A case has been filed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf opposition leader Imran Khan and Tahir Ul Qadri over Saturday night's protests in Islamabad; the two leaders have been charged under anti-terror laws.
Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.
Ukraine's military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of "direct and open aggression".
Iran held serious discussions with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday about issues that are part of an investigation into suspicions Tehran has conducted atomic bomb research, official media reported on Monday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" in which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow separatists.
Prime Minister David Cameron will announce new laws on Monday to try to stop radicalised Britons returning from Syria and Iraq launching attacks on British soil, after a video purportedly showed a London-accented man beheading a U.S. journalist.