The British Foreign Office has introduced Simon Shercliff as the country’s new ambassador to Iran.
UK introduces new ambassador to Iran
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government would pardon the nine jailed leaders of Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid on Tuesday as a first step towards ending the political conflict over the wealthy region.
Spain to pardon jailed Catalan separatist leaders
Stefan Lofven, Sweden’s Social Democratic prime minister since 2014, lost a confidence vote in Parliament on Monday amid a housing crisis and skyrocketing real estate prices, making him the first Swedish government leader ever to lose such a motion.
Sweden’s PM loses confidence vote amid housing crisis
Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan kept power in a parliamentary election despite being widely blamed for a military defeat last year in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave.
Armenia's acting PM keeps power despite Karabakh defeat
The foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan held a trilateral meeting in Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday.
Iranian, Turkish, Afghan FMs discuss regional developments, ties
Armenians went to the polls Sunday in early parliamentary elections called by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an attempt to heal divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan and renew his mandate.
Post-war Armenia votes in snap polls
Iran summoned the British ambassador to strongly protest the “riotous and terrorist” acts against Iranian expatriates in the UK who wanted to attend the 13th presidential election at the Islamic Republic’s diplomatic missions, said the Foreign Ministry’s spokesman.
Tehran summons British envoy over ‘riotous, terrorist’ acts against expat voters
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Farewell to NATO
New coronavirus infections hit a pandemic high in Moscow on Friday, tripling in just weeks and forcing Russia's capital to close its Euro fan zone and extend other curbs.
Moscow COVID cases soar to record high
Iran’s top negotiator in Vienna talks to revive the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers said the participating delegations have made tangible progress in negotiations.
Tangible progress made in Vienna talks on revival of Iran nuclear deal: Araqchi

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