Britain’s Foreign Office has eased its travel advisory on visits to Iran.
Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambaev has signed a decree that sets October 4 as the date for his country to conduct elections for a new parliament.
FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, facing a bribery and corruption scandal over the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, has passed a resolution offering full support for its earlier decision to conduct the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
A government official in Afghanistan’s northeastern province of Badakhshan has said that a group of about 100 Taliban fighters attacked several security outposts in the mountainous region in the past two days.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says there is a clear link between illegal immigrants arriving in Europe and a rising threat of terrorism.
Jailed Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadia Savchenko has been taken to a detention facility in the city of Shakhty in Rostov region.
Heavy monsoon rains in northern Pakistan have worsened flooding there, causing homes to collapse, and killing 24 people, raising the total death toll to 42.
Russian authorities have barred a coalition co-led by top opposition activist Aleksei Navalny from participating in a major regional poll, the party says on its website.
Iran has hit back after the top U.S. diplomat repeated the U.S. position that it could still use military force against Iran if Tehran fails to keep its commitment to not develop nuclear weapons.
Iran's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Kuwait, Qatar, and Iraq this weekend to discuss the landmark nuclear accord reached between Tehran and world powers, Iranian press agencies said July 24.
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake has struck just outside Islamabad, the U.S. Geological Survey said, killing three people.
The United States will begin training Ukrainian Army troops this fall in an expansion of its military involvement in the divided country, the State Department has said.