Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank on Friday after he threw stones at their patrol, Palestinian medical and security sources said.
A Russian booster rocket successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship on Friday to the International Space Station after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.
Islamic State group militants destroyed a famous statue of a lion outside the main museum in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, said the country's antiquities director, Maamoun Abdelkarim, on Thursday.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
The recent elections held in Burundi which were wracked by violence and were boycotted by the opposition were neither free nor credible, UN observers said on Thursday, the day after clashes left six dead in the capital.
A high-ranking Islamic State leader who helped coordinate suicide bombings and raised funds and fighters for the jihadi group has been killed by a coalition air-strike in Syria, the Pentago revealed on Thursday.
The search is still on to find the missing 15 people as divers will search waters in central Philippines on Friday after a passenger ferry with close to 200 people on board overturned in rough waters killing 38 people, the coast guard said.
Boko Haram militants killed nearly 100 people praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defence fighter said on Thursday.
Many Indians who’ve been staying in Greece for a while feel the strains of the current crisis. Most do not want the Greeks to part with the euro.
US plans to deepen security ties with India, according to a strategy report by Pentagon, in which the nation’s top military officer said the global security situation today was the “most unpredictable” he has seen.
Five hikers, all blind or partially-sighted, crossed a mountain range in eastern France last week thanks to an innovative GPS system that developers hope can help millions of people with vision problems.
Among the 12 arrested are -- Mufti Mainul Islam, Bangladesh's chief coordinator of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), and his advisor Maolana Zafor Amin, said Maksudul Alam, assistant director of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) legal and media wing.
There was no evidence of a shooter at the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday morning, a Washington police department spokeswoman said two hours after initial reports emerged.
The death sentences of four men convicted in the mob killing of a woman accused of burning a Koran was set aside by an appeals court in Afghanistan.
At least 36 people were killed after a passenger ferry with close to 200 people on board capsized in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday, officials said.