Aid workers were reportedly wounded and two trucks carrying food and medical supplies were said to be targeted by roadside bombs Saturday, when the Homs cease-fire broke down. Aid groups have struggled to reach rebel-held parts of the city for over a year.
Anger over unemployment and political paralysis lead to unrest and riots in Bosnia this week, leaving hundreds, mostly police officers, injured. Fear of a return to the country's 1992-95 war kept demonstrations in check for years.
A Ukrainian man who allegedly tried to hijack a plane bound for Turkey and divert it to Sochi, said he wanted freedom for 'hostages' in Ukraine. Turkish authorities do not believe he is linked with a specific terror group.
A report by the United Nations found total casualties in Afghanistan rose 14 percent in 2013, and cited a 'alarming' increase in women and children casualties. The single biggest killer remains bombs in public places.
The Ukrainian Security Service is not conducting an investigation into the bugging of a phone call in which the US Assistant Secretary of State used an expletive in reference to the EU while talking with the US ambassador to Ukraine.
Princess Cristina, Spanish King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, is suspected of using company funds to cover household expenses at her Barcelona mansion. Princess Cristina is the first Spanish royal to be questioned in court since the monarchy was restored in 1975.
Kenneth Bae, an American citizen who was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea in 2012, was moved back to a labor camp in January. His family and the US State Department expressed concerns about his health. Bae had been taken to a hospital after losing 50 pounds.
The plane from Kharkov, Ukraine, landed safely at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, but 110 passengers are still on board and authorities are trying to convince the alleged hijacker to give himself up.
Toothpaste alert: Bombs may be disguised by toothpaste tubes, the US alerted airlines with routes to Russia on Wednesday. The warning includes devices that could be put together on-board or upon arrival.
A UN human rights report sharply criticized the Vatican for allowing policies that allowed tens of thousands of children to be abused by priests. No Catholic bishop has ever been sanctioned by the Vatican for sheltering an abusive priest, the report noted.
Marshall Islands: Officials were reacting cautiously to the Spanish-speaking man's story while they try to piece together more information. If true, the man's ordeal would rank among the greatest tales ever of survival at sea.
A Russian student fatally shot his geography teacher and opened fire on police officers who responded. One policeman was killed and another was wounded. The 10th grade shooter is in custody. No students at the Moscow school were injured.
Sumatra volcano eruption: Mount Sinabung erupted again Saturday, as rescuers found more bodies, bringing the death toll to 16 on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. After being dormant for centuries, the volcano eruptions began four months ago.