The International Olympic Committee has announced five finalists under consideration to hold the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
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.
Queen Elizabeth II is set to reach an important milestone this week – becoming Britain’s longest-ruling head of state.
Europe’s migrant crisis has brought the situation of hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflict or seeking a better life to the world’s attention.
Al-Qaida-led rebels killed 56 Syrian government soldiers during an attack on an air base in Idlib province.
Heavy rains in central and northern Japan caused major flooding Thursday.
Islamist rebels have captured a major airbase from Syrian government forces in the country’s northwest.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is calling for international representatives to closely watch her country’s general elections in November.