Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned a "shocking" suicide bomb blast at the main Pakistan-India border crossing that killed at least 55 people.
A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves.
Hong Kong democracy activists marked one month of mass protests, calling on supporters to gather for an evening rally wearing the masks.
Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests abruptly postponed a vote on their next steps due to differing opinions about how to move the month-long campaign forward.
At least 13 German riot police were injured in clashes with far-right hooligans rallying against Islamist extremism in the western city of Cologne.
Hong Kong student leaders said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offer.
Hong Kong's leader told media that if the government met pro-democracy protesters' demands it would result in the city's poorer people dominating elections.
Hong Kong's embattled leader said "foreign forces" were at work in the pro-democracy movement that has paralysed parts of the city.
Protesters occupied three town halls in southern Mexico to demand the safe return of 43 students who disappeared after gang-linked police attacked them.
Hong Kong's justice chief insisted that any prosecution of plainclothes officers who were filmed beating a handcuffed protester would be handled impartially.
Hong Kong police officers involved in an apparent assault on a protester have been "removed" from their positions, the city's security chief said..
A former prostitute walked 500 miles across France to demand that the government make good on its promise to penalise clients ended her protest march in Paris.
A Kurdish woman fighter is leading the battle against Islamic State jihadists in the Syrian battleground town of Kobane.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have an "almost zero chance" of changing Beijing's stance and securing free elections despite more than two weeks of rallies.
Turkish President Recep vowed that the peace process with Kurdish rebels would not be derailed by "sabotage".
Crunch talks between Hong Kong democracy protesters and the government were called off .
Dozens of Palestinians protested against Jews visiting the flashpoint holy site ahead of a religious feast.
A peacekeeper was killed as a UN camp in northern Mali came under rocket fire in an attack said to have been carried out by a jihadist leader.
At least eight people were killed in Cameroon on Monday in a rocket attack blamed on the Islamist group Boko Haram in neighbouring Nigeria.
Two members of the Femen feminist movement staged a bare-breasted protest on the roof of the Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris.
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