Putin made the boast as European leaders considered more sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
The Pentagon told CNN that U.S. military forces conducted an operation against Al-Shabaab in Somalia Monday.
Prisoners say they don't know what charges they are facing when their trial begins within a month.
Pepper spray was used to break up pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong over China's decision to vet candidates.
The Syrian military and Islamist rebels clashed in the Golan Heights as loyalists attempted to recapture a border crossing.
Saudi Arabia announced it has stopped issuing visas to workers from three countries at the center of the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
Rick Perry distanced himself from a tweet sent from his verified account mocking the district attorney at the center of his indictment.