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.
Chinese military has unveiled a range of new weapons, including long-range missiles, amid calls by its top officials to be combat-ready following a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal that struck down China's "historical rights".
Thousands of illegal settlers, accompanied by Israeli soldiers, have stormed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the heart of the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), desecrating the site revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims.
A Ukrainian alleged to be the ringleader of the world's biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content.