Hezbollah launches operation in Syria

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah group said on Friday its fighters had begun an operation against militants on both sides of the country's border with Syria.

Palestinian man killed in Jerusalem

A Palestinian man died after being shot in the head in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood near the Old City on Friday

Caged child fighters in China spark debate

A disturbing video of two 12-year-old boys fighting in a mixed martial arts cage in China has sparked impassioned online debate over the plight of orphans in the country.

2 more dead in Venezuela clashes

Two people were killed in clashes Thursday in Venezuela during a nationwide strike against President Nicolas Maduro