A wave of violence in Pakistan today left at least 28 people dead as Pakistani security forces fought to quell the growing Taliban insurgency in the country.
Saudi Arabia today said again it believes Yemeni Shi'ite rebels have links to the Sunni militant group Al-Qaeda, even though it acknowledged it had found no such evidence in combat.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has declared that peace has returned to North Caucasus, the center of a growing Islamist insurgency, and called for the region's economy to be rebuilt.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is using a visit to Baghdad today to press Iraqi officials to end a pre-election dispute that is threatening to tarnish the country’s March 7 parliamentary vote.
Ukrainian officials have marked the 20th anniversary of the human chain that joined some 3 million people hand-in-hand from Lviv to Kyiv in a show of unity, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
The Kremlin has sacked a regional police chief after a journalist died of injuries sustained in custody, one of a string of scandals involving violence and corruption in the force, news agencies reported.
Pakistan is reaching out to "all levels" of the Afghan Taliban in a bid to encourage reconciliation in its war-torn neighbor, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said today.
A passenger train came off the rails in northeastern Iran today, killing at least seven people, state radio reported.
Nearly two years after Kosovo declared independence, the UN's special representative to the region reports that peace in the country’s north remains fragile, and tensions are high between ethnic Serbs and ethnic Albanians.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden held talks with Iraqi officials in Baghdad today amid a row over a decision to bar scores of candidates from a March election over suspected links to Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party.
The United Nations announced today that Haiti's government has ended the search-and-rescue phase of the quake relief effort after at least 132 people have been pulled out alive from under the rubble.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned Russia's political elite today that "extreme caution" was needed to avoid sowing chaos by tinkering with the political system he crafted over the past decade.