World Summary: Syria claims Israeli strike

Syrian claims Israeli air force struck near Damascus

  • State TV says two Israeli air strikes on Sunday; IDF refused to comment. 

70 migrants killed in boat sinking off Yemen Red Sea coast

  • Sinking happened in bad weather on Saturday; most of the migrants said to be Ethiopian. 

Hong Kong leader expects 'furious resistance' to clearance

  • Chief Exec Leung said remaining protesters more radical; protest clearance likely this week

Large fire in Downtown Los Angeles 

  • Huge inferno at construction site closes roads; 250 firefighters at the scene.