Death toll for refugees making Mediterranean crossing hits record high, IMO says

US House of Representatives passes bill to block commercial aircraft sales to Iran

Over dozen dead as bombing rips through wedding in western Iraq

P5+1 must avoid steps undermining nuclear deal: Iran IAEA envoy

Congo’s President Joseph Kabila picks opposition lawmaker Samy Badibanga as new premier

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls admits far-right leader Le Pen could win 2017 presidential election

Plight of Australia's natives 'worsening' despite government pledges

US President Barack Obama calls on Donald Trump to stand up to Russia

Russia says began contact with Donald Trump’s team on Syria

US Senate set to extend Iran sanctions: McConnell

European Union conditionally waives visas for Ukrainians

South Korea parliament to appoint special prosecutor to investigate President Park Geun-hye

Director of US National Intelligence James Clapper to step down

Turkey set to scrap prime minister position in new system: Minister

Iraqi military troops liberate eastern Mosul district from Daesh grip

Myanmar bars American photographer from own show on Rohingya plight

Russian authorities starts blocking LinkedIn over violating data storage laws

US military getting weaker, smaller: Heritage Foundation

Islamic Movement in Nigeria holds funeral for victims of government brutality