The militant group claimed two major cities in Iraq and Syria, showing both the Iraqi army's weaknesses and the militant group's growing power.
Zimbabwe became the first team to visit the country after international cricket was banned in early 2009.
He went to see him two nights in a row in London.
The leading U.N. investigator of sex crimes in war zones says violence against women is central to the Islamic State's ideology.
Two weeks of clear blues put a smile back on Beijing residents' faces. Officials say air quality is improving.
Young voters in particular are coming back to cast their votes.
India's alarming number of traffic deaths and road violations gripped the nation earlier this month.
Faraj Bayrakdar, a Syrian poet who spent four years in the prison, once dubbed it a "kingdom of death and madness."
Some of the magnificent ruins now at risk of destruction by the Islamic State