For another day, fighting in eastern Ukraine has kept international investigators from reaching the debris of the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down.
The White House says the United States could impose additional economic sanctions on Russia as soon as Tuesday.
Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 13 pro-government troops.
Russia's Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal that the U.S. has accused Russia of violating.
Hamas rulers have presented a list of demands to stop their fire on Israel in the Gaza war. Israel has said it doesn't want to reward Hamas for its rocket campaign, but has other reasons to oppose the demands — mostly based on security.
An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is stirring fear and canceling travel plans in Minnesota, where thousands of Liberians have immigrated over the years.
China's anti-monopoly agency has announced an investigation of Microsoft Corp., stepping up pressure on foreign technology companies.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is returning an award given to him by a Jewish American group in 2004, after the group asked for it back because of comments he made regarding the conflict in Gaza.
A Libyan fighter jet has crashed in the restive eastern city of Benghazi amid fighting between Islamist-led militias and forces loyal to a renegade army general.
Communist guerrillas Tuesday freed four police officers they abducted from a police station in the southern Philippines three weeks ago, the military said.
The West African airline that transported a passenger sick with Ebola last week says it's now suspending flights to the two cities hardest hit by the disease.
The group stoking fear among many Burundians includes stick-wielding men who sing patriotic tunes as they march through villages. As the youth wing of Burundi's ruling party, the group has become so powerful that watchdog groups believe its members carry out murders with impunity.
A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza Tuesday.
An opposition group says it will ask the European Union to step up its oversight of democracy in Hungary after the prime minster said he wants to transform the country from a liberal democracy into an "illiberal state."
Israel's military is urging residents in parts of the Gaza Strip to leave their homes, ahead of what appears to be a broadening of the three-week war. In phone messages, the Israelis warn, "What is coming will be worse."
Israeli military says 9 soldiers killed in Gaza war in separate attacks as violence mounts.
According to opposition activists in Syria, more than 2,000 Syrians have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting -- and almost half of them were pro-government forces.
Witnesses say a woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people.
South Korean students who survived April's deadly ferry disaster say they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after their cabins were flooded.
The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and is reminding all countries that buying this illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions.