The son of a former US president and the brother of another launched his campaign for the presidency Monday.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of former president Mohamed Morsi.
Pakistan says its troops crossed the border into Afghanistan Tuesday to rescue a severely wounded Afghan soldier.
Kurdish forces in northern Syria say they have full control of a border town believed to be a path in from Turkey for Islamic State (IS) fighters and supplies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) will be added to the country’s nuclear supply this year.