Taliban militants have reportedly killed dozens of Afghan security forces in fresh attacks on several government targets.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet with his counterpart from Russia on September 13, U.S. sources told news agencies.
French police have detained a man believed to be an Afghan national after seven people were injured in a knife attack in downtown Paris, judicial sources told news agencies and local media.
Baku has criticized Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian over his latest statement concerning the future status of Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region disputed by Armenia and Azerbaijan.
China is carrying out a "mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations" against its mostly Muslim Uyghur minority population, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says.
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack near a procession in the Afghan capital commemorating the death of a revered resistance leader that killed at least seven people.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic has won his second straight major tennis title by defeating Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in the U.S. Open.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif issued a Jewish New Year greeting to Jews in Iran and around the world on Twitter amid a time of heightened tensions between Iran and Israel.
Russia has agreed to continue to supply weapons to Armenia, the Caucasus country’s prime minister, Nikol Pashinian, told the Kommersant newspaper in an interview.
During a visit to Skopje, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has voiced support for Macedonia's upcoming referendum over former Yugoslav republic's official name change.
Police in Germany have detained two Afghan suspects in the death of a German man in the eastern city of Kothen.
Britain will catch two men accused of using the Novichok nerve agent in the English town of Salisbury if they ever step out of Russia, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said.