Malaysia increasingly resembles a "police state" as the government uses repressive laws to silence critics including those demanding the prime minister answer corruption allegations.
Montenegro's Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic brushed off violent protests calling for his resignation, insisting they were not a threat to his country's stability.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that he was "not optimistic" following his talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to urge them to defuse tensions.
Germany's xenophobic PEGIDA movement drew widespread condemnation from lawmakers and Jewish groups after a speaker at an anti-refugee rally used Nazi-era rhetoric.
Tens of thousands of people massed in the eastern German city of Dresden in counter rallies over the anti-migrant movement PEGIDA, with one demonstrator left seriously injured in a brief clash between the two sides.
French President Francois Hollande said the social turbulence currently gripping Air France, which was rocked by violent protests over job cuts, was not a reflection of the state of the country.
Slovenian authorities said they had refused to let in more than 1,000 migrants arriving from Croatia after a daily quota had been reached.
Three portraits of former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin are on display in the centre of Donetsk, the rebel capital of eastern Ukraineю
Croatia diverted the flow of thousands of migrants toward Slovenia after Hungary sealed its border to block the path of the streams of refugees desperate to reach northern Europe.
They gather in the dark, wave German flags and vent their fury at foreigners they fear are overrunning their homeland -- next week Germany's anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement turns one year old.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel would not bow to "knife terror" as three new stabbings in Jerusalem spread more fear among Israelis and Palestinian unrest showed little sign of slowing.
Two male suicide bombers carried out the devastating twin bombings this weekend in Ankara, the office of the Turkish prime minister said, as the toll rose to 97 dead.
Anger towards President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey's worst-ever terrorist attack intensified Sunday as authorities raced to identify the two male suicide bombers it blamed for the bloodshed.
At least 30 people were killed in twin explosions in Turkey's capital Ankara, targeting activists gathering for a peace rally organised by leftist and pro-Kurdish opposition groups.
French President Francois Hollande said scenes of Air France executives fleeing an angry mob after having their shirts ripped off by striking workers were "unacceptable" and put the country's image at risk.
In Roseburg, the small western US town thrown into the national spotlight last week by the shooting of nine students, it was time to reflect and pray.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was "waging a fight to the death against Palestinian terror", and ordered tough new measures after the killing of two Israelis in Jerusalem.
President Barack Obama has voiced anger and sadness over "routine" mass shootings in the United States after 10 people were killed in an attack at a community college in Oregon.
A protracted strike by hundreds of staff at London's National Gallery over the outsourcing of some services to the private sector ended.
US presidential candidates took time from campaigning to reflect on Thursday's deadly mass shooting at an Oregon college, with Democrat Hillary Clinton calling for "sensible" gun law reform.