Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan called for final settlement of Iran's nuclear issue.
International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Monday that the Syrian parties were still discussing how women and children can leave the Old City of Homs, but that there had been no decision on allowing access for an aid convoy into the besieged city.
Representatives from the Syrian government and the opposition will continue talks Tuesday, said UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi.
The opening round of talks between Iran and six world powers on a long-term deal for Tehran to curb parts of its nuclear program in exchange for a gradual end to sanctions is expected to take place next month in New York.
United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) on Monday slammed the release of Taliban prisoners by the government of Afghanistan from Bagram prison.
Tunisian new Prime Minister Mehdi Jemaa announced Sunday night the lineup of his interim cabinet comprising 21 ministers and seven deputy ministers.
Egypt will hold the presidential elections before the parliamentary polls, interim President Adli Mansour said in a televised speech on Sunday.
The Libyan interior ministry on Sunday received the five Egyptian envoys who were abducted in the past two days in the Libyan capital of Tripoli after the kidnappers released them.
The Syrian government said women and children could leave the besieged rebel city of Homs on Sunday as negotiators from the warring sides discussed humanitarian gestures on a second day of face-to-face talks in Geneva.
Iranian officials have downplayed the recent remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran's nuclear program and threatened to target U.S. interests if the Islamic republic is attacked.
Syrian government and opposition delegations resumed face-to-face talks on Sunday expected to tackle humanitarian issues including opposition calls for Damascus to release women and child prisoners.
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has described the US military-run Bagram detention center as "Taliban-making factory," local newspapers reported on Sunday.