Moldova's parliament has failed to approve a new government because not enough lawmakers turned up for the vote, further extending the political deadlock in the former Soviet republic.
YouTube has temporarily removed a video produced by Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny accusing the prosecutor-general and his family of corruption, citing claims of copyright infringement.
Saudi Arabia has cut diplomatic relations with its regional rival, Iran, after attacks on the Saudi Embassy and consulate in Tehran over the execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric by Riyadh.
Afghan officials say the siege near the Indian Consulate in the northern city of Mazar-e Sharif has ended after all the attackers were killed.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a compound for civilian contractors near Kabul airport.
The Kremlin says Igor Sergun, who as the head of the Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU was under Western sanctions for actions in Ukraine, has died unexpectedly.
An opposition activist in Armenia has been arrested and remanded in pretrial custody after he and other members of a radical group seeking to topple the government clashed with riot police on New Year’s Eve.
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British security officials are studying an Islamic State (IS) video that threatens more terrorist attacks against the United Kingdom.
A British man who compared a local delicacy in Kyrgyzstan to a horse penis has been ordered to leave the country.
A university lecturer who went missing in Russia's Chechnya region last month was found dead on New Year's Day.
Pakistan’s Law Minister Rana Sanaullah says authorities in Punjab Province have arrested 42 suspected militants with alleged links to the Islamic State extremist group.