Two US Army Rangers who were killed in fighting with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan this week may have been hit by friendly fire, according to the Pentagon.
A US commando has reportedly been killed, and three others wounded, following a raid on suspected militants linked with al-Qaeda, in Yemen.
Fidel Castro, former president of Cuba, and one of the world’s longest-serving leaders, has passed away at the age of 90.
Two US soldiers have reportedly been wounded, after a roadside explosive was detonated during a regular patrol, in eastern Afghanistan.
At least 21 people, including three civilians, have been killed, following a suspected US airstrike against Islamic State militants, in Afghanistan.
At least six people are believed to have been injured, following an attack on a convoy, carrying foreign tourists, in western Afghanistan.
Three police officers have reportedly been shot, and are feared dead, in Baton Rouge, in the US state of Louisiana.
Two police officers have been killed, and another wounded, after being shot by a gunman, outside a courthouse, in the US state of Michigan.
At least three suicide bombings struck, across different cities, in Saudi Arabia, in what appeared to be a coordinated attack.
At least 12 people have been killed, and a further 50 people kidnapped, by suspected Taliban militants, in a series of attacks, on highways, in Afghanistan.