Kazakhstan's foreign minister, Erlan Idrissov, has called on NATO to establish dialogue with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze says Russia's occupation of her country's breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia is a threat to regional and European stability.
Five men have pleaded not guilty to charges that they raped and murdered a student in a New Delhi bus in December in a case that prompted outrage across India and abroad.
Differences between the United States and Russia have gone on sharp display at the annual Munich Security Conference.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden has said at a major international security conference in Germany that the United States is willing to meet bilaterally with the Iranian leadership over the Iranian nuclear crisis.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden says the United States will not recognize the breakaway Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Russian news agencies have reported that a rocket carrying a U.S. communications satellite suffered engine trouble and plunged into the Pacific Ocean shortly after launch on February 1.
Six members of the Pakistani security forces have been killed in a dawn raid today by militants on an army camp in the northwest of the country.
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.