U.S. officials say they have uncovered an effort by Iran to help its close ally, Syria, evade U.S. sanctions on its petroleum sector.
A group of alleged victims of the Belarus regime have filed a case in a Paris court against visiting Belarusian Interior Minister Anatoly Kuleshov.
Pakistan's foreign minister has said that ties with the United States remain on hold following a NATO cross-border air strike.
Inmates in 13 Kyrgyz jails have started a mass hunger strike to support inmates in detention center No. 1 in Bishkek, where security troops violently quelled a prisoner riot on January 16.
A French Senate panel has rejected a bill that would make it a crime to deny that the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey amounted to "genocide."
The leaders of the Kazakh opposition Social Democratic Azat (Freedom) party have been fined for holding an unsanctioned public gathering.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has dropped out of the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination.
Officials say a suicide bomber killed at least seven people in an attack at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan.
Afghanistan has closed nearly 800 NGOs for violating a law requiring regular reporting of their activities.
The U.S. Navy says it has led a rescue operation to help the crew of a sinking Iranian fishing vessel in the Arabian Sea -- the third such operation in two weeks.
The U.S. Navy says it led a rescue operation of a sinking Iranian fishing vessel in the Gulf -- the third such operation in two weeks.
Bangladesh’s army says it has foiled a plot by "religiously fanatic army officers" to overthrow the country's democratically elected government.