Iran has sentenced two people to 10 years in prison for spying for the United States and Israel, the judiciary spokesman has said..
Afghan batsman Noor Ali Zadran has broken a national record by scoring 229 at a regional cricket tournament watched by thousands in defiance of the ongoing violence in Afghanistan's volatile eastern regions.
Gunmen have attacked a small airport in troubled southwestern Pakistan, killing two engineers and destroying the facility's radar system.
Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste has called on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi to pardon him and his two colleagues, each sentenced to three years in prison in a ruling that has sparked international condemnation.
Hungary has dismissed criticism by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius over Budapest's handling of the thousands of migrants transiting it for Germany and other EU countries.
Afghan officials say government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a strategic southern district seized by the Taliban earlier this week.
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi says his forces are battling Shi'ite Huthi rebels in the country to halt "Iranian expansion."
Islamic State (IS) militants have detained at least 70 people in a western Iraqi town in an effort to crush public dissent against the extremist group.
Russia says Latvia's refusal to allow a Russian state news agency to open a bureau in the Latvian capital, Riga, is a case of discrimination.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has opposed a parliamentary vote on a landmark nuclear agreement with world powers.
Three young children have been found in critical condition due to dehydration after police stopped a truck carrying 26 refugees in Austria.
Turkey says it has carried out its first air strikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) militant group.