A U.K. court recently awarded Iraq $3 million compensation for buying fake bomb detectors from a British businessman. The detectors have no functioning electronics, but Iraq is still using them. Why? (RFE/RL's Radio Farda)
Afghan government mistakes and weaknesses have aided the Taliban’s advances in Helmand. This key province in southern Afghanistan is central to the insurgents’ drive to return to power.
Afghan forces are trying to hold off a Taliban offensive that has effectively besieged the capital of Afghanistan’s largest province.
The family of a pregnant Afghan girl who was burned to death last month has held a funeral for her in Kabul.
A Syrian swimmer living in Germany is striving for Olympic glory -- but she and others on the Refugee Team competing in Rio hope they can achieve far more than mere medals. (Reuters/IOC/UNHCR)
Kyrgyzstan's Izzat Artykov and Kazakhstan's Karina Goricheva earned bronze medals in Rio Olympics men's and women's weightlifting contests, respectively, on August 9.
In the wake of one of this year’s most devastating attacks on civilians in Pakistan, critics and politicians are once again questioning Islamabad’s counterterrorism policies.
A dancing Usain Bolt, tears on the podium, and a bronze medal for Georgia. Here are some highlights from an eventful day three at the Rio Olympics.
A top Iranian security official says a January cash payment by the United States was unrelated to the landmark nuclear deal, as speculation continued to swirl around the timing of the transfer.