US is also sending a detachment of helicopters and drone aircraft. Pentagon…
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