President Vladimir Putin says Russia says it is close to an agreement with OPEC countries to cap oil production, and that a final decision will be made at a meeting this month.
NATO's top commander said the massive influx of refugees into Europe is providing cover for terrorists and criminals and that poses increasing danger for an attack.
The UN's special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, has said peace talks have been pushed back by two days to March 9 to allow the cessation of hostilities to "settle down."
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis have turned out for the funeral of an executed former police officer who assassinated a governor in 2011.
Ukraine says three of its servicemen have been killed and five wounded in the country’s east.
Ukraine has banned government officials from publicly criticizing the work of state institutions and their colleagues.
President Emomali Rahmon has warned Tajik citizens of a potential drought this year, urging them to save water and stock up on food.
President Hassan Rohani has called for foreign partnerships to boost Iran’s car industry, and said the sector must be privatized to improve its competitiveness.
The United States says two Pakistani employees of the U.S. consulate in the northwestern city of Peshawar have been killed in an explosion.
An appeals court in the Swedish town of Sundsval has sentenced an Uzbek citizen to life in prison, increasing his initial sentence of 18 years for an assassination attempt on an imam.
A Ukrainian pilot imprisoned and on trial in Russia has threatened to go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict.
Afghan security forces have pulled back from more Taliban strongholds in southern Afghanistan, continuing a withdrawal that began in February when they abandoned two districts in Helmand Province after months of heavy fighting.