U.S. President Donald Trump says he has "the absolute right" to pardon himself in an inquiry about possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, and reiterated his claim of innocence.
A subway workers' strike has slowed transport in the Georgian capital, where protesters demanding the government's resignation were gearing up for a fifth day of demonstrations.
Afghan security officials say a suicide bomb explosion hit a gathering of the country's top religious body in Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding nine.
An Iraqi court has sentenced a French woman to life in prison for membership in the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.
India and Pakistan exchanged fire across the Line of Control (LoC) that divides the disputed region of Kashmir, Indian officials say, days after the two neighbors agreed to uphold a 2003 cease-fire agreement.
Almost 3.7 million children in Afghanistan are unable to go to school due to ongoing conflict, poverty, and discrimination against girls, the United Nations’ Children's Fund (UNICEF) says.
NATO’s Saber Strike 18 exercises involving some 18,000 troops from 19 nations will begin on June 4 in Poland and the Baltic states, as the Western alliance looks to boost readiness on its eastern flank.
Authorities in Pakistan say an official in the northwestern tribal region was shot dead and three local security personnel injured in an ambush by assailants in a mountainous area.
The Pentagon on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to carry out an offensive against Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States that control the country's north-east.
Former Chief Justice Nasir-ul Mulk has been sworn in as the caretaker prime minister for an interim period of two months, after the Pakistani government completed its term for only the second time in the country's history.
Apple is no longer complying with a Russian ban on Telegram and is now providing an updated version of the popular messaging service through its App store for iPhone users, Telegram said.
The top Islamic official in Tajikistan has declared boxing and fighting sports "without rules" to be "haram" -- forbidden under Islamic law.