Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants.
Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.
Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt on Sunday after the president approved his deportation, but there's no official word on jailed colleagues Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed.
North America has an "enormous interest" in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday during a weekend meeting with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico.
The government-held town of Debaltseve, Ukraine, has been without power, water and gas for at least 10 days, prompting many to flee from an intense artillery duel between government and Russian-backed separatist forces.