The International Olympic Committee has announced five finalists under consideration to hold the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
The United States is warning North Korea against “irresponsible provocations” after North Korea said it had restarted normal operations at its Yongbyon nuclear center.
Taliban fighters have raided a prison in eastern Afghanistan.
Egyptian security forces have killed 12 people, including Mexicans, in Egypt’s western desert.
Malaysian officials say they have arrested three people in connection with the deadly bombing last month in Bangkok, Thailand.
The United States Senate has blocked a resolution to reject the agreement between world powers and Iran.
The United States said Thursday it will accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year.
Al-Qaida-led rebels killed 56 Syrian government soldiers during an attack on an air base in Idlib province.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says his country’s economy is facing “a number of difficulties and downward pressure.”
Heavy rains in central and northern Japan caused major flooding Thursday.