The foreign ministers of the five Central Asian nations -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan -- have signed a Program on Mutual Cooperation for 2018-19.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands and exchanged greetings as leaders gathered for a group photo at an Asia-Pacific economic summit in Vietnam.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 13 in Sochi, Russia, the Kremlin says.
A cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in late September likely originated from a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan, the French nuclear safety institute IRSN said.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says NATO defense ministers have agreed that Russia has "violated" a key nuclear arms-control treaty and have discussed ways to bring Moscow back into compliance.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says the Pakistani government has told the international charity to close its last remaining facility in the violence-plagued tribal region along the Afghan border.
The Russian state-funded TV channel RT says its American division has been given a November 13 deadline by the U.S. Justice Department to register under the U.S. foreign agents law.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says there has been no decision on whether President Donald Trump will have formal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an Asian economic summit this week.
NATO defense ministers during a second day of meetings are expected to decide to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan from the current 13,000 to 16,000 to aid the Kabul government in its fight against the Taliban.
A group of security and foreign policy experts says Western governments have been "limited and weak" in their response to the Kremlin's barrage of "hostile actions" towards democracies.
NATO defense ministers have gathered in Brussels to discuss strengthening the alliance's mission in Afghanistan and revamping its command structure in response to Russian threats.