Up to 300,000 people could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, the UN says.
The London 2017 World Athletics Championships lose a third board member as managing director Sally Bolton steps down.
A court in Indonesia sentences seven men to between three and five years in jail for supporting the Islamic State (IS) group.
Shares in Deutsche Bank continue to fall on Tuesday despite assurances from the bank that its balance sheet is rock solid.
American Pie singer Don McLean pleads not guilty to a domestic violence charge and will not appear in court later this month.
North Korea has restarted plutonium reactor and could have stockpiles in weeks - US spy chief
Valencia boss Gary Neville says his team must beat Espanyol on Saturday to stop an alarming slide down the La Liga table.
Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
There is a tangled web of ownership and management of services on the German railway line where two trains have crashed, killing nine people.
French MPs decide to write into the constitution the process of giving the state emergency powers, but most MPs fail to turn up for the vote.
Toyota Motor will begin tests of hydrogen as a power source at production facilities as early as this year, aiming to tame rising carbon dioxide emissions by expanding on its experience as the developer of the first fuel cell car on the market. (Nikkei)
Japanese researchers have found rare metals on the seabed at a depth of about 5,500 meters to south of the country. (NHK)
The Japanese government decided at a cabinet meeting Tuesday to withdraw its recommendation of Christianity-related historic facilities and sites in Nagasaki and Kumamoto prefectures for addition to the UNESCO World Heritage List. (Jiji Press)
A recent rise in oil prices is a "false dawn" and the oversupply of crude is set to worsen, according the International Energy Agency.
McDonald's Corp.'s Japan business forecast that it will return to full-year profitability for the first time in three years, as the company deploys new measures in an attempt to win back customers after being hit by a series of food crises. (the-japan-news.com)
A man dies after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace in London, police say.
Officers of the Metropolitan Police Department's special weapons squad subdue a "terrorist" during a counterterrorism drill at Tokyo Dome on Tuesday. (the-japan-news.com)
A Bosnian Serb general, described as commander Ratko Mladic's right-hand man during the Bosnia war, dies in custody in The Hague.
Taxi hailing app Uber says it is to try to improve its relationship with London's black cabs by letting them use its app for nothing for a year.
Former Liverpool boss Roy Evans says the club must stop taking fans for granted as the row over ticket prices continues.