JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned world powers on Tuesday against holding "drawn out" negotiations with Iran on its nuclear programme following the election of a more moderate president in Tehran.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City could soon have its first openly transgender person elected to public office and one of only a handful ever in the United States.
BERLIN (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives plan to woo voters with family-friendly promises and infrastructure spending worth tens of billions of euros in elections three months from now, said a draft policy manifesto seen on Tuesday.
AMMAN (AFP) - Jordan's King Abdullah II has endorsed a treaty with Britain expected to pave the way for the extradition of radical cleric Abu Qatada who has resisted deportation for the past decade, official Petra news agency reported on Tuesday.
ENNISKILLEN, United Kingdom (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said the United States was doing the right thing by meeting with Taleban representatives after the Afghan militants opened an office in Qatar.