Russian President Vladimir Putin says more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) will be added to the country’s nuclear supply this year.
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.
Pakistan says its troops crossed the border into Afghanistan Tuesday to rescue a severely wounded Afghan soldier.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of former president Mohamed Morsi.
The son of a former US president and the brother of another launched his campaign for the presidency Monday.
The president of Sudan flew home from South Africa Monday, ignoring a court order to remain in the country.
The U.S. military says it is investigating whether an American airstrike in Libya killed a militant leader said to be linked to al-Qaida.
The president of Georgia declared Monday a day of national mourning for victims of flooding in the capital, Tbilisi.
Kurdish militias are moving closer to a Syrian town near the border with Turkey.
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is calling on President Barack Obama to work with Congress to rescue a free-trade bill.