More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern China in what officials said Sunday was a terrorist assault by ethnic separatists from the far west. Twenty-nine slash victims and four attackers were killed and 143 people wounded.
Ukraine’s foreign ministry said Friday it had officially protested to Moscow over the “violation of Ukraine’s air space” after at least 10 Russian helicopters crossed the border towards the flashpoint peninsula of Crimea.
Italy’s new government Friday decreed a payment of 570 million euros ($787 million) to Rome to prevent the capital sliding into bankruptcy.
The United States urged Venezuela’s government Friday to hold talks with student protesters, as the death toll from nationwide demonstrations hit 17 and new marches were planned in Caracas.
Thailand’s anti-graft body on Thursday summoned embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over charges related to a populist rice-pledging scheme, as anti- government protesters demand her ouster amid deadly violence.
Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting “release him” following his weekend arrest.
In a shocking incident, a 9-year-old boy in China inserted four sewing needles into his stomach as a form of self-punishment for scoring ‘only’ 99-per cent in his exam.
Four people were killed and more than 60 injured Saturday when a bridge collapsed onto spectators and marching musicians in the opening Carnival parade in the Oruro highlands.
More than 200 migrants stormed over a fence into Spain’s north African territory Melilla on Friday, leaving 35 injured in one of the biggest such crossings in years, officials and rights groups said.