Chinese authorities are working quickly to reach survivors still trapped under a passenger ship that capsized — or turned over — in the Yangtze River late Monday.
Police in northern Afghanistan said Tuesday unknown gunmen have shot dead at least nine employees of an aid agency.
Boko Haram militants have again attacked the Nigerian city of Maiduguri.
Indian officials are blaming extremely hot weather for more than 2,000 deaths in the country.
A U.S. official says Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend travel and other restrictions on five top Taliban members.
Reporters are following the story of Muslim Rohingya and Bangladeshis as they go overseas in search of a better future.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday he his hopeful Iran and a group of world powers can reach a final agreement on his country’s nuclear program “within a reasonable period of time.”
FIFA President Sepp Blatter said corruption scandals within the world soccer organization have brought “shame and humiliation” on the sport.
A Human Rights group says that the Islamic State militants have executed 20 people in the ancient Roman theater in Palmyra, a UNESCO World heritage site.
A heat wave in India has killed more than 1,100 people in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.