A new video showing militants shooting dead 25 soldiers in an amphitheatre in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra was released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Greeks overwhelmingly rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors on Sunday, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt and deepening a standoff with lenders.
Greece's outspoken finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned on Monday, removing a major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after the country voted resoundingly to back the Left-wing government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout.
A technical failure caused the Sukhoi jet to malfunction and drop the bomb, which hit a number of houses in the Iraqi capital's eastern neighborhood of New Baghdad.
Burundian rebel general Leonard Ngendakumana, who participated in an unsuccessful coup in May to topple President Pierre Nkurunziza, has sworn to continue fighting against the government until the current regime is overthrown.
At least 44 people were killed after two bombs exploded at a crowded mosque and a Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, witnesses said.
The official threat level In the United Kingdom from international terrorism is set at ‘severe’, which means a terrorist act is highly likely.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday got the public boost he sought to keep alive his government's tightrope talks with the country's EU-IMF creditors, but the consequences of his gamble remain unclear.
A year ago this week, the Gaza Strip was devastated by war with Israel, the third in six years. Last year's July-August conflict left more than 2,100 Palestinians, most civilians, and 73 Israelis dead.
As a deadly outbreak of MERS in South Korea spreads alarm across Asia, a foreigner who flew to the Philippines from the Middle East has become the second confirmed case, the health department said Monday.
In the final tally early Monday, 61.31% of Greeks had rejected creditor demands for further austerity in return for more bailout funds, sending Greece's eurozone partners scrambling to respond and European stock markets tumbling.
Pope Francis's mass at the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday is expected to draw more than a million people,as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home continent with a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing planet.
The seismological bureau in the eastern city of Nanjing has transformed seven animal farms into seismic stations, the China Daily newspaper reported last week.
In a shock announcement just hours after Sunday's referendum results on bailout terms were announced, Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said he was quitting to help prime minister Alexis Tsipras in ensuing negotiations with creditors.
Saudi-led air raids hit the Sanaa headquarters of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh's General People's Congress party late on Sunday, killing and wounding several people, witnesses and a party official said.