The Islamic State group has posted pictures on the Internet that, it says, show the destruction of a 2,000-year-old temple in Palmyra, Syria.
Asian stock markets closed down sharply Monday.
Two giant pandas were born Saturday at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo in Washington, DC.
Police are searching thousands of homes and buildings in Bangkok for clues in a bomb attack at a religious shrine a week ago.
French President Francois Hollande has given the country’s highest award — the Legion of Honor — to three Americans and a Briton.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed his military on high alert and declared a “quasi-state of war” in areas near the country’s border with South Korea Friday.
Thai officials have issued an arrest warrant for a foreign man wanted in the bombing that killed at least 22 people Monday at a shrine in Bangkok.
Islamic State militants in Syria have beheaded the former director of antiquities in Palmyra.
German lawmakers have approved a $95 billion bailout deal for Greece.
The social media company Facebook has opened its first African headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa.