The United Nations Security Council has voted in favour of a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, with the United States abstaining.
Russian ambassador to Turkey was on Monday shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in the Turkish capital city, Ankara.
A Russian military plane with 40 people onboard crashed in the country's northeast Siberia on Monday, according to local news agencies.
At least 13 people were killed when a blast hit a bus in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday.
The United States on Friday offered $25 million for any information leading to the arrest of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, more than double the amount it previously offered.
Russian President Vladimir Putin supervised his intelligence agencies' hacking of the U.S. presidential election and turned in Donald Trump's favor, Reuters reported citing U.S. Officials.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in on Monday as the ninth United Nations Secretary-General, pledging to improve the world body's ability to respond to global crises after taking the oath of office.
The U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, Fox news reported citing sources close to the transition.
Pakistan has named a new chief for its powerful military intelligence agency known as ISI, two weeks after its military head was replaced.
At least 25 people were killed when a bomb exploded at largest Coptic cathedral in Egypt's capital city Cairo on Sunday.