A powerful explosion went off at a sports facility in the Belgian city of Chimay, partially destroying the building and injuring an unknown number of people, local media report.
Three people have been killed in an attack in a residential area in Scarborough’s east end, Toronto, local media report.
A French politician is threatening legal action against social media users for sharing a photo of police enforcing a ban on the burkini.
Czech police had to use the threat of gunfire to halt a man in a black 4x4 Mercedes who was attempting to join German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s motorcade during her visit to the Czech capital.
Two Okinawa newspapers have accused the Japanese riot police of using force to remove their journalists from a protest against the construction of US military helipads in the area last week.
Militants from Al-Shabaab, an Al-Qaeda affiliate, have attacked a restaurant in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu.
Smoking bans in restaurants and bars have become commonplace in many countries, but Denmark isn’t stopping there.
The world’s most popular messenger, the Facebook-owned WhatsApp, will give its users’ personal information to its parent company and plans to make it easier for businesses to contact subscribers.
Russia’s UN envoy has called on the international community not to draw “hasty conclusions” from a year-long UN investigation that blames the Syrian government for carrying out two chemical weapons attacks in the past two years, and Islamic State for one.
Tanks, artillery and hundreds of troops took part in Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) live-fire drills near Mount Fuji on Thursday.
Documents containing detailed descriptions of key features of India’s naval submarines were stolen from the French contractor that built them, a French government source says.
The CIA may need to find another enemy in Colombia now that the South American country's government has reached a historic peace deal with the ‘People’s Army’ known as FARC.
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Houses in ruins, piles of rubble – a drone video captured what the small village of Pescara del Tronto has been reduced to by a devastating earthquake that hit central Italy on Wednesday.
The mayor of a German town fired a Muslim intern on her first day of work because she refused to take off her headscarf, local media reported.
A rare tornado has ripped through the suburbs of Syktyvkar, a provincial capital in northern Russia, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.
Airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen are responsible for the majority of civilians killed in the country’s ongoing conflict, the UN has found, while calling for an international investigation into the coalition’s violations there.
A device developed at UCLA may have been responsible for a barely-conscious patient recovering from a coma and becoming fully able to comprehend language just three days after being the first subject of a novel brain treatment, a new study has found.
Russian Army units as well as the Air Force, Airborne Troops and the Navy’s Northern Fleet have been put on high alert as part of a large-scale snap exercise which the Defense Ministry says will check troops’ readiness to tackle emerging crises.
More Turkish tanks have crossed the border into Syria in a military operation ostensibly aimed at taking the border town of Jarablus from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).