Appointment of General Hossein Salami as head of the elite IRGC comes weeks after it was dubbed a terrorist group by US.
Prosecutors looking into allegations that Ghosn funnelled $15m in Nissan funds to a dealership in the Middle East.
Anti-establishment political novice beats President Petro Poroshenko with 73 percent of votes, preliminary results show.
Border security and regional issues on the agenda as Pakistan's Imran Khan set to meet Iranian leaders on two-day visit.
Speculation is simmering that Abe will call a snap lower house election in tandem with the upper house poll this year.
CHP organises rallies across Turkey after mob attacks Kemal Kilicdaroglu as he attends a soldier's funeral in Ankara.
The move comes after Israel blocked tax transfers to the PA earlier this year over payments to Palestinian prisoners.
Official figures reveal almost 10 percent increase in violence in first quarter of this year compared with 2018.
The move comes as the army chief announced that members of the ruling elite would soon be prosecuted for corruption.
Attack in Faryab province leaves 22 dead, after a week of heavy fighting forced dozens of Afghan forces to flee.
Gunmen attacked and briefly seized an army base overnight, killing soldiers and destroying vehicles.
Torrential rains submerge hundreds of houses in neck-high water and mud in Indonesia's easternmost province.
Belhassen Trabelsi is wanted in Tunisia where he is thought to have headed a clan that embezzled government funds.
Grieving relatives given sacks of earth to bury as they await identification of remains from plane crash.
Venezuelans and the world await the next moves by two adversaries maneuvering for an edge in the power struggle.
Algeria's state news agency says the new cabinet will include experts with no political affiliation.
Rashid, who died trying to tackle the attacker in New Zealand mosque attack, to be recognised for 'his courage'.
Lawyer seeking to appeal British teenager's citizenship revocation says efforts stalled after SDF's access denial.
Raids made to obtain material that may assist New Zealand police in their ongoing investigation.
The bridge connected the city's main train station with a road and was under repair, according to Indian media reports.
US president says he offered advice to Theresa May on the Brexit deal but the UK prime minister did not listen to him.
At least five Afghan soldiers were killed in what was supposed to be a precision air attack by US forces.
Senior US official says the change in description does not mean a change in their policy regarding the Golan Heights.
Saudi Arabia's human rights record has come under intense scrutiny since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.