Kurdish forces in northern Syria say they have full control of a border town believed to be a path in from Turkey for Islamic State (IS) fighters and supplies.
Pakistan says its troops crossed the border into Afghanistan Tuesday to rescue a severely wounded Afghan soldier.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of former president Mohamed Morsi.
The son of a former US president and the brother of another launched his campaign for the presidency Monday.
The president of Sudan flew home from South Africa Monday, ignoring a court order to remain in the country.
The U.S. military says it is investigating whether an American airstrike in Libya killed a militant leader said to be linked to al-Qaida.
The president of Georgia declared Monday a day of national mourning for victims of flooding in the capital, Tbilisi.
Kurdish militias are moving closer to a Syrian town near the border with Turkey.
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is calling on President Barack Obama to work with Congress to rescue a free-trade bill.
Central Asia has increasingly become a source of foreign fighters for militants operating in the Middle East, especially the self-declared Islamic State.