German Greens vote to enter government coalition talks
Germany's Green party on Sunday followed its prospective partner, the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), in clearing the way for official three-way negotiations with the business-friendly Free Democrats (FDP) to form the next government.
Iran to resume nuclear talks on Thursday: MP
Iran will resume nuclear negotiations, which were suspended in June, with world powers on October 21, an Iranian lawmaker said Sunday after a meeting with foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. The minister said that "talks with the 4+1 Group will restart on Thursday in Brussels", Ahmad Alirezabeigui told the ultra-conservative news agency Fars after a closed-door session with Amir-Abdollahian.