United Nations human rights experts expressed "outrage and profound sadness" at Iran's execution of two juvenile offenders, urging the country to "stop killing children."
U.S. law enforcement agencies are investigating reports that Russian hackers infiltrated the Dow Jones business news service and stole information to trade on before it was made public.
U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Russian leaders that they cannot "bomb their way to a peaceful solution" in Syria.
The United States has vowed to raise before the United Nations Security Council Iran's "clear violation" of a ban on testing ballistic missiles that can carry nuclear weapons.
Forbes magazine's Russian-language edition, which has gained a reputation for muckraking political reporting, is getting a new editorial approach just weeks after being sold by its German owners: less politics.
A gunman opened fire at a Shi'ite house of worship in eastern Saudi Arabia on October 16, wounding four people before he was shot dead by Saudi security forces.
Against a backdrop of violence and insurgency, Afghanistan has hosted runners from around the world for a race billed as its first international marathon.
Russia's Defense Ministry says it has established direct contact with Turkey's military about Russian military aircraft in Syria, just hours after Turkey shot down an unidentified drone aircraft that crossed from Syria into Turkish airspace.
Hungary closed its border with Croatia at midnight October 16 in a bid to stop the flow of migrants who are fleeing Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa.
A former Russian international player has died after collapsing on the field during a friendly game for ex-professional soccer players.
Amid rising insecurity in northern Afghanistan, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States could create a joint task force to protect the grouping's external borders.
The Turkish military says it has shot down an unidentified aircraft in Turkish airspace near the Syrian border.