The White House declared the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.
Chile's president marked the 41st anniversary of the coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power .
Barack Obama's vow to take the fight to jihadists will expand a US-led air war already underway and likely require deploying more special forces.
War is not the way to address injustice, Pope Francis said.
In order to stop the bloodshed and stabilise the situation in southeast Ukraine, I believe that the parties to the conflict should immediately agree on and coordinate the following steps: Vladimir Putin.
Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin called the video purporting to show Kazakhstani citizens fighting in Syria an information manipulation.
At least 16 Kazakhstanis are know to have joined the extremist militants of the Islamic State of Iraq.
Chinese lawmakers have approved a national day to commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko have agreed to solve the Ukrainian crisis peacefully, via negotiations and that mistakes like forcible takeover would not happen again.
Israel and Palestinian militants resumed fire across the Gaza border, sparking panic across the war-torn enclave and halting truce talks.
Australians are becoming key players in the successful "social media wars" being waged from Iraq and Syria, the country's spy chief has warned.
Two men lean on the smouldering wreckage of a Ukrainian airforce plane. They poke among the debris, looking for anything of value. Using an iron bar, one of them moves a Kalashnikov rifle to reveal what appears to be a charred human limb.
Two retired military officers were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Catholic bishop during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship.
A magistrate has postponed Tuesday's scheduled start of an operation to exhume a suspected mass war grave on Sri Lanka's east coast after police said they needed more preparation time, an official said.
Japan loosened the bonds on its powerful military, proclaiming the right to go into battle in defence of allies, in a highly controversial shift in the nation's pacifist stance.
After a 60-year break 88-year-old veteran-tankman from Kazakhstan's Karaganda Ismail Galiulin showed that good skill never fades away.
The death toll from a military offensive in a flashpoint town in east Ukraine rose to at least 34, officials said Tuesday, amid fresh warnings of civil war and the shutdown of a major airport in the region.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon flew into South Sudan Tuesday to demand an end to a brutal four-month-old civil war that has sparked dire warnings of genocide and famine.
European leaders are desperately pushing a new peace bid for Ukraine as the country slipped towards what its interim president warned Monday was already a "war" in the face of spreading violence.
More than 30 people were killed in a "criminal" blaze in Ukraine's southern city of Odessa, as violence spread across the country during the bloodiest day since Kiev's Western-backed government took power.