Representatives of Yemen’s government and the rebel Houthi group held their first direct talks this week in Geneva, Swtizerland.
Military officials in Pakistan say at least 20 militants were killed Friday in an airstrike in a northwestern border area.
Two more foreigners in Thailand are being tested for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
The number of deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in South Korea has risen to 23, officials said Thursday.
Swiss officials are investigating possible money laundering incidents connected to the planning of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup events.
Debate on voting rights in Hong Kong started Wednesday in a legislative meeting on the proposed electoral reform.
Egypt’s leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ordered the pardons of 165 people on Wednesday.
Kurdish forces in northern Syria say they have full control of a border town believed to be a path in from Turkey for Islamic State (IS) fighters and supplies.
Pakistan says its troops crossed the border into Afghanistan Tuesday to rescue a severely wounded Afghan soldier.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of former president Mohamed Morsi.