30 people were killed and at least 800 injured by a powerful earthquake that struck a sparsely populated area in southern Iran.
U.S. and South Korean forces remain on heightened alert for a possible North Korean missile test, as Pyongyang continues to make war-like threats against Washington and Seoul.
About 400,000 Syrians have registered as refugees across Lebanon, according to the United Nations, but many more are undocumented.
United States and South Korean forces have raised their alert level in anticipation of a possible North Korean missile test.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in at a ceremony with thousands of cheering, flag-waving spectators in the capital, Nairobi.
North Korean workers failed to show up for work Tuesday at the Kaesong joint industrial zone with South Korea, after Pyongyang suspended operations at the last direct economic link between the two nations.
A U.S. effort to revive Israel-Palestinian peace talks continues Monday with Secretary of State John Kerry holding talks with both Israeli and Palestinian officials.
North Korea says it will pull its more than 50,000 workers out of the Kaesong joint industrial zone with South Korea, cutting its last link with Seoul.