Iran foreign ministry appoints first-ever spokeswoman

Iran`s Foreign Ministry has appointed career diplomat Marzieh Afkham as its new spokesperson, the first time the Islamic republic has named a woman to the position, reports said on Thursday.

UN war crimes court convicts spokeswoman of contempt

The UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has found a former prosecution spokeswoman guilty of contempt for revealing information in confidential documents from the trial of Serbia`s ex-president Slobodan Milosevic.