On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region.
Top European Union official Donald Tusk said Monday his appearance in a Polish court in a case relating to the 2010 plane crash that killed Poland's president and 95 others is about "important matters."
Dozens of prisoners at a detention center in southern Yemen controlled by the United Arab Emirates say they have started a hunger strike to protest their indefinite detention without charges or trials.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is arguing in a U.N. appeals court that his convictions and 40-year sentence for masterminding Serb atrocities throughout the Bosnian war should be overturned because of a string of legal errors, and that he should be given a new trial.
Cambodia's government and a major conservation group say the number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats.
A leading international rights group is warning of a humanitarian crisis in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula amid severe restrictions on the movement of people and goods due to a massive security operation against Islamic militants.