Mohammad Zarif : Europe must offset U.S. withdraw from nuclear deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe should take action to neutralise the consequences of the U.S. decision to quit a 2015 Iran nuclear accord to ensure its own long-term economic interests, Iran's Foreign Minister said in an interview published on Saturday. Mohammed Javad Zarif told Germany's Der Spiegel news magazine that Iran could

2000 African migrants stopped by Libyan coastguards in one week

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan coastguards picked up 948 African migrants on inflatable boats in several operations and also recovered 10 bodies on Sunday, officials and a witness at a naval base said. The operations brings the number, since last week, of mainly African migrants trying to head to Italy but brought

Germany’s Merkel worried about Iran’s influence on the Middle East

AMMAN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile programme and called for solutions to its "aggressive tendencies" in the Middle East. "Iran's aggressive tendencies must not only be discussed but rather we need solutions urgently," she said after meeting Jordan's King

President Rouhani set to visit Austria, Switzerland as Iran deal looms overhead

ZURICH (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit neutral European neighbours Switzerland and Austria next month, the Swiss and Austrian governments said, on a trip overshadowed by the looming imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran. President Donald Trump in May pulled the United States out of an international nuclear