Iraqi officials say a bomb explosion killed at least 67 people in a Shi’ite Muslim neighborhood of Baghdad Thursday.
Al Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri reportedly has promised allegiance to the new head of the Taliban.
An Egyptian group linked to Islamic State said Wednesday it executed a Croatian citizen it kidnapped last month.
Investigators have found parts of what might be a Russian missile in the area where a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed last year.
Turkey’s military said Tuesday that warplanes had carried out airstrikes against 17 Kurdish rebel targets in southeastern Turkey.
Zimbabwe has partly ended restrictions on big game hunting around Hwange National Park.
The Taliban is taking responsibility for a suicide car bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Several people were killed in Turkey Monday after a series of attacks on police officers and soldiers.
A group that says it is linked to al-Qaida is claiming responsibility for killing a blogger in Bangladesh.
The International Monetary Fund says sanctions linked to the crisis in Ukraine could end up hurting Russia’s economy.