Kyrgyz forces were reported pulling out of a village after an unsuccessful raid to try to arrest the country's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev at his residence in an operation that left one serviceman dead and dozens of people injured.
US President Donald Trump has been taking a more measured approach than other hawks in his cabinet, and it might be paying off.
The start of Afghanistan's election season was marred by deadly violence, just hours after President Ashraf Ghani insisted "peace is coming" to the war-torn nation.
Since French President Emmanuel Macron took the office in May 2017, at least 15 ministers have left their posts for issues ranging from corruption allegations to accusations of forging documents.
Peace may be closer than ever in Afghanistan, as the Taliban and the US get ready for talks on June 29 with the aim of reaching a peace deal before the country’s presidential elections in September.
Although the ruling party candidate won the first democratic transition to power since 1960, he's also a close confidante of his predecessor who came to power after instigating a coup in 2008.
As the president steps aside and his fellow coup instigator and former army chief of staff looks set to win the election, Mauritania could struggle to shake the military’s iron grip on power.
If Trump’s royal invitation to the UK was meant to stir political tensions, it seems the US president has done a good job.
Taiwan said on Monday China should "sincerely repent" over bloody crackdown of pro-democracy protesters three decades ago.
Solidarity will not bring justice for the Palestinians at a time when they have been abandoned by their neighbours.
Memes, songs and slogans are driving the countrywide protests, but some people have started to differ on the language and choice of words used, exposing the fault lines among the demonstrators.
Robust annual wage growth of around 10 percent has raised the average gross monthly salary to 970 euros but poverty and income inequality remain among the highest in the EU, largely due to weak progressive taxation.
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