Heavily armed Taliban militants attacked Afghanistan’s parliament building Monday as lawmakers met inside.
European Union foreign ministers officially agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months.
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.
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.
Swiss officials are investigating possible money laundering incidents connected to the planning of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup events.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) will be added to the country’s nuclear supply this year.