Hillary Clinton has formally resigned from her post as U.S. secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her visit a record 112 countries.
Bishops from the Iraq-based Chaldean Catholic Church have chosen the archbishop of Kirkuk as their new patriarch.
Armenian presidential candidate Paruyr Hairikian, who was shot and injured in the shoulder on January 31, says he suspects a secret service of a "former state" of being behind the attack.
Egyptian security forces have used water cannon and fired shots into the air as protesters threw Molotov cocktails and stones into the grounds of the Presidential Palace in Cairo.
Diplomats and defense officials from the European Union states, the United States, Russia, and many other countries have begun a three-day meeting in Munich.
Tens of thousands of Sunni Muslims have rallied in Iraq in another show of discontent with the Shi'ite-led government.
The government of Kyrgyzstan is forming a special working group to review the contract for its Canadian-owned Kumtor gold mine.
A suicide bomber has killed himself and a Turkish security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, in what Turkey and the United States described as a “terrorist” attack.
A Pakistani woman who says she was the victim of a kidnapping and gang-rape plans to appeal a court decision acquitting her alleged attackers.
A blast has struck the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, killing at least one person. Television footage shows a wounded person being taken to a nearby ambulance. The cause of the explosion has not been confirmed. (Reuters)
A group UN human rights experts wants Russia's State Duma to drop a draft bill that establishes administrative penalties for "propaganda of homosexuality among minors."
Ukrainian media reports say two top officials with a Ukrainian state company involved in arms sales were arrested at a Kazakh airport last week.