The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists is urging Brazilian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the killing of journalist Joao Miranda do Carmo, who was shot to death Sunday in front of his house in the central-western state of Goias.
A 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up in the southern German town of Ansbach was chatting online with a still-unidentified person immediately before the explosion, Bavaria's interior minister said Wednesday.
A resettled former Guantanamo prisoner who disappeared last month in Uruguay, setting off alarm bells in neighboring countries and recriminations in Washington, has reappeared in Venezuela, an official said Wednesday.
Mexico's interior secretary says the government has exhausted its options and will comply with a judge's order to release drug lord Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo to serve out the remainder of his sentence at home.
Gunmen who have been barricaded in a police station in the Armenian capital for 10 days took members of an ambulance crew hostage on Wednesday after they came in to treat those wounded in an exchange of fire with officers, police said.
Boko Haram is engaged in "almost unimaginable" violence and brutality that has forced massive numbers of people to flee their homes and led to unprecedented numbers of people in need, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Wednesday.
Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday ordered an investigation into the mysterious death of a Pakistani woman living in England after her husband claimed she was killed for marrying against her family's wishes.
Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 1:11pm
Militants unleashed a series of attacks Wednesday in and around Baghdad, killing at least 18 people, officials said. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a decision allowing authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.
Albert Aji and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 11:51am
A suicide bomber riding an empty livestock truck laden with explosives blew himself up Wednesday in a crowded district in the predominantly Kurdish town of Qamishli in northern Syria, causing massive destruction and killing 44 people in a new attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
A criminal court in Kuwait on Wednesday sentenced an outspoken Shiite lawmaker to more than 14 years in prison for insulting the governments of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, said the lawyer who filed the case.