Search and rescue workers are heading to an area in the eastern province of Papua, Indonesia, where pieces that may belong to a missing Indonesian passenger plane have been seen.
Officials in China now say at least 56 people were killed in powerful explosions in the port city of Tianjin Wednesday.
The United States is investigating reports an Islamic State attack earlier this week on Kurdish fighters in Iraq.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.
The Greek parliament approved a bailout deal for the country Friday.
Iraqi officials say a bomb explosion killed at least 67 people in a Shi’ite Muslim neighborhood of Baghdad Thursday.
A new study says only one in three Americans approves of how President Barack Obama dealt with the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.
Al Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reportedly has promised allegiance to the new head of the Taliban.
The U.S. flag will be raised Friday in Cuba.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced Wednesday that he has cancer.