An Iranian lawmaker strongly rejected the claims made by a number of Afghan officials about Iran’s support for Taliban terrorist group, saying any relationship between Tehran and Taliban is absolutely impossible.
A Pakistani female lawmaker threatened to burn herself after she was harassed by male colleagues in the parliament.
Geographical boundaries have split Iranians and Afghans, but they are two peoples with a common culture and language, says an Afghan poet who has become the first refugee in Iran to assume an official position.
At least 32 people were killed and 50 injured after nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, police have said, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways.
20 people have been and 50 wounded so far after a bomb struck a market in Pakistan's tribal belt bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, Pakistani health and government officials said.
Most Iranians have either watched South Korean TV series and films, or at least heard about them, thanks to Persian-speaking satellite channels and, of course, those of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. But North Korea’s cinema is not so popular.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry extended its condolences to Kyrgyzstan over a plane crash that has killed 37 people.
The Philippines may start importing apples from Iran once test analysis and sampling have been approved, the country’s Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
A group of ISIS militants have stormed into a religious school in Deh Bala area in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, and kidnapped 13 seminary teachers, local officials said.
Eleven children were injured on Wednesday when a man with a knife attacked them at a kindergarten in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.