A U.S. official says Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend travel and other restrictions on five top Taliban members.
Reporters are following the story of Muslim Rohingya and Bangladeshis as they go overseas in search of a better future.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter said corruption scandals within the world soccer organization have brought “shame and humiliation” on the sport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday he his hopeful Iran and a group of world powers can reach a final agreement on his country’s nuclear program “within a reasonable period of time.”
A Human Rights group says that the Islamic State militants have executed 20 people in the ancient Roman theater in Palmyra, a UNESCO World heritage site.
A heat wave in India has killed more than 1,100 people in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
United States officials have brought charges against current and former leaders of FIFA, the group that governs the sport of football around the world.
The Iraqi government said it has launched an operation to seize control of Anbar province from Islamic State militants.
Kenyan officials say al-Shabab militants attacked a group of police officers late Monday near the border with Somalia.
The spy trial of American newspaper reporter Jason Rezaian began Tuesday in Iran.