New U.S. sanctions imposed on Moscow over its alleged poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in England with a military nerve agent are "categorically unacceptable," the Kremlin says.
Dozens of people, many of them children, were killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes on August 9 in Yemen's Saada province, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and local medical sources said.
The brother of Armenia's former prime minister Hovik Abrahamian was arrested on suspicion of illegal arms procurement and possession, Armenia's security service said on August 8.
The U.S. announcement of new sanctions against Moscow over its alleged use of a chemical weapon against a Russian ex-spy has roiled global markets and helped send the Russian ruble, bonds, and stocks plummeting.
The condition of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who has been on a hunger strike in a Russian prison for nearly three months, has worsened considerably, his lawyer and his cousin say.
Supporters of Pakistan's opposition political parties have rallied to protest what they claim were fraud and voting irregularities in last month's national elections, directly blaming the country's powerful military.
Before he became the victor in Ukraine’s 2014 snap presidential election, businessman Petro Poroshenko was scrambling to put together a winning campaign.
Eight Afghan civilians, including women and children, were killed on August 8 when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Balkh province, an official says.
Macedonian police say they have arrested seven people on suspicion that they fought alongside Islamist insurgents during the wars in Syria and Iraq.
Twenty amputees have kicked off a trek of more than 600 kilometers across Afghanistan to call for an end to the country's 17-year war.