G7 leaders convene to discuss their response to Russia's annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s alleged campaign to destabilize Ukraine.
Bashar al-Assad has been reelected president of Syria.
A suicide bomb attack on a military vehicle has killed five people near Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.
The chairman of Iran's Assembly of Experts has reportedly been hospitalized after suffering a heart failure.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called on key backers of President Bashar al-Assad to end the three-year war in Syria.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that years of attacks by the West had not broken the Islamic Republic.
Western powers have called on Iran to speed up its cooperation with a UN nuclear watchdog investigation into its suspected atomic bomb research program.
A Kyrgyz citizen has pleaded not guilty to charges of hampering the investigation into the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
A new poll shows that the vast majority of Ukrainians feel that no outside country has a right to be involved in decisions about their country's future.
Bombings and shootings have reportedly killed at least 28 people in Iraq.
Ten people, including seven children, died when a minibus fell into a gorge in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan.
Tajik investigators have arrested an Islamic cleric in a town near the capital, Dushanbe, for allegedly holding religious classes at his home in which students were beaten and tortured.