Russian Duma Head Declines To Seek Savchenko's Release
Antiausterity Syriza party appeared to be heading for a clear victory in Greece's January 25 general elections.
At least 11 people have been killed in unrest in Egypt as the country marked the fourth anniversary of its 2011 popular uprising.
Pakistan says fresh air strikes in a restive tribal area along the border with Afghanistan have left 35 militants dead.
Ukraine is holding a day of national mourning, following a series of rocket attacks in the southeastern city of Mariupol that killed 30 people and injured more than 90 others.
Iraq's national soccer team was confirmed as an Asian Cup semifinalist after the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) dismissed a protest from Iran on January 25.
U.S. President Barack Obama has landed in New Delhi for the start of a two-day visit to India.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the "credibility" of a video announcing the execution-style killing of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State militant group was "high."
Afghan police said a truck has exploded on the outskirts of Kabul and the country's acting interior minister said at least two people were wounded in the blast.
Kosovo police fired tear gas on the evening of January 24 to disperse thousands of protesters throwing stones at a government building in a demonstration called by ethnic Albanian opposition parties.
Russia has blocked a UN Security Council statement that would have criticized a pro-Russian Ukrainian separatist leader and condemned a recent increase in violence in eastern Ukraine
Pakistan's national power company says electricity has been restored across the country after an apparent rebel attack on a key power line left some 80 percent of the country without electricity.