NATO members signed an accord with Macedonia on Wednesday allowing the tiny ex-Yugoslav republic to become the 30th member of the US-led alliance after a deal with Greece ended a 27-year-old dispute over its name.
Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Maciej Lang held a meeting with his Iranian counterpart after Tehran denounced a decision by the European country to host an anti-Iran summit organized by the United States, according to IRNA.
Iran will work with India and Pakistan to bring the region closer to peace and security by resolving the dispute over an Indian national detained by Pakistan on spying charges, Iran's foreign minister has told Indian television.
Russia’s giant energy company Gazprom, which is involved in massive gas exports to Europe, has reached an agreement with European Union antitrust regulators, in what could settle long-running disputes over the company’s pricing mechanisms and its reluctance to allow competition in Eastern Europe.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Japan’s wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women constituted “crimes against humanity,” saying the case is not closed despite a deal between South Korea’s former president and Japan that seemed to resolve the dispute.
A recent alleged hacking of Qatar's official state news agency has sparked a row with its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf, with analysts predicting that it could even fuel old tensions in the region.