The internationally-recognized president of Yemen says talks set for Sunday about the future of his country will not include Houthi rebels.
Leaders of seven industrial countries have opened a second day of talks in Germany.
American experts and investors are closely watching political, military and economic developments in the South China Sea.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday that 9,000 Russian troops are in the rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine.
Islamic State militants have closed a dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq.
An Egyptian appeals court ruled that former President Hosni Mubarak must face a retrial on murder charges.
The number of dead continues to increase three days after a ship capsized in China’s Yangtze River.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Islamic State group has suffered many losses in the past nine months.
Gunmen shot and killed two police officers Wednesday, near Egypt’s famous pyramids in Giza.
South Korea said it has tested a ballistic missile able to strike any target in North Korea.