Hillary Clinton says she is running for president in 2016 and wants to be the country's "champion."
Estonia's President Toomas Ilves has called for a permanent NATO force to be stationed in his country.
A Russian naval vessel has evacuated over 300 people of various nationalities from Yemen's port city of Aden.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged U.S. lawmakers not to interfere in talks aimed at reaching a comprehensive agreement to curb Iran's nuclear activities.
An Al-Qaeda spokesman has confirmed that two of its leaders were killed in U.S. drone airstrikes in Pakistan earlier this year.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be invited to attend the G7 summit of leading industrial nations in Bavaria this June.
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) says a record number of Afghan civilians have been killed in ground battles in the first three months of 2015.
Hackers have attacked the social media accounts of Iran's Arabic-language channel Al-Alam on April 12, posting material supportive of the Saudi-led air strikes against rebels in Yemen and claiming the rebel leader had been killed.
Russia's south Siberian region of Khakasia has declared an emergency situation as fires in the area have spread burning more than 100 buildings and homes and injuring at least 49 people.
U.S. President Barack Obama says he optimistic a comprehensive nuclear accord to curb Iran's nuclear program will be finalized despite strong words this week from the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Pope Francis has called the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman soldiers during World War I "genocide" at a Sunday mass where he marked the 100th anniversary of the tragedy.
U.S. police say the Capitol in Washington was locked down as a precaution after shots were fired nearby on April 11.