Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he will visit China and Vietnam to sign economic and financing deals, as the OPEC nation struggles to make ends meet at a time of low oil prices.
Four advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in Germany on Friday for the jet's first-ever training deployment to Europe, where they will train with allied air forces and U.S. services through mid-September, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement.
Raghad al Sous braved bombings in Syria to keep studying at school before fleeing in 2013 to rejoin her mother, who had been granted refugee status in Britain.
The UN said it will host another round of Libyan peace talks in Geneva next week, stressing that completing an agreement was a matter of "extreme urgency".
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to governments to step up their response to Europe's migrant crisis and the discovery of migrant bodies in an abandoned truck in Austria.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday about attacks from Russian-separatist forces in the eastern part of the country, the White House said.
A "terrorist blast" in a Shi'ite village in Bahrain killed a policeman on Friday, the country's interior ministry said.
Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra, the UN said, after international condemnation of the act claimed by the extremist IS group.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved the makeup of the provisional government that will run the country until November 1 elections, including for the first time pro-Kurdish MPs.
Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party would get 25 percent of the vote in a Sept. 20 snap election, versus 22 percent for the conservative New Democracy party, a University of Macedonia opinion poll showed on Friday.