Government critics in the Afghan capital have pledged to continue their demonstrations, despite a deadly crackdown by security forces.
Mushahid Hussain heads the Defense Committee of the Pakistani Senate and is chairman of the Pakistan China Institute, an Islamabad-based nongovernmental organization.
U.S. Senate leaders called on the House of Representatives to vote on the Senate's bill to impose new sanctions on Russia and Iran even as the legislation hit a roadblock in the House.
Police disperse people protesting to recoup their lost investments.
American aid worker Mary MacMakin has been living on and off in Afghanistan for the past 50 years, and she has no intention of leaving anytime soon.
Iran’s vice president and head of the Environmental Protection Organization, Massoumeh Ebtekar has warned of the deteriorating condition of some of the country’s wetlands to “dangerous” levels because of Turkish dams.
The Islamic Republic’s biggest adversaries in the Middle East, Israel and Saudi Arabia are reportedly in secret talks to start official economic ties, according to the Times of London.
Helmut Kohl served as chancellor of West Germany from 1982 to 1990, and of a reunited Germany to 1998, the longest-serving German chancellor since Otto von Bismarck.
Iran's support to Shi'ite groups in Iraq is obstructing efforts to bridge the sectarian divide ahead of a parliamentary election next year, Iraqi Vice President Iyad Allawi said on Friday.
The U.S Senate voted on Thursday for legislation that will impose new sanctions on Russia and Iran. The upper chamber of Congress passed the measure 98-2.