Iran has revealed a previously undisclosed underground bunker housing its latest ballistic missile.
The United States says one of its soldiers has been killed and two others wounded when a joint U.S.-Afghan mission in Afghanistan's troubled Helmand Province came under attack.
Islamic State (IS) fighters have launched several offensives near the city of Haditha in northwest Iraq in the last 48 hours.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has ruled that Russian authorities violated the rights of an activist who participated in a pro-democracy protest.
A survey by Gallup shows that Ukrainians gave their lives in 2015 the worst ratings that the opinion pollster has yet measured in the country.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged his Pakistani counterpart to take "firm and immediate action" against those behind an attack on an Indian air base near the country's border with Pakistan.
The bodies of at least 34 migrants have been found at two separate locations on the Aegean coast after their boats capsized as they tried to reach the Greek island of Lesbos.
Iran's President Hassan Rohani has said that Saudi Arabia cannot hide "its crime" in executing a prominent Shi'ite cleric by severing ties with Tehran.
The trial of five men accused of involvement in the killing of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev is beginning in a Baku court.
An explosion has been heard in an area that houses several foreign consulate buildings in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, local officials say.
Stock markets worldwide have started off the new year with dramatic drops, triggered by fears of slowing economic growth in China and tensions between oil titans Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Highly destructive computer malware infected power authorities in Ukraine last week and caused a power failure that affected hundreds of thousands of homes, researchers say.