The son-in-law of a Monaco heiress gunned down in a Mafia-style contract killing has retracted his confession to ordering the shooting, saying he did not fully understand police.
Four Tunisian soldiers were killed by a land mine in the country's northwest, where the army has been battling Islamist militants, the defence ministry said.
The son-in-law of a Monaco heiress gunned down in a Mafia-style killing has been charged with her murder paying hitmen for the brazen attack that has shaken the principality's super-rich.
A French court ordered the extradition to Belgium of a man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, but his lawyer said he would appeal the ruling.
Nigerian authorities have arrested one suspect, and killed another, after a bomb claimed 21 lives in a shopping centre in the capital Abuja, a city gripped by fear of attacks by Boko Haram Islamists.
At least five people have been killed in a new attack on Kenya's coastal region, officials said Tuesday, one week after some 60 people died in twin massacres nearby.
A South Korean soldier who killed five comrades was in a stable condition Tuesday after an apparent suicide bid, doctors said, as details emerged of a final note he wrote regretting his actions.
Unknown gunmen shot dead a popular female singer in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar in the latest attack against women artists, officials said.
A 76-year-old Frenchman was convicted Wednesday of having kidnapped a German ex-doctor who had killed his daughter, but he avoided jail time as the court handed down a suspended sentence.
A bus carrying tourists plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in a Himalayan region in northern India, killing 11 people, police said.
A rifle-toting gunman killed a 14-year-old student at an Oregon high school Tuesday, the latest in a spate of US shootings that prompted a renewed warning from President Barack Obama.
A gun-toting couple possibly linked to anti-government militias killed two US cops execution-style and left a swastika on the bodies, in America's latest chilling shooting rampage, police said.
Five NATO soldiers have been killed in southern Afghanistan, coalition officials said Tuesday, without giving the cause of the deaths or releasing the nationalities of the victims.
A man armed with guns and explosives was killed and a police officer wounded in a shootout Friday at a courthouse in the US state of Georgia, authorities said.
A new Indian minister was killed Tuesday in a car accident in the capital just days after being sworn into government, officials said.
A roadside bomb killed 12 civilians, including seven women in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, officials said, the latest violence in the country as US-led troops prepare to leave after 13 years of war.
Four Tunisian police officers were killed in a "terrorist" attack overnight on the home of Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou in the west-central Kasserine region, a ministerial spokesman said.
Twenty people were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned Sunday in northeastern Brazil, officials said.
Two American men have been accused of burying a woman alive, according to court documents released Friday after the pair was arrested and charged with murder.
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