No concrete deal was made at the meeting between Iran and the UN nuclear watch dog in Vienna, while both sides agreed on more talks to finalize a nuclear inspection document.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the conflict in Syria as concerns grow about a spiraling death toll.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said here on Tuesday he expected a US-Russia-backed conference to take place in early June to negotiate a peaceful transition in Syria.
A Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) official on Tuesday called for expanding the Mideast Quartet peacemaking group to include China.
The Syrian government on Tuesday suggested forming a Turkish-Syrian team to probe the recent deadly explosions in a Turkish border town.
At least three people were killed and six others wounded after an explosion hit on Monday a hospital car park in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi.
Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi said Monday that the armed rebels in Syria have two options "return to where they came from, or to be killed".
World Health Organisation (WHO) officials said on Sunday it seemed likely a new coronavirus that has killed at least 18 people in the Middle East and Europe could be passed between humans, but only after prolonged contact.
After the huge protests that followed the 2009 election, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may have hoped June polls would quietly install a loyal conservative president.
The Syrian army halted its operation in Central Syria to allow residents to evacuate before launching an onslaught against the armed rebels.
Benjamin Netanyahu is changing his mid-air sleeping arrangements after a public flap over a $127,000 custom-built bedroom for the Israeli prime minister and his wife on a flight to London last month.
Turkey has arrested nine Turks over the deadly bombings in the town of Reyhanli near the border with Syria.