Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump says he supports Russian efforts to fight militants in Syria from the Islamic State (IS) group, also known as ISIS.
Hard-liners in Iran are criticizing a handshake and encounter between U.S. President Barack Obama and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif that, according to a senior White House official, lasted less than one minute.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia is exploiting its veto power on the UN Security Council as a "license to kill" by obstructing international initiatives to punish Moscow for its "aggression" in Ukraine.
President Barack Obama has called for a renewed effort to stem the radicalizing networks that are attracting recruits to the extremist Islamic State (IS) militant group.
Russia has slammed the holding of a U.S.-led counter-terrorism summit of some 100 leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdish rebels have claimed nearly 60 lives in the country's southeast and across the border in northern Iraq.
The Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) has been officially branded as a terrorist organization.
Secretary of State John Kerry has said the United States and Russia agree on "some fundamental principles" for Syria.
Pakistan has executed a convict for a murder that rights groups and his family said he committed as a minor.
Ukraine's state-run railway company has suspended cooperation with a cargo branch of Russian Railways as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in the country’s east.
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the Russian and U.S. presidents have agreed to build upon their meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and look for ways to fight the Islamic State (IS) group.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have reportedly shaken hands on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.