Hundreds of opposition activists attended an anticorruption protest in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku.
Supporters of Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny are set to take to the streets in dozens of cities across the country on October 7 for protests that could trigger harsh crackdowns by police.
Pakistani police say the death toll from a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in the country's southwest has increased to 24 after four victims died at a hospital overnight.
U.S. authorities say three men have been arrested on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for the extremist Islamic State (IS) group.
The Kremlin has again warned that some U.S. media operations in Russia may be restricted in response to reported pressure on Russian state-funded outlets in the United States.
Former Iraqi President and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani has been buried in his hometown of Sulaimaniya.
Spanish politician Pedro Agramunt has announced his resignation as president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Media reports say U.S. investigators have interviewed a former British spy who compiled a salacious dossier of allegations about purported contacts between U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
Media reports say hackers backed by the Russian government stole highly sensitive U.S. espionage tools in 2015 after a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) contractor placed the classified materials on his home computer.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said most foreign troops will be able to leave the country "within four years."
The United States says it is "deeply disturbed" over the arrest by Turkish authorities of a local employee working at its consulate in Istanbul.