UNITED NATIONS —
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution urging the immediate deployment of U.N. monitors to oversee the evacuation of thousands of civilians from the war-ravaged Syrian city of Aleppo.
A gunman believed to be an off-duty policeman shot and killed Russia's ambassador to Turkey Monday night in Ankara.
The next chapter in the tumultuous U.S. presidential election plays out Monday, with voting in the Electoral College expected to officially confirm that billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump will become the country's 45th president.
An Indonesian military plane crashed into a mountain near Wamena, Papua, Sunday, killing all 13 people on board.
A suicide bomber killed at least 48 Yemeni soldiers Sunday in the southern port city of Aden, as top Arab and Western diplomats met in neighboring Saudi Arabia to discuss the conflict in Yemen.
President Barack Obama says that after government officials realized Russia had hacked the Democratic National Committee email system, he told Russian President Vladimir Putin to "cut it out" during a G-20 meeting in China in September.
The Chinese Navy has seized a U.S. naval underwater drone from international waters in the South China Sea.
The White House pointedly suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized cyberattacks to impact the U.S. presidential election even as President-elect Donald Trump complained about attempts to undermine his victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton.
STATE DEPARTMENT —
In Donald Trump's view, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s experience in striking global oil deals is such an asset that the president-elect nominated him as secretary of state.