Tens of thousands of supporters of Yemen's Shiite rebels rallied in Sanaa to press for the government to step down.
Kiev's security service said its army in the war-torn east has captured 10 Russian paratroopers on Ukrainian soil.
A Libyan coastguard official said a boat carrying 200 illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa was feared lost at sea off the capital Tripoli.
Retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis cut an arresting figure in his crisp uniform, dark blue cap -- and a sign demanding "the truth".
The midwestern US town of Ferguson was recovering from another night of violence.
Opposition politician Imran Khan and a populist cleric led protesters marching on parliament in a high-stakes bid to depose the prime minister.
Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels of killing dozens of civilians fleeing the war-torn east.
Islamabad braced for political unrest as two opposition leaders vowed to defy a court order and march on the city for a major protest
Moscow police detained dozens of protesters who had gathered to show their support for Kiev in its campaign against pro-Russian insurgents.
Two rockets fired by Gaza militants slammed into southern Israel, heightening fears that a 72-hour truce would not be renewed
A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.
Israeli fire in Gaza killed a pregnant woman and a senior Islamic Jihad propagandist, taking the Palestinian death toll to 808, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.
Air Astana has made its first flight to Kiev since the crash of Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over Donetsk region in Ukraine.
The Ambassador said in an interview that he was in the air over Ukraine whilst the tragedy of MH17 flight was unfolding.
An escalation of fighting between the Philippine army and a breakaway Muslim rebel group in the country's south killed 18 people in a single day of violence, the military said.
Payments of Kazakhstan-based Eurasia Insurance Company may exceed $3 million in claims over the shot down Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight.
The protracted conflict in Ukraine may lead to the country repeating the scenario of Afghanistan.
Islamist-led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya's main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the health ministry said Monday had left at least 47 dead in a week.
Kazakhstan citizens were not among those killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane crash.
Assailants killed 14 Tunisian soldiers in an attack on two posts near the border with Algeria, where the army has been waging a crackdown on jihadists, the government said.
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