Tens of thousands of Syrians are fleeing increasing violence in Aleppo province.
The UN says at least 66,000 people have been displaced in recent weeks, as Syrian army offensives against ISIL gather pace.
Yemen: Protesters march as US intensifies air strikes
The US is stepping up its fight against Al Qaeda in Yemen.
It has conducted more than 30 airstrikes over the past two days.
And in the capital Sanaa, thousands of demonstrators have been marching in support of the Houthi rebel group
Khazir, Iraq - The Red Cross says five children and two women are being treated for exposure to chemical weapons near the Iraqi city of Mosul.
US-backed Iraqi forces are fighting to push ISIL out of the city.
Colombia's FARC rebels begin disarming under peace deal
Colombia's FARC rebels have begun turning in their weapons to the United Nations in specially designated zones. The rebels signed a peace agreement with the government late last year, ending Latin America's longest-running conflict.
Syria's war: Aleppo's displaced angry at world leaders
While talks involving the government and Syrian opposition continue in Geneva, on the ground civilians continue to suffer.
One week into the talks, the possibility of a resolution remains uncertain.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports
Lebanon: Deadly clashes in Palestinian refugee camp
The UN has condemned the violence in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, which left at least one person dead and another four wounded on Tuesday. Leaders of the armed factions have tried to carry out several ceasefire agreements.
Israel's Netanyahu and military blamed over 2014 Gaza war: report
A two-year inquiry into the 2014 Gaza War by Israel's official watchdog, the State Comptroller, has found the government failed to explore diplomatic solutions that could have avoided the seven-week conflict.