At least 36 civilians were shot dead by militants in Afghanistan's Ghor province, authorities confirmed on Wednesday."The victims were kidnapped by militants after security forces and allied local uprising fighters .
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have won an international diplomatic prize for their part in a historic agreement on Iran's nuclear program, organisers announced Monday.
Iraqi forces are pushing on toward the center of the strategically-important al-Hamdaniya district in the northeast of Iraq’s Nineveh Province, as part of operations to liberate the province’s capital, Mosul, and its nearby areas from the Daesh terro
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the group’s fighters will remain in neighboring Syria until they achieve the final victory over foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants and purge the crisis-hit Arab country.
At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia, Russia's Investigative Committee said Saturday.Investigators said in a statement that an Mi-8 helicopter carrying 22 people had crashed Friday night.
Gunmen wearing suicide vests attacked government targets in the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk and killed 16 at an Iranian-run construction site further north on Friday as troops advanced on jihadist bastion Mosul.
The Taliban and the Afghan government restarted secret peace talks in September and have held two rounds of discussions in Qatar, Britain’s Guardian newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous sources.