Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the country's economic problems were the result of internal mismanagement by the government and not just U.S. pressure.
After Pakistan's cricket hero-turned-politician Imran Khan claimed victory in July in the country’s tense general election, Pakistani religious minority groups started bracing for a fight.
More than 3,000 Yezidi women and girls are still unaccounted for after the Islamic State attack in 2014 that left nearly 10,000 dead or kidnapped.
French hotel and restaurant owners are lobbying the government to regularise more illegal migrants in order to fill 100,000 jobs for which they have found no French takers.
The UN urged Israelis to allow emergency fuel into the Gaza Strip to prevent hospital closures and sewage overflows within the next four days.
India has ordered the inspection of at least 9,000 shelters for abandoned and orphaned children after a wave of sex abuse scandals shocked the country.
The Sunday earthquake in Indonesia killed at least 131 people and damaged tens of thousands of buildings, just a week after another tremor in the holiday island of Lombok killed 17 people.
Horrifying sexual crimes against women and girls are an epidemic in India, which has quickly become known as "the rape capital of the world."
After two consecutive years of increasing economic growth, Afghanistan’s economic recovery threatens to slow down, the World Bank says.
Hundreds of thousands of tea plantation workers in eastern India went on a three-day strike demanding a 50 cent increase in their daily wage.
Twenty Afghan amputees, some in wheelchairs and others on crutches, began a gruelling trek of hundreds of kilometres across Afghanistan.
European signatories of the nuclear deal with Iran released a joint statement condemning the United States’ reintroduction of sanctions against Tehran.
Syria's government is to set up a committee to coordinate repatriating millions of its nationals who fled the country's seven-year conflict.
A mysterious rebel group made up of Venezuelan civilians and military on Saturday claimed responsibility for an "assassination" attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
Brazil's leftist Workers' Party nominated its charismatic founder Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for the upcoming presidential contest.