A report by an international human rights group says the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is being used by its members as a "vehicle for human rights violations."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged world powers to set a ”clear red line” for Tehran’s atomic activities.
Syrian state television said four people were killed in an explosion in Damascus on September 2 in an attack it described as "terrorism."
Prosecutors in Croatia have brought a fresh indictment against former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, saying he used a corrupt real estate deal to add nearly $3 million to his personal fortune.
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has criticized the outgoing European Union ambassador for his recent comments on the country's political situation.
Pro-government militiamen in northern Afghanistan have shot dead at least eight civilians after mistakenly blaming villagers for a Taliban attack.
Bahrain has demanded an apology from Iran for an incorrect translation of a speech that appeared to list the island nation as one of the Arab states to have experienced a revolution in the past year.
Nineteen people have been killed in southern Iran after the bus they were traveling in struck a rock and flipped over.
NATO officials say they are temporarily halting training for local police and special operations forces in Afghanistan in an attempt to stop insider attacks on foreign troops.
The 24th annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization (APEC) has kicked off in the city of Vladivostok in Russia's Far East.
North Korea and Iran have taken a vow to strengthen ties and increase science and technological cooperation.
One of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most vocal parliamentary critics has said that prosecutors have formally asked lawmakers to expel him from the chamber.