Debate on voting rights in Hong Kong started Wednesday in a legislative meeting on the proposed electoral reform.
Egypt’s leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ordered the pardons of 165 people on Wednesday.
Scientists say sea levels are rising and will continue to do so into the future.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) will be added to the country’s nuclear supply this year.
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.