The U.S. is pressing for enforcement action against Iran after a UN report found Tehran violated UN sanctions against testing nuclear-capable missiles.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has vowed to avenge the deaths of the 122 schoolchildren killed last year in Peshawar by Taliban gunmen.
A U.S. judge has sentenced a former Russian nuclear official to four years in prison for his role in arranging millions of dollars in "corrupt" payments linked to the Russian state nuclear company Rosatom.
A French judicial official and French police say a 29-year-old man has been arrested and is being held for questioning about the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people.
The Pentagon has said in a report to the U.S. Congress that Afghanistan's overall security has deteriorated dramatically during the second half of 2015, with militants staging more effective attacks and Afghan forces suffering more casualties.
Donald Tusk, the head of the European Council, says EU leaders on December 18 will discuss a proposal to extend EU sanctions against Russia for another six months.
The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog on December 15 has closed the books on a decade-long investigation of allegations that Iran had tried to develop nuclear weapons in violation of its obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
A United Nations' court at The Hague has ordered the retrial of two former senior Serb officials from Slobodan Milosevic's regime who previously had been acquitted of involvement in war crimes during the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
Syrian monitors say air strikes on a fuel market in a rebel-held village in northern Syria have killed and wounded dozens.
The Iranian Health Ministry says that 15 more people have died in the past five days in a swine flu outbreak that has affected some 900 people in Iran.
Diplomats from the 28-member European Union have warned Washington there could be a reciprocal response if it implements measures making it more difficult for EU citizens to enter the United States.
The Moscow City Court has sentenced Ukrainian Valentyn Vyhovskiy to 11 years in prison for espionage.