A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria’s state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility .
Libyan rescue workers have in recent days recovered 87 dead bodies of drowned refugees that washed up on a western beach, media reports say.The bodies started washing up on the beach of Libya’s Sabratha city on Friday.
Members of Afghanistan’s Hazara community began the task of burying more than 80 people killed in Saturday’s suicide attack in Kabul with many blaming political leaders for security failures that led to the massacre.
At least two people were killed and 14 others wounded in a shooting early Monday at a Florida nightclub, US broadcaster NBC reported. Police confirmed that the incident occurred at Club Blu in Fort Myers, which US media said was holding a par
Four Chinese officials in north China’s Hubei province were suspended on Sunday for alleged dereliction of duty as public pressure over “ineffective rescue efforts” mounted following the deadly floods that left more than 200 dead.