Militants kill at least 19 as they storm Pakistan university

Soldiers holds their caps as a helicopter flies past during an operation, after a militant attack at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan, January 20, 2016. Reuters/Fayaz Aziz

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Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian sniper fire

An Israeli soldier wounded at Gaza border is brought to a hospital in Beersheba, Israel, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. The Israeli military said it deployed tank fire and an airstrike on targets in Gaza after its troops came under attack by Palestinian snipers as they were on patrol on the Israeli side of the border. ( AP Photo/Dudu Grunshpan)

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American, South African hostages killed in Yemen

FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 file photo, Luke Somers, 33, an American photojournalist who was kidnapped over a year ago by al-Qaida, poses for a picture during a parade marking the second anniversary of the revolution in Sanaa, Yemen. Somers has been killed in a failed rescue attempt, his sister said Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Lucy Somers told The Associated Press that she and her father learned of her 33-year-old brother Luke Somers’ death from FBI agents at 0500 GMT (12 a.m. EST) Saturday. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

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Islamic militants attack Chechen capital; 20 dead

An investigative committee minivan parked outside the burned publishing house in central Grozny, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. A gun battle broke out early Thursday in the capital of Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, puncturing the patina of stability ensured by years of heavy-handed rule by a Kremlin-appointed leader. The violence erupted hours before Russian President Vladimir Putin began his annual state of the nation address in Moscow. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev)

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Obama authorizes air strikes in Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the humanitarian relief situation in Iraq, at the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington August 7, 2014.        REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the humanitarian relief situation in Iraq, at the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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