The United States and Armenia have signed a framework trade deal aimed at boosting bilateral investment and commercial ties.
The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly May 7 to pass a bill giving Congress the right to review, and potentially reject, an international nuclear agreement with Iran.
A monitor says a U.S. air strike in Yemen last month killed the senior Al-Qaeda figure who appeared in a video claiming the deadly January attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has laid a wreath at the site of the Battle of Stalingrad as part of commemorations to mark 70 years since the defeat of Nazi forces in World War II.
Thousands of teachers across Iran have again taken to the streets to call for higher wages.
Former Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky is in an induced coma in a private German clinic after undergoing emergency surgery on his heart.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on May 7 that American troops have begun training a small, company-sized group of Syrian fighters to battle Islamic State militants.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on May 7 that Iran is a destabilizing force that must not be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.
The demolition of a former Armenian orphanage in Istanbul has been reportedly halted after a public outcry and protests from activists.
In what has been billed as a first in Tajikistan, a former jihadist has publicly expressed remorse for joining Islamist militants in Syria.
The bodies of two Russian diplomats who went missing in Nepal when a major earthquake struck the country last month have been found near the border with China.
A Serbian far-right party says its leader, Vojislav Seselj, has undergone surgery after defying orders to return to a United Nations war crimes tribunal that released him temporarily for health reasons.