Kyiv seeks more weapons as fighting intensifies in east Ukraine
KYIV (Reuters) -Russia has stepped up attempts to break through Ukraine's defences with heavy fighting in the east of the country, underlining Kyiv's need of more Western weapons, Ukrainian officials said on Friday.
Israel hits Gaza as conflict flares after West Bank clashes
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israeli jets struck Gaza overnight on Friday in retaliation for two rockets fired by Palestinian militants, further escalating tensions after one of the worst days of violence in the occupied West Bank in years.
Guard killed in shooting at Azerbaijan's embassy in Iran
A security official was killed and two people were wounded when a shooter opened fire at Azerbaijan's embassy in Iran, Azerbaijan's foreign ministry said on Friday.
Haiti police block streets, break into airport to protest officer killings
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) -Haitian police officers on Thursday blocked streets and forced their way into the country's main airport to protest the recent killing of officers by armed gangs expanding their grip on the Caribbean nation.
India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in Himalayas -document
A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along their contested frontier there as Beijing ramps up military infrastructure in the region.
Russia's war on Ukraine latest: Russia steps up strikes after tanks pledged to Ukraine
The danger of Russian air attacks remained high on Friday, Ukraine's military said, a day after Russian missiles and drones killed at least 11 people in what appeared to be a response to promises by Western allies to supply Ukraine with tanks.