Iraqi security forces on Sunday made a break through to the town of Amerli after more than two months of being sieged by the Islamic State militant group, security sources said.
Russian and Ukrainian officials confirmed that a prisoner swap had taken place on the northeastern border with Ukraine. 'Nine Russian paratroopers were given to the Russian side' on Saturday evening. A few hours later, 63 Ukrainian soldiers were handed over by Russia.
At least 450 people were injured when clashes broke out between police and protesters after a 17- day long peaceful sit-in in Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad on Saturday night, local media reported Sunday.
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II Monday.