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.
Refugees from Syria and other countries in conflict are making their way from Hungary to Germany and other parts of Western Europe.
Britain said Tuesday it would consider more airstrikes against militants in Syria if they meant stopping likely terror attacks against British interests.
Turkish fighter jets carried out more airstrikes against Kurdish militants Tuesday morning.
North and South Korea have agreed to restart a program to permit the reunion of families separated by the Korean War.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is calling for international representatives to closely watch her country’s general elections in November.
Russia, the United States and other countries are hurrying to control Earth’s northernmost territory: the Arctic.
The United Nations says conflict in the Middle East and North Africa are keeping more than 13 million children in nine countries from attending school.
China’s President Xi Jinping has announced military cuts at a parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War Two.