South Africa’s defense minister says the government will deploy soldiers to prevent further violence, after a series of attacks on foreigners in Johannesburg and Durban.
The United States and the Philippines have launched their biggest joint military exercise in 15 years.
China’s President arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit.
European Union officials gathered in Luxembourg on Monday to discuss the sinking of a crowded boat in the Mediterranean Sea.
The militant group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility for bombing a United Nations bus in northern Somalia.
Yemen’s Shi’ite rebels made progress Tuesday in southern Yemen fighting with militias loyal to the country’s current president.
An airplane carrying 150 passengers and crew crashed Tuesday in the French Alps.
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will not reduce troop numbers in Afghanistan this year.
Afghanistan’s leaders are in the United States this week.
The governor of the Japanese island of Okinawa has ordered work suspended at the planned home of a new United States military base.