Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to continue strikes in Syria despite the risk of sparking a conflict with Iran via its Syrian and Lebanese proxies.
Turkey continues its crackdown on opponents with its incursion into Syria, detaining dozens of pro-Kurdish party leaders and leftist politicians.
Two Isis fighters who were dubbed part of the Beatles have reportedly been captured in Syria. Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were detained by Kurdish forces.
Over 19,000 children are thought to have been recruited, often by force, by armed groups on all sides of South Sudan's brutal civil war.
America's long-serving B-52 set a record for the number of guided bombs dropped from the plane in a series of strikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 384 people, including 94 children, have been killed in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region since 29 January.
Billions set to be spent in 2018 to help train local forces as well as sending in more US troops.
Warren Clark took traditional approach to becoming a terrorist - by sending his CV with a formal application letter.
Nato is considering a renewed commitment to a long-term training mission in Iraq as the US puts pressure on its European allies to help hold the country against Isis militants.
North Koreans lucky enough to own a mobile phone can play patriotic shoot-'em-up as propaganda war moves into video games.
Power in pariah state of North Korea is a family affair as Kim's little sister moves further into world spotlight at Winter Olympics.
Washington and Pyongyang swap nuclear warnings again as they accuse each other of ratcheting up tensions on Korean peninsula.
Poland's president says he will sign a bill outlawing suggestions the Polish nation or state was complicit in Nazi crimes.
Russia is hailing a pilot who killed himself with a grenade to avoid capture in Syria as a national hero. Major Roman Filipov was awarded the Hero of Russia medal.
London-born Lucas Kinney stars has appeared in a new al-Qaeda propaganda video where he appeals for jihadists to join the fight against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Arabic.