The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday confirmed the death of their chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in a US airstrike, and appointed one of his deputies to be his successor.
At least 10 people have died after drinking contaminated alcohol in Indonesia's Yogyakarta province, police said Monday.
The Taliban warned it will avenge the deaths of six militants convicted of terrorism who were hanged in Afghanistan on Sunday.
An Egyptian court Saturday handed down preliminary death sentences to six defendants on charges of leaking secret state documents to Qatar in a case involving deposed Islamist president Mohammed...
A 41-year-old woman who died after being held captive for weeks on a secluded farm in western Germany answered a personal advertisement, prosecutors said on Friday.
Two people, one of them a gay rights activist, were chopped to death by unidentified assailants in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, police and media reports said on Monday.
A university teacher was stabbed to death in northern Bangladesh by unidentified assailants on Saturday, police said.
A mother and her six children were burned to death in southern Somalia on Tuesday, local officials said, adding that the incident was thought to be a related to clan hostilities.
A mine removal specialist was killed and two specialists were injured on Friday morning while removing mines left over from the 1991-1995 war in Licki Ribnik, central Croatia.
Iranian multibillionaire Babak Zanjani and two colleagues have been sentenced to death for fraud, Iranian Attorney General Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i said Sunday.