Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, urged an extra $39 billion a year for education worldwide on Tuesday and said she wants to remain the "voice of children" even after she turns 18 next week.
A Turkish Islamist group has pinned posters to walls and posts in the Turkish capital Ankara threatening gays with death. There are growing concerns over the intolerance against homosexuals in the country.
A 57-year-old Indian American man, last Wednesday, became the latest victim of an assailant who, the police said, has targeted men from the same community in New Jersey state.
An Afghan delegation will soon be in peace talks with the Taliban, officials said Tuesday, the latest move towards dialogue despite the militants' bloody and escalating summer offensive.
Greece did not come up with a "concrete proposal" at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday despite European pressure on Athens for a new debt plan.
Bombings targeting Shiite districts have killed 15 people in and around Baghdad, authorities have said.
A Japanese company's four-metre-high (13 foot) Kuratas robot, weighing four tonnes, is set to clash with a US rival's MegaBot. Suidobashi Heavy Industry took up the giant challenge in a weekend video, as the Japanese firm's chief Kogoro Kurata admitted that his country's robot culture was at stake.
The Russian police on Tuesday launched a campaign which advices people on taking safer selfies after around 100 were injured and dozens died this year in gruesome accidents while striking high-risk poses.
A bomb blast and subsequent firing by three gunmen at a local government building on the outskirts of Zaria in northern Nigeria killed at least 25 people and civil servants on Tuesday morning, state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, said on his Twitter feed. Militant group Boko Haram is suspected to be behind the attack.
British bank HSBC fired six staff after they performed a mock Islamic State-style execution video during a team-building day out and posted footage online, a spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.
A suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of Nato troops in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, causing several casualties. The powerful explosion in Shah Shahid area of Kabul was heard across the city, Afghan media reports said.
Three Saudi brothers have been arrested for their alleged links with the suicide bombing of a Shi'ite mosque in Kuwait last month, the Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities said on Tuesday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to present new proposals to an emergency euro zone summit on Tuesday, under pressure from European leaders to come up with credible ideas as his country's banks face potential meltdown.
US President Barack Obama pledged to increase the country's support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war on Monday and said the United States needed to do more at home to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers.
Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight others injured on Tuesday as thousands of people ran alongside fighting bulls through the streets of Pamplona in northern Spain on the first bull run of the San Fermin festival, according to the organisers.