Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with representatives of top military brass and defence industries at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, May 12
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) issued an audio recording on May 14 that it said was by its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, calling on supporters around the world to join the fight in Syria and Iraq or to take up arms wherever they live
US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for crucial talks in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 12 amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine, both sides said
Germany, France Responsible for Minsk Peace Process in Ukraine – Merkel
A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling to keep the economy afloat while battling Russian-backed separatists.
A Dallas-area white policeman seen in a viral video tossing a bathing suit-clad, black teenage girl to the ground resigned on June 9 from the McKinney Police force, local broadcaster Fox 4 and others cited his lawyer as saying.
A New York City plainclothes police officer was seriously injured when he was shot in the head on May 2 while attempting to question a man from his cruiser, and authorities said a suspect had been arrested and was in custody