Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Four policemen were killed and several others wounded Monday in separate clashes with suspected jihadists in Tunisia, which has seen a surge in radical Islam since the 2011 uprising.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Dozens of Syrian refugees poured into Turkey on Monday after Ankara reopened the border, fleeing intense fighting between Kurdish fighters and jihadists in northern Syria.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticized a forthcoming United Nations report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, calling it a waste of time.
Kurdish fighters advanced Saturday to the outskirts of a key Syrian border town held by the Islamic State group, as Turkish forces sought to prevent thousands fleeing the fighting from crossing the frontier.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
A Turkish mother, 36, shot dead her daughter, 17, after finding out that she was three months pregnant, media reports said on Saturday.
Taliban fighters overran multiple checkpoints in a nighttime raid in Afghanistan's volatile southern Helmand province, killing at least 20 police officers as the battle raged into Saturday, authorities said.
Pakistani police on Saturday foiled an attack on a senior counter-terrorism official and killed four militants in the southern port city of Karachi, police said.
United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon on Saturday warned of a worsening rights situation across Central Asia, as he ended a visit to energy-rich Central Asia in ex-Soviet Turkmenistan.
Washington has transferred six inmates from its Guantanamo Bay prison to Oman, the Pentagon said Saturday, as part of a drive by President Barack Obama to close the controversial jail.