Somalia’s Shebab Islamists killed six UN workers on Monday when they set off a huge bomb which ripped through a staff bus in the northeastern town of Garowe.
The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including “collaboration with hostile governments”, his lawyer said on Monday.
CIA chief holds talks with Sisi
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Saudi Arabia on Thursday to discuss the situation in Yemen.
Saudi-led airstrikes on a missile depot in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Monday sparked explosions that left at least 18 people dead and 300 wounded, flattening houses and shaking faraway neighbourhoods.
Saudi Arabia has put security forces on alert for a possible militant attack on a shopping mall or energy installation, interior ministry spokesman Mansour Turki said on Monday.
A 13-year-old Spanish boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a substitute teacher and wounded four people at his school in Barcelona Monday, the police said.
A Cathay Pacific pilot due to fly more than 260 passengers from London to Hong Kong was arrested at Heathrow Airport here for allegedly possessing knives.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday invited Chinese officials to quiz him about reports that Wellington worked with US intelligence on a plan to hack Chinese diplomatic communications.