Two opposition figures have won seats in the next parliament in Belarus, the first time the opposition will be represented in parliament in 20 years.
The director of the Central Intelligence Agency is again warning about Russia's computer hacking abilities, saying the country has "exceptionally capable and sophisticated cyber-capabilities."
Azerbaijani authorities have released an opposition activist from jail, just weeks after his detention prompted international criticism in Europe, North America, and elsewhere.
Zviad Gogotchuri has won gold in the judo competition in Rio, giving Georgia its first-ever gold at the Paralympics.
Saudi Arabia has launched a Persian-language satellite television channel broadcasting the hajj, following tensions with Iran over the annual pilgrimage.
Gunmen have killed a doctor who was a senior member of Pakistan’s polio eradication campaign.
Turkish air strikes killed 20 Islamic State militants in northern Syria, Turkey’s military said on September 11.
Turkey has removed local mayors believed to support Kurdish militants and appointed new administrators in 24 municipalities, mostly in the largely Kurdish southeast, a provincial governor’s office said on September 11.
Croats cast ballots in parliamentary elections for the second time in less than a year, a vote that may prolong political uncertainty in the European Union's newest member state.
Russian film director Andrei Konchalovsky has been awarded the Silver Lion -- the Leone d'Argento -- award for best direction at the 73rd Venice Film Festival.
President Barack Obama has praised the diversity of the United States and called on Americans not to be divided by their enemies, as he helped mark the 15th anniversary of the worst terrorist attacks to hit U.S. soil.
The woman who appeared in an iconic 1945 photograph that has become an emblem of victory in World War II has died at the age of 92.