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.
French film producer Albina du Boisrouvray was born into wealth and opportunity.
The food manufacturer Nestle has removed a product from sale in India because of safety concerns.
Chinese state media say former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been sentenced to life in prison after a secret trial.
The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has urged the Ukrainian people to move from demanding change to helping to create it.
The U.S. military chief said Thursday the United States is considering several locations to train and advise Iraqi troops.