Swedish appeals court upholds detention order for Assange

The decision by the Svea Court of Appeal means that the arrest warrant stands for the 45-year-old computer hacker, who has avoided extradition to Sweden by seeking shelter at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012.

Airstrikes hit aid convoy in Aleppo province

An official with the Syrian Red Crescent says aid trucks operated by the group and destined for a rebel-held area in Aleppo province has been hit by an airstrike, as warplanes resumed their bombings in Aleppo province.

World leaders at UN approve plan for refugee crisis

The issue of what to do about the world’s 65.3 million displaced people took center stage at the U.N. General Assembly with leaders from the 193 member states converging on New York for the first-ever summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants.