The United Nations says conflict in the Middle East and North Africa are keeping more than 13 million children in nine countries from attending school.
China’s President Xi Jinping has announced military cuts at a parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War Two.
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church has called on priests to forgive what the church considers a serious sin, abortion.
North Korea’s National Defense Commission has denied apologizing for a landmine explosion that injured two South Koreans.
A former Congolese rebel leader has pleaded not guilty to charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in the Hague.
More than 2,000 people have been unable to travel from the main international train station in Budapest, Hungary.
Europe is trying to deal with what is being called its biggest wave of migrants since World War Two.
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says a suspect matching the description of the bomber of a shrine in Bangkok has been arrested.
Reuters news agency reports that Lebanese protesters occupied the environment ministry in the capital Beirut on Tuesday.
Thai officials are seeking two additional people in connection with their investigation of a deadly bombing in Bangkok.