A Bangladeshi peacekeeper was shot dead and another wounded, the United Nations said Tuesday, in the second attack in days in Mali's capital on what is considered the world's most dangerous UN mission.
The dense forests of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia have been a major staging post for smugglers bringing people to Southeast Asia by boat from Myanmar, most of them Rohingya Muslims who say they are fleeing persecution, and Bangladesh.
Nepal banned children from travelling without parents or approved guardians on Tuesday in an unprecedented move to deter human traffickers who authorities fear are targeting vulnerable families after last month's devastating earthquake.
An IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co was one of two men arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of planning to fight for Islamic State in Syria, police and company sources said on Monday.
Two people died and several more were injured in a shooting early Tuesday at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store, police said.
The world's largest hotel, a 45-storeyed hotel with 10,000 rooms, will open in Mecca by 2017.
Prime Minister David Cameron has conveyed to Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, that British people were not happy with current arrangements with the European Union, and wanted the EU to change and address their concerns.
At least 20 Kenyan police officers have been killed in an ambush by suspectgunmen in a village in the eastern county of Garissa on Tuesday. The Standard and Daily Nation newspapers said the officers were killed in Yumbis village, 70 km (45 miles) north of the town of Garissa, on Monday evening.
A 15 year old Austrian boy was charged with terrorism, and has been sentenced to 8 months incarceration.
A mother from the Australian city of Sydney has abandoned her two children to marry an IS fighter, Xinhua news agency reported.
A Danish radio station on Tuesday defended the live killing of a baby rabbit with a bicycle pump on one of its shows, saying it wanted to highlight cruelty in the farming industry.
After being refused to be re-hired for not singing the national anthem, a group of Japanese teachers sue the municipal government and win huge compensation.
The closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for the Washington Post detained in Iran for more than 10 months began Tuesday in a court used to hear security cases, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Kim Jong-Un congratulates the scientists and technicians involved in the 'miracle' missile test, while Seoul turns to the UN sanctions committee for help.
Half the population of war-torn Yemen did not have access to clean drinking water even before escalation in fighting said the relief agency.