The United Nations officially opened a new office in Seoul Tuesday to document human rights abuses in North Korea.
Kurdish-led forces in Syria have captured a town once held by the Islamic State group.
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.
Two more foreigners in Thailand are being tested for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
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.