Dozens of people were dead and others buried in rubble on Tuesday following four days of fighting in a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. While the country mourns the dead, investigators continue their work to identify the attackers.
After 150 days at sea, twenty-eight-year old Sarah Outen became the first woman to complete a solo row from Japan to Alaska. The trip was part of Ms. Outen's plan to global trek by ocean rowing shell, kayak, and bike.
After wide speculation that President Obama would shake hands with Iran's President Hasan Rouhani, the two leaders did not end having a private meeting at the UN General Assembly. Instead, Mr. Rouhani met with French President Francois Hollande.
Pakistan earthquake: A strong earthquake struck in southwest Pakistan, killing at least 30 people and destroying 30 percent of homes in the area. The magnitude 7.8 earthquake was felt as far away as New Delhi.
Israel has been a close ally of Kenya since 2002 when militants bombed an Israeli-owned luxury hotel in Mombasa, killing 13 people, and fired two missiles at an Israeli airliner as it took off, narrowly missing the aircraft.
The attack on a shopping mall in Kenya prompted US Republican lawmakers Sunday to say that the attack showed Al Qaeda is growing in size and strength, belying the Obama administration's claims that it has grown weaker.
In the US-Russia brokered deal to manage Syria's chemical weapons, the UN security council remains divided on whether a resolution should include the threat of military force. On Sunday, a mortar shell struck the Russian embassy in Damascus injuring three.
Hundreds of South Koreans, mostly in their 70s or older, had planned to visit North Korea's Diamond Mountain to reunite with relatives separated since the Korean War. North Korea indefinitely postponed the reunions Saturday.
A wing of the Taliban is claiming credit for an attack on All Saints Church, a historic church in Pakistan. Suicide bombers detonated their devices as worshipers were gathering outside the church for a free meal, killing 75 and wounding 110.
A West Bank Palestinian lured an Israeli soldier, who worked part-time at the same restaurant, into a cab. The Palestinian confessed to killing the Israeli. He had intended to trade the Israeli for a Palestinian brother in prison in Israel.