Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the country's first solar power plant -- the latest results of increasingly close cooperation with China and a step toward Sharif's election campaign promises to end crippling electricity cuts.
The Uzbek official responsible for confiscating the assets of disgraced presidential daughter Gulnara Karimova has been charged with corruption and abuse of office.
Outspoken Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny and his brother Oleg have been awarded a top prize awarded to raise awareness about totalitarian regimes.
The militant Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for what it said was its first attack on U.S. soil – a shooting at an anti-Muslim event in Texas during the weekend that exhibited cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad.
Seventeen civilian support staff at a Russian military base in southern Tajikistan say they've been fired after protesting about unpaid wages.
A Pakistani judge has issued a court order to temporarily suspend the execution of a man whose lawyers say was 14 when he was charged with murder.
France and Saudi Arabia warned on May 4 that any future deal between Iran and six major powers must not destabilize the region further and threaten Iran's neighbors.
The U.S. government extensively investigated a gunman who opened fire at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, and prosecuted him in 2010 for lying about his intent to wage jihad in Somalia, authorities said May 4.
The United Nations has confirmed that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will go to Moscow to attend Victory Day events later this week.
U.S. officials say President Barack Obama has nominated Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, a commander in both the Afghan and Iraq wars, as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Lithuanian prosecutors say they have detained a Russian citizen suspected of spying.
The United States says Iran is not open for business yet.