Leaders of Greece and Macedonia say they have been working hard to settle their decadeslong dispute over the name Macedonia.
A series of moderate earthquakes struck near the Iran-Iraq border and other areas of Iran on January 11, most of them occurring in the same region hit by a major quake in November that killed over 530 people.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has alleged that anticorruption crusader Aleksei Navalny is being supported by the United States in his election bid.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “won this round” in the latest standoff with the United States and South Korea over his nuclear and ballistic-missile programs.
The president of the UN Security Council says members are considering a visit to Afghanistan to get a better understanding of the war-torn country's prospects and needs.
Afghan officials say the country’s president has issued pardons to 75 prisoners loyal to Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a warlord who signed a peace deal with the Kabul government in 2016.
Protesters have rallied in several Pakistani cities amid widespread public outrage over the rape and killing of a 8-year-old girl.
A prominent opposition activist from Russia's North Caucasus region of Ingushetia has been detained upon arrival to his native region.
Macedonia's parliament has adopted legislation extending the official use of the Albanian language to the entire country.
Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to visa-free travel between the two Central Asian countries and other border-crossing measures, according to Tajik media.
In a newly released video, a long-jailed brother of the late former leader of the banned Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) says he was released from prison in October after 23 years behind bars.
Moscow authorities have once again removed an improvised memorial near the Kremlin where Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in 2015.