A surge in refugees crossing into Europe from the Middle East and Africa has in past months resulted in several tragic incidents at sea. The victims in the abandoned truck likely suffocated, say Austrian authorities.
Twenty-three people have now been detained in a broadening investigation of the port city's storage facility blasts, which killed more than 140.
Two gunmen in Afghan military uniforms opened fire on a vehicle carrying international troops in Helmand Province on Wednesday. It was the third reported 'green-on-blue' attack in Afghanistan this year.
Heavily armed Ayoub El-Khazzani was tackled by vacationing US servicemen on a Amsterdam-to-Paris train last Friday. His lawyer claims that he was trying to rob passengers on the train.
One benefit of the recent shelling that heightened tensions across the demilitarized zone are the highest level negotiations between Seoul and Pyongyang in many years.
Kim Jong-un's regime gave South Korea 48 hours to stop broadcasting anti-North loudspeaker messages across the demilitarized zone.
A militant group based in the Sinai that has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State said the attack was retaliation for Egypt's execution of six of its members.
Thailand's police chief did not offer details about who else might be involved in the deadly attack, though they asserted that Thai citizens were involved. At least 20 people died in Monday's bombing at a shrine.
Monday's bombing killed at least 20 people and was the worst such incident in Bangkok in years. Authorities have not ruled out terrorism.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who initially took power after a 2013 coup, said the new laws were needed to combat insurgents, including the banned Muslim Brotherhood. Rights groups say the legal definitions of terrorism are too broad.
At least 3,144 Yazidis are still being held by the self-styled Islamic State, The New York Times reports. Militant leaders cite the Quran in justifying the enslavement of women.
Party leader Thura Shwe Mann is the speaker of Myanmar's parliament and considered the main rival of President Thein Sein in upcoming elections. He also had built ties to Aung San Suu Kyi.
Fighting between government forces and rebels has killed more than two dozen people in and near Damascus.
The outlawed PKK separately attacked a Turkish military brigade in southeast Turkey. Analysts say Turkey is prioritizing air strikes against Kurdish militants over strikes against the self-styled Islamic State.
One of two shooters who fired on US Consulate in Istanbul is in custody, and far-left groups claims responsibility. Ten hurt in car-bomb attack at police station.
A truck bomb in central Kabul Friday killed eight and injured hundreds. Insurgents attacks have cause 70 percent of civilian casualties this year.
In Hiroshima, the mayor called for a nuclear-free world as Japanese leader Abe and US Ambassador Kennedy looked on. The bomb killed 70,000 people instantly.
The horrific 2014 slaying of more than 120 children in a Peshawar school created pressure for terrorist suspects to be tried in military court.
A US Congressional delegation visiting Nigeria said the United States is ready to provide training for Nigeria’s military to defeat Boko Haram.
The head of the Taliban's office in Qatar says it was a mistake to have kept the death of spiritual leader Mullah Omar a secret for two years. Then he resigns.