Angolan opposition party UNITA said on Monday more than 1,000 civilians were killed when Angolan police clashed with members of a Christian sect last week, rather than the 13 reported by police.
Boko Haram gunmen massacred residents who tried to jump into Lake Chad seeking safety and burnt others alive after overpowering soldiers in a weekend attack in the restive region, a witness said Monday.
Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones.
A report by state-run All India Radio (AIR) about the purported death of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi created a buzz on social media on Monday though there was no confirmation from any credible source.
President Barack Obama tightened rules for the US' drone programme but secretly approved a waiver giving CIA more flexibility in Pakistan than anywhere else to strike suspected militants, a media report has said.
The Clinton Foundation's acting chief executive admitted on Sunday that the charity had made mistakes on how it listed government donors on its tax returns and said it was working to make sure it does not happen in the future.
Australia said on Monday it was deeply concerned about an Australian-trained doctor who appears in an Islamic State propaganda video which urges other medical professionals to join the jihadists.
Indonesia is set to execute eight foreigners convicted of drug offences, despite international outrage and desperate appeals for mercy from relatives.
Forty-four people were killed and nearly 200 injured by a severe storm in northwestern Pakistan, the state-run media said on Monday.
Thousands of desperate Nepalese took shelter under tents and sought help on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,200 people, as overwhelmed authorities struggled to provide for the wounded and homeless. Survivors recount their tales of horror.
Thousands of desperate Nepalese took shelter under tents and sought help on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,600 people, as overwhelmed authorities struggled to provide for the wounded and homeless.
The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal and surrounding regions on Saturday has killed at least 4,000 people and devastated parts of the country, destroyed buildings and ancient monuments and ripped apart roads, power lines and other infrastructure.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the opening of a UN conference on the global anti-nuclear weapons treaty on Monday, as they try to make progress in talks on a long-term atomic deal.
Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country.
Russian hackers penetrated White House's unclassified computer network in 2014 and accessed President Barack Obama's correspondence, according to a news report.