A top U.S. senator says advanced U.S. antitank weapons will allow Ukraine to better defend itself against Russian aggression as the conflict there enters its fifth year.
A top Kremlin adviser says U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit the White House.
An influential Republican senator has warned against pulling U.S. troops out of Syria, countering recent comments by U.S. President Donald Trump expressing hopes for a quick withdrawal.
The Iraqi cabinet on April 1 approved a plan to raise the nation's crude-oil production capacity to 6.5 million barrels per day (bpd) by 2022.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was "deeply moved" by a concert of South Korean pop musicians paying a rare visit to Pyongyang, state media reports on April 2.
At least 20 people have been killed in clashes between protesters and police in Indian-administered Kashmir, with more anti-Indian demonstrations planned for April 2.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have exchanged insults over recent clashes on the Gaza border that killed at least 15 Palestinians.
Afghanistan's election authorities have set October 20 as the date for long-delayed legislative and district council elections.
The U.S. and South Korean militaries began their annual joint exercises on April 1, following a monthlong delay for the Winter Olympics and while North-South talks took place.
More than 41,000 rebels and their family members have left eastern Ghouta as Syrian government forces and their allies consolidate power in the region, a Russian general has said.
Russian authorities say a billionaire businessman and two of his partners have been detained on suspicion of embezzling a large amount of state funds.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has visited her hometown in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by Taliban militants in 2012.