Kurdish militias are moving closer to a Syrian town near the border with Turkey.
Central Asia has increasingly become a source of foreign fighters for militants operating in the Middle East, especially the self-declared Islamic State.
Chinese state media say former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been sentenced to life in prison after a secret trial.
The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has urged the Ukrainian people to move from demanding change to helping to create it.
The world soccer organization, FIFA, said it has suspended the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup.
A suicide attacker exploded a bomb Wednesday near the ancient Karnak temple in southern Egypt.
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Germany Monday.
Leaders of seven industrial countries have opened a second day of talks in Germany.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party lost its majority in Parliament in voting on Sunday.
The internationally-recognized president of Yemen says talks set for Sunday about the future of his country will not include Houthi rebels.