After hours of breathless reporting about how "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden would be getting on a Moscow-to-Havana flight Monday, it seems he did not in fact board the jet for what what was thought to be a step toward asylum in Ecuador.
The US intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden has arrived in Moscow on a flight from Hong Kong.
US President Barack Obama has called for greater efforts to be made to reduce US and Russian nuclear arsenals.
Calling it an era of wisdom and moderation, Iran's new president, Hasan Rowhani, vowed to integrate the country back into the international community and asked Western nations to adopt a more "respectful rhetoric" toward Iran.
Syria has dismissed as "a caravan of lies" claims that it used chemical weapons, after the US said it would give the rebels "direct military aid".
Syrian forces under President Bashar al-Assad have used chemical weapons "on a small scale" against rebel forces, the White House has said.
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that he will not show "any more tolerance" for protests.
Prayers have been said in churches across South Africa for former President Nelson Mandela, who is spending a second day in hospital for treatment for a lung infection.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for protests across the country to end immediately.
The son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of Peoria has been sentenced to a five-year jail term by an Egyptian court.