Indian officials say they have killed a fifth gunmen who stormed an air force base near the border with Pakistan.
Explosions rocked two Sunni mosques in central Iraq early on January 4 amid fears of renewed sectarian violence following Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric.
Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber has carried out an attack on a police checkpoint near Kabul airport, killing himself but causing no other fatalities.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said talks are needed with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the countries to forge a peace treaty.
A social network account belonging to Russia's communications minister has been blocked briefly by hackers identifying themselves as a Turkish activist group.
The European Union’s executive body will take up the issue of controversial new amendments to Poland’s media law when it meets later this month.
Gunmen have reportedly attacked the Indian Consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif, attempting to enter the compound.
Turkey's coast guard and Turkish fishermen have rescued 57 migrants who were stranded on a small island off the Turkish coastal resort of Dikili while they tried to reach Greece.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has warned against celebratory gunfire after the upcoming South Asia soccer final against India, hoping to avoid a repeat of the dangerous celebrations that followed the Afghan national team's victory in 2013.
A British man who works at a foreign-owned gold mine in Kyrgyzstan has been detained for questioning after he compared a local delicacy to a horse penis.
Officials in Kabul say an Afghan National Army helicopter has crashed in the province of Logar to the south of Kabul, killing three Afghan soldiers.
Fresh gunfire has erupted at an Indian Air Force base in the northern city of Pathankot, a day after 11 people were killed during an attack by suspected Islamic militants.