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A Turkish gendarmerie carries a young migrant, who drowned in a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos, in the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey

'My children slipped through my hands': Syrian father of drowned boy

The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach Wednesday whose image shocked the world said his children "slipped through my hands" as their boat was taking in water en route to Greece.

Iran leader says nuclear deal rests on lifting sanctions

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that there could be no nuclear deal with the West if sanctions imposed on Tehran are not lifted.

Israel targets Hamas base after bullet fire from Gaza

The Israeli army said its air force had attacked a Hamas military position in the Gaza Strip overnight from which bullets had been fired at homes in southern Israel.

Arrest warrant issued for Guatemala's president: prosecutor

A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Guatemala's President Otto Perez, who faces prosecution for allegedly masterminding a huge fraud scheme, a prosecutor said, a day after he was stripped of his immunity.

First Tamil to lead Sri Lanka opposition in 32 years

A Tamil lawmaker is to lead the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament for the first time in 32 years, the speaker of the House said Thursday.