More than 230 bodies of people believed to have been killed
by Islamic State militants have been found in a mass grave in
Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province, a group monitoring the
country's war said.
The United States plans to restore diplomatic relations with
Cuba more than 50 years after they were severed, a major
policy shift after decades of hostile ties with the
communist-ruled island, President Barack Obama said.
Comedian Bill Cosby, who has been the subject of dozens of
sex abuse allegations over the past two months, will not be
charged in connection with a 1974 sexual molestation claim,
the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
At least 132 students and nine staff members were killed when
Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of
Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest
massacre the country has seen for years.
Ukraine's separatist east passed the night into Tuesday
(local time) without any shooting, President Petro Poroshenko
said, hailing the first such stretch of calm as a positive
sign for the next steps in a peace plan.