Pakistan's government has appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn a decision to lift a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.
A guard for a provincial Christian lawmaker has allegedly killed the legislator during a meeting in southwest Pakistan.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has told army officers in the city of Samarra that volunteers will arrive to help defeat Islamist militants who have swept through Sunni Muslim territory towards Baghdad.
President Hassan Rohani says Iran is ready to consider cooperating with the United States on restoring security to Iraq if Washington takes action against Sunni extremist fighters in the country.
Officials in Islamabad say an earthquake that was centered in Afghanistan has been felt in northwestern Pakistan, causing panic in towns and cities.
A new UN Security Council report warns that Al-Qaeda networks pose a long-term security threat to Afghanistan – endangering “the region and beyond” after the NATO troops are withdrawn from Afghanistan at the end of 2014.
Ukraine’s Defense Ministry says pro-Russian separatist fighters in Luhansk used antiaircraft guns and heavy caliber machine guns to shoot down an army transport plane carrying troops into eastern Ukraine.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso is in Baku on June 14 for talks with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev aimed at reinvigorating economic ties between the European Union and Azerbaijan.
Polls have closed in Afghanistan and the tallying has begun in the second round of a presidential vote to pick a successor to Hamid Karzai.
A top U.S. Senator wrote President Barack Obama on June 13 urging additional sanctions against Russia following reports of Russian tanks crossing into Ukraine.
The U.S. State Department said the United States is not in talks with Iran about the current insurgency in Iraq.
Europe's basketball federation says next year's basketball championship will not take place in Ukraine because of the continued instability in the country.