Cameroon kills more than 20 Boko Haram fighters
Cameroon soldiers killed at least 27 Boko Haram fighters.
Obama opening 2-front campaign on Syria
The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another.
German police: Train crash death toll up to 11
Police in southern Germany say the death toll from Tuesday's head-on train crash in Bavaria has risen to 11.
State TV: Teacher shoots 6 dead in Saudi Arabia
A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday.
49 deaths reported after riots in Mexican prison
A prison in northern Mexico is ablaze and local media say numerous inmates appear to have died.