A recent escalation of fighting in eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling of vital civilian infrastructure."
Russia's Defense Ministry says it has successfully tested one of the "invincible" missiles that President Vladimir Putin said earlier this month could deliver a warhead at hypersonic speed and pierce US defenses.
By Radina Gigova, Kareem Khadder and Gul Tuysuz, CNN
A father looks with horror at his three young daughters, teetering on the destroyed edge of a bombed building in northern Syria. One of them, Reham, 5, grabs the shirt of her 7-month-old sister Tuqa in an attempt to save her from falling from the rubble.