A strong 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday with local authorities saying it shook buildings but caused no serious damage.
Baltimore lifted a curfew on Sunday that was imposed across the US East Coast city following widespread riots, as thousands of National Guard troops began to pull out.
Police have found more than 50 bodies, including those of six foreigners, in Nepal's popular Langtang trekking region following last weekend's devastating earthquake, a senior local official said Sunday.
The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen sent a "limited" force to the city of Aden Sunday, Yemeni sources said, in what would be its first ground deployment inside the country.
A week after a massive temblor killed more than 7,000 and flattened large parts of Nepal, two brothers with a penchant for business have launched “earthquake T-shirts” that are being sold in stores in the country’s tourism capital.
Two suspects who may have been carrying bombs were shot dead Sunday, and a police officer was wounded, outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, organizers said.
Ten migrants who attempted to cross the Mediterranean and reach Europe were found dead on Sunday, as the Libyan coastguard intercepted five boats carrying 500 people and ordered them to return.
Tunisians have unfurled a national flag the size of 19 football pitches in a bid to set a Guinness world record and promote patriotism in the face of Islamist extremism.
Protesters in Baltimore erupted in celebration Saturday and hundreds of people broke the city's curfew, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.
Avijit Roy was hacked to death by two assailants with machetes on the streets of the capital Dhaka in February as he returned from a book fair with his wife.
Despite dire need by millions, earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday was forced to close its only international airport to big airplanes flying in relief supplies and aid workers because the only runway can't handle the strain of the stream of large aircraft flying in to help.
After a sterile campaign that has turned many people off, Britons take to the polls on Thursday in a too close to call general election that could trigger an unprecedented bout of political instability.
Amazing stories of resilience continue to emerge from quake-hit Nepal, the latest on Sunday being the rescue of a 101-year-old man who was trapped in the rubble of his home for 168 hours.
A New York City plainclothes police officer was seriously injured when he was shot in the head on Saturday while attempting to question a man from his cruiser, and authorities said a suspect had been arrested and was in custody.
India's rescue and relief crews are toiling round the clock in Nepal. Behind the disturbing narrative of death and destruction, these men have their own tales to tell.