Two Israeli soldiers were also killed as Hezbollah militants launched rockets and missiles into the contested Golan Heights region early Wednesday.
Fighting between Israel and Hezbollah claims three lives and heavy rains in Southern African have displaced a quarter million people, most of them in Malawi.
The UN celebrates the promised release of 3,000 child soldiers in South Sudan, Kurdish victory in Kobani and the AU considers fighting Boko Haram with peacekeepers.
“The targets are fresh ones, but Russia’s end goal remains the same: to seize more territory,” Ambassador Samantha Power told the U.N. Security Council.
At the U.N. Security Council the United States accuses Russia of assisting in the weekend assault on the city of Mariupol, Ukraine.
Despite strong evidence of crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic, questions remain about which court should handle the caseload.
Cuba? Boko Haram? Al-Qaeda? Climate change? A look at the foreign policy topics that did or did not make it into President Obama’s State of the Union speech.
Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are reporting their lowest number of new infections in months.
The U.N. reports major progress in halting the West African Ebola outbreak and Houthi insurgents appear to pull off a successful coup in Yemen.