Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accused India of putting "unacceptable" conditions on holding talks with Pakistan amid increased tensions between the South Asian neighbors.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has criticized Russia for being "the instigator and major participant" in the ongoing deadly conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Russia and the United States have traded angry accusations over the attack of a Syrian humanitarian aid convoy, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for a no-fly zone in some parts of northern Syria.
The U.S. Treasury Department has granted licenses to Airbus and Boeing to sell jet planes to Iran in multibillion-dollar deals.
A Syrian warplane has crashed near the capital, but it's unclear if it was shot down or came down because of a technical fault.
Armenia celebrated the 25th anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union with a military parade in Yerevan.
Iraqi lawmakers have voted to dismiss Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari.
A man wielding a knife has been shot and wounded by security officials outside Israel's Embassy in the Turkish capital.
The spokesman for Russia's Investigative Committee, Vladimir Markin, says he "decided" to resign from his position.
An alleged militant for the Islamic State (IS) group has been detained in Russia's Tatarstan region.
An Azerbaijani official has rejected criticism by Council of Europe experts over proposed changes to Azerbaijan's constitution that will be voted on in a national referendum on September 26.
A founding member of the Russian dissident art collective Voina (War) has been released from custody in the Czech Republic.