The Iraqi government said it has launched an operation to seize control of Anbar province from Islamic State militants.
Kenyan officials say al-Shabab militants attacked a group of police officers late Monday near the border with Somalia.
The spy trial of American newspaper reporter Jason Rezaian began Tuesday in Iran.
Next month, Hong Kong residents will again remember the June 4, 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square in China.
China is making some of its missiles more powerful.
China’s navy is reported to have issued eight warning messages to a U.S. military spy plane.
The North Korean government has canceled a planned United Nations visit to the Kaesong Industrial Complex.
Iraqi security forces and several thousand Shi’ite militia members came together Tuesday outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that he will visit North Korea this week.
The United Nations Security Council has condemned fighting in two northern states in South Sudan.