U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, which he described as “defective at its core.”
Taliban militants have seized a district in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan after days of heavy fighting, local officials said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have met in China for unannounced talks ahead of an expected summit involving Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Russia’s State Duma has approved PrIme Minister Dmitry Medvedev for another term at the post on May 8, a day after President Vladimir Putin nominated him to continue as prime minister.
Armenia's parliament has elected protest leader Nikol Pashinian as the country's next prime minister in a 59 to 42 vote.
Oil prices surged to their highest levels since November 2014 as investors braced for U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on whether to withdraw from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers.
A Russian military helicopter crashed on May 7 over eastern Syria, killing both pilots, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
A Pakistani man has pleaded guilty in a U.S. court to failing to disclose that he lobbied in Washington between 2012 and 2018 on behalf of the Pakistani government, the Justice Department has said.
Russian figure skating star Yevgenia Medvedeva is leaving her longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who guided Olympic champions Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu.
Serbia's government has confirmed that Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic submitted a letter of resignation on May 7, citing personal reasons.
Dozens of oil-industry workers began a strike at the Qalamqas oil field in Kazakhstan's western region of Manghystau on May 7, demanding higher wages.
A jailed Uzbek journalist whose trial has been watched closely by human rights groups was convicted of calling for the government's overthrow but walked out of court a free man.