The 150 representatives of gov't, opposition and civil society due to work on governing document for war-torn country.
Over 3,000 women attend FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Tehran, to watch Iran beat Cambodia 14-0.
Clash in Baramulla the first to be reported by officials since India revoked the region's autonomy and imposed a curfew.
A number of opinion polls predict a close fight between incumbent Mauricio Macri and challenger Alberto Fernandez.
Civilians are being killed and wounded at a 'shocking and unacceptable' level despite push to end Afghan war, says UN.
Voters in 91 constituencies across 20 states will choose their representatives in the first phase of mammoth elections.
Alexis Tsipras arrived less than two months after Macedonia agreed to rename itself, ending a 28-year diplomatic row.
Preliminary results are expected within a few hours, although the official results will not be announced until May.