Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said European nations including the UK "cannot be trusted" but Tehran is not against negotiating with anyone - except the US.
In the complex and opaque politics of Iran, this week's Friday prayers in the capital Tehran was one of those moments which provides clues on the country's strength, its direction and the confidence of its leadership.
One of the art world's biggest mysteries has been solved after a stolen painting found inside an Italian gallery's walls has been confirmed as Gustav Klimt's Portrait Of A Lady.
Ukraine's prime minister offered to resign after an audio recording suggested he had criticised the president - but his offer was rejected.
Party-goers and bars in three of Spain's top tourist hotspots could face fines of up to £510,000 after authorities introduced new laws to crack down on binge-drinking.
Two British sisters have died in Pakistan after reportedly being found unconscious in a bathroom.
A former MMA fighter has been suspended as a Sinn Fein councillor over "beyond offensive" remarks about underage girls - a day after he was forced to apologise for comments he made about Ireland's prime minister.
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa with a single swarm covering an area one-and-a-half times the size of Greater London.
The daughter of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has developed a beer bearing his name.
The threat of nuclear war has hung over the peninsula for years - but it seems the US ambassador's moustache has got South Koreans bristling with anger.