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.
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.