Ukraine has granted citizenship to the daughter of a former Russian prime minister and a well-known journalist.
Forces supporting Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi have retaken an important military base from Houthi rebels.
The Malaysian transport minister says a part of a plane found on an island in the Indian Ocean last week is from the same kind of aircraft as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.
Officials in Myanmar say 46 people have died in several days of flooding and landslides.
The value of stocks on the Athens Stock Exchange dropped sharply Monday after the exchange opened for the first time in five weeks.
The Taliban officially confirmed Thursday that its founder and leader, Mullah Omar, is dead.
The Nigerian army said Thursday it rescued 59 women, children, and older men who had been captured by Islamic militants.
Afghan government officials said Wednesday that Taliban chief Mullah Omar is dead.
Turkish warplanes bombarded Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Wednesday.
Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil appeared in a court in Harare Wednesday.