World News Brief

Greece submits reform plans to lenders; Indonesian president holds firm on executions; US and South Korea to conduct annual joint military exercises; UN climate change panel head resigns following sexual harassment claims; ISIS kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria; and more 

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Greece Submits Reform Plans

Violence in Eastern Ukraine stalls troop withdrawal; Tony Abbott to toughen Australian citizenship law; Japanese agriculture minister resigns; Greece plans economic reforms to dodge bankruptcy; ISIS claims responsibility for Libyan bombings; and more 

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Fresh Violence Stalls Ukraine Withdrawal

Ukraine cease-fire brokered; Burma revokes voting rights for Muslim Rohingya; Taiwan prison standoff ends with suicide; Al Jazeera journalists released on bail; suicide bombers target Niger border town; and more 

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New Ukraine Cease-Fire Reached

EU and Russian leaders meet to negotiate peace in Ukraine; Chinese president Xi Jinping to make first state visit to US; Australian police thwart alleged ISIS attack; Western embassies pull out of Yemen; Greek Pm wins vote of confidence; and more 

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EU, Russian Leaders in High-Stakes Ukraine Summit

At least 13 killed in failed hostage rescue in Yemen; China sentences eight people to death; Japanese economy slows even more than anticipated; US and NATO end combat mission in Afghanistan; six Guantanamo detainees released to Uruguay; and more 

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Thirteen Killed in Failed Hostage Rescue

ISIS significantly weakened by air strikes in Iraq and Syria, says John Kerry; Taiwan's Kuomintang party chairman resigns; Japan launches six-year space mission; 

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Kerry Says ISIS Significantly Weakened

Putin scraps $40 billion gas pipeline project; Hong Kong's Occupy Central leaders turn themselves in; rescue effort continues in Bering Sea after South Korean fishing boat sinks; Ukraine and Pro-Russian separatists reach agreement 'in principle'; early elections expected for Israel; and more 

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Putin Scraps South Stream Pipeline Project