Nicolas Sarkozy concedes defeat in French presidential primary

Mitt Romney is under ‘active consideration’ for US secretary of state

US President Barack Obama pushes Vladimir Putin on Syria, Ukraine in brief interaction

WHO dismisses report on unwanted pregnancies in Iraq’s Karbala

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu aims to buy German submarines despite brewing scandal

Russia did not impact US presidential election: John McCain

Haitians go to long-awaited polls to pick president, parliamentarians

Thousands of Britons angered by Queen’s extravagant use of tax money

Economy, elections top problem facing US: Poll

Thousands of Turkish protesters denounce crackdown on pro-Kurd lawmakers, mayors

Iran sympathizes with India over fatal train derailment

Egypt closes Rafah border crossing after 5-day opening

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns NATO against sheltering 'terrorist' soldiers

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says ready to run for fourth term

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem dismisses UN proposal for east Aleppo autonomy

70,000 homes lose power as fierce storm batters northwestern France

Iran ready to help Iraq hold Arba’een rituals: Es’haq Jahangiri

Luxury train called the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express arrives in Iran on maiden journey from Russia

17 killed, dozens injured in terrorist mortar fire in Syria’s Aleppo

Tony Blair in talks to return to British politics: Report