Amid criticism from Russia, officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Paris for the launch of a new initiative targeting the perpetrators of chemical attacks.
A Russian court has convicted Soviet-born New York real-estate developer and socialite Janna Bullock of large-scale fraud and money laundering and sentenced her to 11 years in prison after a trial in absentia.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 22, telling him that it was an honor "to be in Israel's capital, Jerusalem."
A court in Moscow has ordered the closure of a foundation that was the bulwark of opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's presidential campaign.
The Iraqi Oil Ministry says it is set to sign an agreement with U.S. energy company Orion to extract natural gas at an oil field in the south of the country.
Senior Afghan security officials say at least 30 people were killed in an attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel by Taliban militants, and they warn that the death toll could climb higher.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack on a major luxury hotel in Kabul that left at least 18 people dead although reports suggested the final death toll could still be higher.
Jordan's King Abdullah II has voiced "concerns" over the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed upon the issue.
Kurdish militia officials say Turkish air attacks in the Afrin region of northern Syria have killed at least 10 people, mostly civilians.
A British tourist says he was brutally assaulted by a group of young men in central Kyiv who he believes targeted him because of his appearance.