Following a sweeping new counterterrorism law targeting those who criticize the government, Saudi Arabia has identified the Muslim Brotherhood and some branches of al-Qaida as terrorist groups. Supporters of the groups could face 30 years in prison.
Malaysia Airlines plane missing: Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing mysteriously disappeared early Saturday. The Malaysia Airlines plane, with 239 people on board, was lost over the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam.
India announced Wednesday the country will hold national elections from April 7 to May 12, elections will be held over several weeks for logistical and safety reasons in the country of 1.2 billion people.
Oscar Pistorius trial: On Wednesday, a witness testified to an incident at a restaurant in January 2013, when Oscar Pistorius fired a gun. A defense attorney questioned earlier testimony about screams and gunfire when Reeva Steenkamp was killed.
The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder returned to the witness stand on Day 2 of the trial, and broke down in tears as she testified about the screams she heard. Why are the screams so critical to the case?
On Monday Russia's ambassador the U.N. said ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych requested Russian troops in the Crimea region. Yanukovych had previously stated he would not ask for Russian forces.
Boko Haram allegedly attacked a northern Nigerian village Sunday night, killing dozens, according to local authorities. That, after another Boko Haram attack in Nigeria earlier this past weekend, which resulted in several dozen deaths.
China railway attack: At least 28 people have been killed - and 113 injured – in an attack at a railway station in Kunming, China, by a group of people brandishing knives. China state TV called it a "violent terror attack."