Iraqi security forces and Sunni tribesmen have continued their multipronged attacks against Al-Qaeda-linked militants and antigovernment forces in the restive western Anbar Province.
A Kyiv court has dropped battery charges against the lawyer of jailed former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Israel says it has summoned a group of European ambassadors from Britain, France, Italy, and Spain to protest their countries' "one-sided" stand in favor of the Palestinians.
The WHO said that more than 90 percent of the current cases of polio are linked to Peshawar and that 12 out of 13 registered cases in neighboring Afghanistan were also connected to the Pakistani city.
An explosive device thrown at antigovernment protesters in the Thai capital has injured more than 30 people.
There has been international condemnation of sweeping legislation to curb protests in Ukraine, with the European Union and United States expressing "deep concern" over the measure.
Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem says in Moscow that Syria is prepared to exchange lists with rebel forces on a possible prisoner exchange.
City police said that the body of the 29-year-old Uzbek man, whose name was not released, was found overnight on January 16-17 and showed more than 20 stab wounds.
A significant amount of weapons, ammunition, and explosives have been found in several trash containers in Azerbaijan's capital.
Officials say a blast has derailed a passenger train in central Pakistan, killing three people and wounding at least 15 others.
Two senior U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation that would expand to all countries the Magnitsky Act passed in 2012 to penalize Russian officials for alleged human rights abuses.
A summit between leaders of Russia and the European Union is being cut short.