At least 70 people were killed in a string of barrel bomb attacks Saturday on the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the opposition-run Aleppo Media Center.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had a bicycle accident in France on Sunday and was flown by helicopter to a hospital in nearby Geneva, Switzerland, for examination, said State Department spokesman John Kirby.
Police shot a man dead and detained two other people outside a Singapore hotel Sunday where a high-level security summit was being held, according to a statement from Singapore police. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter had been attending the summit on Saturday.
Israel's newly elected Knesset is barely two months old, and for all the challenges it has faced -- including international pressure for a two-state solution, a struggle to form a coalition, and a plan to segregate buses that brought widespread criticism -- the legislative body is already enjoying one major success: There are more women in Knesset now than there have ever been before.
He'd been a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side as president of Georgia, then became an even more vocal and damning critic after leaving office. Now Mikheil Saakashvili is back -- in a new country, with a new role unlikely to please the Russian leader.
A U.S. citizen sentenced to life in an Egyptian prison for his role in demonstrations in support of ousted former President Mohamed Morsy has been released to go back to the United States, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo said Saturday.
When is a ceasefire not a ceasefire? That remains the question Ukraine has been asking itself since February, when an agreement calling for a truce was signed by Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian separatists, France and Germany in Minsk, Belarus. That seemed to calm tensions but it certainly did not stop violence along Ukraine's front lines with the breakaway separatists in the east.