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.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for the 2013 attack, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial, according to court records.
A Russian military aircraft crashed Monday while taking off on a training flight and both pilots were killed, the defence ministry said. It was the fifth accident involving a Russian military aircraft in the past month and the first with fatalities.
A day after the Greek referendum rejecting bailout offers, the German government signalled a tough line towards Greece on Monday saying it was up to Athens to move swiftly if it wanted to preserve its place in the euro zone.
A man was seen parading past Britain's Parliament draped in an Islamic State flag with a young girl on his shoulders waving the flag's smaller version, prompting the Scotland Yard to launch a probe after it was criticised for inaction.
A dispute over UN sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile programme and a broader arms embargo were among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers on Monday, the day before their latest self-imposed deadline.
A technical failure caused the Sukhoi jet to malfunction and drop the bomb, which hit a number of houses in the Iraqi capital's eastern neighborhood of New Baghdad.
A new video showing militants shooting dead 25 soldiers in an amphitheatre in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra was released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Burundian rebel general Leonard Ngendakumana, who participated in an unsuccessful coup in May to topple President Pierre Nkurunziza, has sworn to continue fighting against the government until the current regime is overthrown.
Greece finance minister resigns after referendum results, citizens hope things will get better in coming days
It’s the kind of landmark event that evokes the question: Where were you on September 11? Where were you on July 7? As London prepares to mark a decade of the 7/7 bombings, Britain remains on high alert.
The Washington-based International Monetary Fund, one of Greece’s troika of creditors, said on Monday that it had taken note of the Sunday referendum and it continues to monitor the situation.
Greeks overwhelmingly rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors on Sunday, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt and deepening a standoff with lenders.
Greece's outspoken finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned on Monday, removing a major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after the country voted resoundingly to back the Left-wing government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout.
At least 44 people were killed after two bombs exploded at a crowded mosque and a Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, witnesses said.