Iraqi special forces began their assault into more urban neighborhoods of Mosul, the military's latest push to drive IS from the city.
Police say 39 survivors have been found and two crew members arrested on suspicion of a shipping violation.
Authorities in Turkey detained 11 pro-Kurdish lawmakers including party co-chairs as part of ongoing terror-related investigations.
Vincent Brooks, the commander of US forces in the Republic of Korea, lays out plans for the deployment.
Zika outbreaks have spread very quickly in the last two weeks in Vietnam's southern region.
South Korea President Park Geun-hye took sole blame for a scandal involving her confidante, Choi Soon-sil.
US Secretary of State said he is confident about bilateral relations with the Philippines, notwithstanding a difference here or there.
The developments come after Pakistan and India each expelled an embassy staffer from the other country for spying.
The appointment came over two months after the embassy's number-two diplomat defected to the Republic of Korea.
In his first audio message in nearly a year, the Islamic State leader urged followers not to fight till death.