The Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights activist who survived a Taliban assassination attempt has been reunited with two schoolmates who were injured in the same Taliban attack.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left his country on a four-day trip to the United States to discuss issues that have soured relations between the two countries.
The husband of Ukraine's jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has criticized a draft bill that could allow his wife to travel abroad temporarily for medical treatment -- saying it doesn't go far enough.
French President Francois Hollande has said that a 15-year-old Roma schoolgirl whose deportation sparked massive student protests in Paris can return to France to continue her studies.
Local officials in central Somalia say at least 12 people have been killed by a suicide bomb attack inside a restaurant.
Afghan officials say a national assembly to discuss a key security agreement between Kabul and Washington will be held in November.
Belarusian opposition activist Paval Seviarynets has been released from jail after completing a three-year term for organizing a mass disturbance.
Syrian activists say a suicide car bomb attack at an army checkpoint near the capital, Damascus, has killed at least 16 soldiers.
Ilham Aliyev has been sworn in for his third term as Azerbaijan's president.
The United States and its allies are preparing to pull out most combat forces and military equipment from Afghanistan by the end of next year.
Marcos Alonso Zea pleaded not guilty and was detained without bail after his arrest October 18 at his home on Long Island, in New York state.
The group was abducted in May, 2012, while traveling from a pilgrimage to Shi'ite religious sites in Iran.