The family of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he has successfully undergone open-heart surgery in London -- the 66-year-old's second major cardiac medical procedure in five years.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he wants to normalize relations with Russia but doesn’t understand what kind of a "first step" Moscow was expecting from Ankara.
The United States says two of its service members were injured over the weekend, one each in Iraq and Syria.
An expert for the European Union's top court says employers in the bloc may legitimately prohibit Muslim staff from wearing head scarves on the job, provided the ban is based on a “policy of religious and ideological neutrality” in a company.
A new report on global slavery ranks Uzbekistan and Pakistan among the five worst offenders in terms of the number of people forced into modern slavery.
Russia says it will join an international police operation against hooligans at the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in France.
Twitter suspended a string of popular parody accounts lampooning Russian officials, sparking outrage among their followers and accusations that the social-media giant is bending to pressure from the Kremlin and its allies.
At least one person was killed and two injured after part of an apartment block collapsed in Russia.
The death toll from migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean last week has been revised upward to at least 1,000.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said President Vladimir Putin's planned trip to China will give powerful new impetus to ties between the two nations.
Iraqi military officers say pro-government forces battling their way into Fallujah have repelled a counterattack by Islamic State (IS) militants in the city’s south.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has condemned the "outrageous" flogging of up to 35 young men and women in Iran last week after they were caught holding a graduation party together in Qazvin, north of Tehran.