Nearly 60 people were killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up in two separate mosque attacks in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country.
At least 35 Egyptian troops and police officers were killed in clashes with Islamist fighters in the Bahariya oasis in the country’s Western Desert on Friday, security and medical sources said.
The United Nations faced criticism Friday after naming Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador” to promote health causes, despite the country’s dire health crisis under his rule.
Barcelona’s Argentine legend Lionel Messi entered the highly-charged drive by Catalonia for independence on Friday when he posted a video on social media of his child singing in Catalan.
A young student at a private school in Brazil shot dead two other children and wounded four more Friday, the emergency services said.
Three men were arrested after a shooting following white supremacist Richard Spencer’s controversial speech at the University of Florida, police said Friday.
A body recovered from a river bed in southern Argentina was that of a missing activist who disappeared two months ago during a police operation, his brother confirmed Friday.
Candidates in Japan made a last-ditch plea to voters Saturday on the last day of campaigning before an election expected to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power with a comfortable majority.
Somalia’s deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, has now killed 358 people with 228 more injured, the government said late Friday, a major jump in the fatality toll.
A billionaire populist dubbed the “Czech Trump” vowed a new stage in Czech politics as voters head to the polls Saturday in day two of an election expected to sweep him into power.
Tears streaming down her freckled face, 35-year-old Asya took in the shattered glass, gutted storefronts and crumbling cafes — all that remain of her favourite shopping street in Syria’s Raqa.