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.
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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) will be added to the country’s nuclear supply this year.
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.