The husband of a British-Iranian charity worker detained in Iran for more than a month has called on British authorities to bring her home
The United States says the Islamic State (IS) group's chief military official in the western Iraqi province of Anbar has been killed in an air strike by a U.S.-led coalition.
Investigative journalists posted online for the first time a searchable database revealing offshore assets of wealthy politicians and celebrities.
Reports from Iraq say a car bomb has exploded in the eastern city of Baquba, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 40.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says around six Iranian military personnel have been taken captive in Syria following May 6 clashes with Islamist insurgents that left 13 "military advisers" dead and more than a dozen injured.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on May 9 that European Union membership was Turkey's strategic goal and that he hoped the visa liberalization deal with the bloc would accelerate Turkey's accession process.
Russia and the United States have agreed to “redouble efforts” to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict and extend a truce across the country.
Moscow authorities have removed an improvised memorial near the Kremlin where Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was gunned down last year.
Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan has issued a vague denial after a media outlet close to the military said it had recently test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile.
Tajik authorities say they have detained four suspected supporters of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group who were allegedly planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the country during the celebrations marking Victory Day on May 9.
A Russian opposition activist has been forcibly admitted to a psychiatric clinic in the southwestern city of Voronezh.
Six policemen have been wounded in a militant attack at a security checkpoint in Russia's North Caucasus region of Chechnya.