The UN says more than 108,000 people have been displaced in Afghanistan since the beginning of the year due to conflict and natural disasters.
The Russian Navy says a nuclear-powered submarine has successfully test-fired four intercontinental ballistic missiles on the country's northwestern coast.
Ukraine has showcased the firepower of the Javelin antitank missile systems given to it by the United States last month in a performance President Petro Poroshenko called "a dream come true."
A former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, said that NATO countries need to start paying more to protect themselves against Russia, though he added that China is the biggest threat.
At least 16 people have been reported killed and more than 30 wounded in an explosion in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, as the Taliban pushed ahead with their annual spring offensive across the country.
The Russian military says it has downed an unidentified drone approaching its Hmeimim air base in Syria.
The Syrian military said it has taken an enclave in Damascus from Islamic State (IS) militants that gives it full control of the capital for the first time since the civil war began in 2011.
President Vladimir Putin hailed Russia’s economic and military ties with India as he hosted the country’s prime minister in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 21.
The Taliban has warned Kabul residents to stay away from "military centers" as they vowed more attacks in the Afghan capital.
“Dirty” Russian money is undermining Britain's efforts to stand up to the Kremlin and supports President Vladimir Putin's campaign "to subvert the international rules-based system," a parliamentary report says.