French President Emmanuel Macron has called on all parties in Iraq to dismantle militias, including the government-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF).
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said he was open to talks with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Huthi rebels, as his supporters fought the rebels in the capital, Sana’a.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the Prosecutor-General's Office to review the implementation of laws and regulations affecting the right of Russian citizens to assemble and demonstrate freely.
U.S. President Donald Trump has repeated his denials that there was any collusion between his presidential campaign and agents of the Russian government.
At least two Afghan security officers were killed and 10 other people, including soldiers and civilians, were injured in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on December 2.
Syrian air defenses intercepted at least two Israeli missiles fired at a government “military position” in Damascus Province, state media reported on December 2.
The United States has said it “strongly condemns” the attack by the Pakistani Taliban on an agriculture university in Peshawar that killed 12 people and injured 35 others.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Vienna next week, with Syria and Ukraine to be on the agenda, a senior State Department official has said.
Portions of the 2018 World Cup draw broadcast were censored in Iran because authorities decided co-host Maria Komandnaya's clothing was too revealing.
The Kosovar justice minister says Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has been removed from an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia.
Nikola Gruevski, the leader of Macedonia’s VMRO-DPMNE, says he plans to step down “soon” as the head of the country’s conservative opposition party.
Convicted Bosnian-Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak died of cyanide poisoning, Dutch officials said on December 1.