German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed changes to make it easier to deport asylum-seekers who commit crimes
The Sunni Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf have expressed support for Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic row with Iran, condemning what they described as Iranian interference in Riyadh's internal affairs.
Opposition supporters and police have clashed during an antigovernment protest in Kosovo’s capital, Pristina.
Reports from Russia say a woman and her five children have died in a house fire in the Leningorsk region of Tatarstan.
Activists say Russian air strikes on a prison complex run by Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate in Syria have killed nearly 60 people.
Pakistani officials say two coast guards were killed and three others wounded when their vehicle hit a land mine in the country's southwest.
Russian authorities opened a probe on January 9 after a hospital doctor was captured on a security camera punching a patient with a blow that killed him instantly.
Officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States, and China will hold talks in Islamabad on January 11 on reviving stalled negotiations aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited the Pathankot Air Base, India's sprawling military compound near the Pakistani border that came under attack by a group of gunmen earlier this month.
The arrest on terror charges this week of two Iraqis who entered the United States as refugees is fueling sentiment in Congress against the program for resettling refugees from the Middle East.
Executives from 25 news organizations urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to press for the release of a Washington Post reporter jailed in Tehran.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey needs to keep troops in northern Iraq after they thwarted a planned attack on its military training camp there this week by Islamic State militants.