Taliban insurgents armed with mortars and grenades launched a major attack on a jail in northwest Pakistan, escaping with 230 prisoners including hardline militants after a gunbattle with security forces.
The man who attacked three foreigners in Aktau will undergo a psychiatric check.
A man attacked three foreigners on July 20 near Alatau mall in Aktau.
A year after an anti-Israeli bus bombing killed six people, Bulgaria is struggling to identify the attacker or confirm his suspected links to Hezbollah or Iran.
Police were attacked with petrol bombs and a French press photographer assaulted during a fifth night of violence on the streets of east Belfast..
Malala Yousafzai took over the United Nations on Friday, nine months after a Taliban gunman put a bullet in her head believing he was ending the Pakistani teenager's campaign for girls' education.
Militants killed 25 Iraqi security forces members in a wave of attacks on Thursday, and 15 people died in other attacks, including 10 in twin bombings targeting mourners.
The United States was Wednesday studying a Russian report that Syrian rebels used sarin gas in an attack on Aleppo.
Friends of famous Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev were among those killed in the attack in Pakistan-controlled Gilgit-Baltistan on June 23.
Wild elephants attacked and killed a woman in southwestern China before chasing police and investigators from the scene.
Russian officials on Tuesday announced the sacking of Bolshoi Theatre director Anatoly Iksanov following a series of scandals including the horrific January acid attack on its artistic director.
Nigeria's northeastern Yobe state on Sunday ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre that saw suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 people in a gun and bomb attack on a boarding school.
Gunmen attacked Libya's interior ministry building in the capital Tripoli late Tuesday, forcing its closure.
Attacks north of Baghdad left 41 dead on Monday as the UN said more than 2,500 were killed in the past three months, highlighting concerns that Iraq is slipping back into all-out war.
A camera crew of Channel 1 Eurasia has been attacked in Beirut, Lebanon during shooting of a movie about the Arab Spring.
The attack happened at night on June 23 in a field camp 20 km off Mukur village.
The Israeli air force (IAF) attacked targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Sunday, following rocket fire from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon expressed outrage at a "despicable" Islamist attack on a UN compound in Somalia which left 16 dead but vowed that the organisation would not end its work in the troubled country.
Secret US surveillance has foiled more than 50 terror plots since 2001, including a planned bomb attack on the New York Stock Exchange, a US spy chief said Tuesday, defending leaked programs.
Lebanon's army has warned it will hit back against any new attacks from Syria after a helicopter gunship struck an eastern town, ratcheting up tensions amid US-British talks on the conflict.
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