Thousands of migrants, many from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq, continued to arrive in Germany on September 6, the majority of them traveling through Austria from Hungary, where they had been stranded for days.
Pakistan is marking its annual Defense Day on September 6 with a nationwide minute of silence to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its 1965 war against India.
Iran has launched a two-day air drill involving a range of military aircraft, including fighter jets and bombers.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called on international donors to continue supporting his “wounded country” that has been facing a 14-year-Taliban insurgency.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed concern over reports of "an imminent Russian military buildup" in Syria in a September 5 telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov.
Tajikistan's security forces are searching for an ousted former deputy minister and his followers, two days after clashes in and around Dushanbe killed 22 people, including nine police and 13 militants.
A local politician has been killed after his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Pakistan's volatile northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.
Afghan officials say unknown gunmen have dragged 13 male passengers out of two vehicles and shot them dead in northern Balkh Province.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that a cease-fire agreement has been observed for the first time for an entire week in eastern Ukraine, where government forces have been engaged in military conflict with Russian-backed separatists.
Austrian police say more than 4,000 migrants have entered the country since the Hungarian government's surprise move to provide scores of buses for them.
Police in Tajikistan say security forces have closed in on a former defense official who is believed to be hiding in a mountainous area following deadly attacks in and around the capital, Dushanbe.
With the Iran nuclear deal considered likely to survive in the U.S. Congress despite near-unanimous opposition from Republicans, two leading GOP presidential candidates now say they only want to rewrite the deal, not repeal it.