The chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist political party has been executed for crimes committed during the country's 1971 war of liberation against Pakistan.
A car bomb attack has killed 11 people and wounded several dozen in eastern Afghanistan.
A producer for a U.S. television sitcom that appears to make light of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre has apologized, saying the show was unaware of the reference.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has achieved "a turning point” in the fight against terrorist groups in Syria thanks to the "efficiency and high quality" of its weapons.
The Kremlin says the leaked financial and legal documents known as the Panama Papers were "stolen," and defended the use of the kind of offshore firms detailed in the trove of materials.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has described Afghanistan and Nigeria as "fantastically corrupt."
A car bomb has struck a police vehicle in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, killing three people.
Italian officials say police have arrested two Afghan men and a Pakistani as part of an investigation into a militant cell suspected of planning attacks in Italy, France, and Britain.
The acting deputy governor of Ukraine's Odesa region, Maria Gaidar, has left the post to become an adviser to Governor Mikheil Saakashvili.
Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima this month -- the first serving U.S. president to travel to the site of the world's first atomic-bomb attack.
Moscow authorities have detained a man from Russia's Tatarstan region on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria and Iraq.
Officials in Russia's Far East say a memorial honoring Russian military officers killed in Syria has been vandalized.