During a surprise visit to the Afghan capital, Kabul, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced his country will increase its troop commitment to Afghanistan.
U.S. and Iraqi authorities are trying to find three Americans missing in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials from both countries said on January 17.
A Turkish court has jailed 10 Syrians with suspected links to the suicide bomber who killed 10 Germans in Istanbul last week.
The United States has announced new sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals linked to Iran’s ballistic missile program, a day after sanctions related to its nuclear program were lifted.
A Swiss Air Force plane carrying three Americans released by Iran as part of a prisoner swap deal has landed in Geneva.
Thousands of people took to the streets of the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, as the country's political crisis continues.
Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has announced that he wants to hold early elections this year in an apparent bid to cement his power.
A new United Nations report says that the world needs to spend an additional $15 billion per year on humanitarian assistance to victims of conflicts and natural disasters.
The Islamic State (IS) extremist group has abducted at least 400 people, including women and children, after capturing new territory in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on January 17.
Four of the people killed during a January 15 terrorist attack on a hotel and a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso were Ukrainian citizens, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced on January 16.
Afghan officials say at least 13 people have been killed and 14 injured in a suicide attack at the home of a local politician in the eastern city of Jalalabad, the capital of increasingly volatile Nangarhar Province.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has hailed the lifting of international sanctions on his country, saying a nuclear deal with world powers opened "new windows" for Tehran's engagement with the world.