Russia and Turkey have called for restraint and de-escalation of tensions between Iran and the United States following the assassination of a senior Iranian military commander in Iraq by US army terrorists.
British Prime Minister Boris and Labour's Jeremy exchanged bitter blows over the US-Iran crisis with the latter asking what Johnson would do to make sure the Iranian foreign minister could attend the UN in New York after being denied a visa by the US.
British defence secretary, Ben Wallace, has put up a spirited defence of the US decision to assassinate Iranian Quds force General Qassem Soleimani in a terrorist-style drone strike outside Baghdad airport.
A new poll shows that former US Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate for the 2020 presidential election Joe Biden has the biggest lead over President Donald Trump as well as the other Democratic candidates.
The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany, and Italy have announced plans to hold emergency talks in Brussels following the US assassination of a top Iranian military commander as well as the escalation of the Libyan crisis.
The United Nations (UN) has called on world powers to renew a system for a cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to people in Syria that is due to expire later this week, stressing that there is no alternative to the current method.
French unions blockaded several oil refineries on Tuesday, aiming to cause shortages at petrol stations after a month-long public transport strike failed to force the government to withdraw its pension reform plans.