A group of senators, led by Bernie Sanders, plans to re-submit a draft bill to stop US support for the war in Yemen.
Cork-based staff of pharmaceutical multi-national Pfizer will carry out strike action next month over an ongoing pension dispute.
The strike took place on a camp near Shebeeley Hiran in central Somalia, US Africa Command said.
Thousands of U.S.-bound Central American migrants resumed their northern journey on Thursday, Mexico City officials said, part of a growing group of would-be asylum seekers who say they are fleeing violence and poverty back home.
Venezuela freed on Thursday two French, two Colombian and one Spanish journalist detained in recent days while covering the political turmoil engulfing President Nicolas Maduro.
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it removed pages, groups and accounts tied to Iran for using and coordinating fake accounts.
The U.S. military said on Thursday it had killed 24 militants in an air strike on Wednesday in the vicinity of Shebeeley in central Somalia.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he will ask a senior executive with national oil company Pemex to leave his position as an investigation into corruption allegations facing him and two other officials proceeds.
Venezuela will sell 15 tonnes of gold from central bank vaults to the United Arab Emirates in coming days in return for euros in cash, a senior official with knowledge of the plan said, in an effort by the troubled OPEC member to stay solvent.
France, Germany and Britain have opened a new channel for non-dollar trade with Iran to avert U.S. sanctions, although diplomats say it is unlikely to allow for the big transactions that Tehran says it needs to keep a nuclear deal afloat.