A leading Iranian parliamentarian has said his country's cooperation with Russia, Syria, and Iraq hasproved "successful" in fighting terrorism in the region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized officials for a four-month delay in building a sprawling space center in the Far East.
A Ukrainian soldier has been killed and two wounded in restive eastern regions despite a cease-fire deal with separatist rebels.
The Islamic State militant group has urged Muslims to launch a "holy war" against Russians and Americans.
The U.S. military is encouraging Iraqi forces to make a final push to recapture Ramadi from Islamic State militants who seized the Anbar provincial capital in May, a spokesman said October 13.
Russian authorities have prevented the sister of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko from testifying in her defense in her controversial murder trial.
The U.S. Department of Justice said authorities disrupted a sophisticated cybertheft scheme and arrested its Moldovan perpetrator.
President Vladimir Putin called on the International Monetary Fund to lend an additional $3 billion to Ukraine so it can pay its debt to Russia.
Ukraine defended its decision not to close airspace in the east of the country where a Malaysian airliner was shot down last year, saying it was unaware that anti-aircraft weapons were being used in the area.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said she would investigate both sides in a 2008 war between Russia and Georgia for war crimes, including the killing of peacekeepers and attacks on civilians.
A missile test announced by Iran over the weekend was an apparent violation of UN sanctions and Washington will raise the incident before the United Nations, the U.S. State Department said October 13.
The United States expects to reach agreement soon with Russia's military on air safety protocols in the skies above Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said October 13.