The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.
A British parliamentary committee on Monday ruled out the possibility of “any kind” of currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom.
Suspected militiamen have beheaded a Philippine worker in Libya after singling him out because he was not a Muslim, the Philippine Foreign Department said Monday.
At least 16 people were killed and 36 others injured when a passenger bus fell into a ravine in Pakistan administered Kashmir on Monday, local media reported.
Three people were killed and 19 others are missing after a mudslide hit a village in Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture of Dehong, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, on Monday morning.
The Afghan Defense Ministry on Monday said that the army killed 31 militants during operations in the past 24 hours.
Islamist-led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya’s main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the health ministry said Monday had left at least 47 dead in a week.
The UN Security Council called for an “immediate ceasefire” as Israel pressed on with a blistering assault on Gaza on Monday taking the Palestinian death toll above 500.
US Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cairo early Monday for crisis talks on Gaza, following President Barack Obama’s call for an “immediate ceasefire” between Israelis and Palestinians.
At least 38 people were killed when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a highway in central China early Saturday, state media reported.
Microsoft has announced major job cuts as part of restructuring plan to simplify its operations and align recently acquired Nokia Devices and Services business with the company’s overall strategy.