A Russian military helicopter carrying five people was shot down in the north of Syriaâ€™s rebel-held Idlib province on Monday, the Russian defence ministry said. Russian air forces are supporting President Bashar al-Assad in Syriaâ€™s five-year-old civil war.
US officials have revealed that a collection of weapons was stolen from the Panzer Kaserne base near Stuttgart earlier this month and couldnâ€™t be located, leading to concerns that the arms may have ended up on the black market â€“ or in the wrong hands.
Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination Thursday with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise," taking her place in history as the first woman to lead a presidential ticket.
On a night pulsating with emotion, Clinton declared, "When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit."