Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord

Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The two leaders have “a very special relationship”, Mr Macron says French President Emmanuel Macron has urged his US counterpart, Donald Trump, to stick with the Iran nuclear deal, saying there is no better option. He was speaking to Fox News ahead of a three-day state visit to the US […]

Avicii’s music ‘will live forever’: Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ

Avicii’s music ‘will live forever’: Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ

Media captionThousands gathered in Stockholm to remember Swedish DJ Avicii Artists have been paying tribute to Avicii, who has died suddenly in Oman. It’s not yet known how the Swedish DJ died, but two years ago he announced his retirement after suffering from health problems. Rita Ora, who he recently collaborated with on the track […]

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Media captionHow the Western attacks on Syria’s suspected chemical weapons sites unfolded International chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international crisis. The team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) travelled to the town of Douma and collected samples and other […]

Armenia unrest: Police detain protest leader Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia unrest: Police detain protest leader Nikol Pashinyan

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nikol Pashinyan has called on supporters to launch a “velvet revolution” Police in Armenia have detained an opposition MP who has been leading anti-government protests. Nikol Pashinyan was picked up after Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan cut short a televised meeting between the two. During their three-minute confrontation Mr Pashinyan insisted […]

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Media captionHow the Western attacks on Syria’s suspected chemical weapons sites unfolded International chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international crisis. The team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) travelled to the town of Douma and collected samples and other […]

Avicii’s music ‘will live forever’: Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ

Avicii’s music ‘will live forever’: Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ

Media captionThousands gathered in Stockholm to remember Swedish DJ Avicii Artists have been paying tribute to Avicii, who has died suddenly in Oman. It’s not yet known how the Swedish DJ died, but two years ago he announced his retirement after suffering from health problems. Rita Ora, who he recently collaborated with on the track […]

Talks between Armenian leaders break down amid protests

Talks between Armenian leaders break down amid protests

Image copyright AFP Image caption Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has called for a “velvet revolution” Talks between Armenia’s PM and an opposition leader aimed at ending anti-government protests have broken down. Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan walked out of a televised meeting with Nikol Pashinyan in the capital, denouncing the opposition’s “blackmail”. There are reports that […]

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Media captionA short guide to the Syrian civil war International chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international crisis. The team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) travelled to the town of Douma and collected samples and other items. Last week […]

Avicii’s music ‘will live forever’: Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ

Avicii’s music ‘will live forever’: Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ

Media captionThousands gathered in Stockholm to remember Swedish DJ Avicii Artists have been paying tribute to Avicii, who has died suddenly in Oman. It’s not yet known how the Swedish DJ died, but two years ago he announced his retirement after suffering from health problems. Rita Ora, who he recently collaborated with on the track […]

Armenia leader intervenes in protest against predecessor

Armenia leader intervenes in protest against predecessor

Media captionNew President Armen Sargsyan walks into the crowd in the hopes of defusing protests The new president of Armenia has intervened personally with opposition supporters protesting at his predecessor’s attempts to retain power. Armen Sargsyan walked up to the leader of the protests in the capital Yerevan to shake hands and chat briefly, apparently […]