One Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were wounded on August 25 in the conflict zone of the Donbas where Moscow-backed separatists continue to fight government forces.
Women in Iran will be allowed into a Tehran stadium to attend a men's football World Cup qualifier later this year, a Sports Ministry official has said.
French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to continue holding talks with Tehran in the coming weeks to try to defuse tensions over Iran’s nuclear program.
An Iranian court has sentenced writer and satirist Kioomars Marzban to 23 years and nine months in prison after convicting him of charges including cooperation with the United States.
Lebanon's military says two Israeli drones hit Hizballah's stronghold in south Beirut, while the Iran-backed Shi’ite movement says one of the aircraft damaged its media center.
Several thousand anti-government protesters have rallied in the center of Belgrade in support of Serbian Army pensioners who are threatened with eviction from a hotel where they have been living for 25 years.
The breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia has held a "presidential election" which the government in Tbilisi has called "another illegal action."
The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized nations are set to begin the second day of their three-day summit in France, with global trade tensions likely to be the focus of talks.
Russia’s ambassador to London, Aleksandr Yakovenko, has completed his assignment in Britain, the embassy has said.
Britain says it is sending a third warship to the Persian Gulf to defend freedom of navigation in the tense region.
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and its new principal conductor, 47-year-old Russian-born Kirill Petrenko, have performed Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 for crowds in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.
Russia says it has fired two missiles from submarines in the Arctic Ocean and the Barents Sea, hitting targets in the northern Arkhangelsk region and the Far East Kamchatka Peninsula.