A group of suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a northeastern Lebanese village near the border with Syria on Monday, killing five people and wounding at least 15, a Lebanese military official and paramedics said.
Skimming above the choppy waves through the dark the four planes swooped in low over Lake Victoria, packed with over 200 elite Israeli commandos on a daring raid to free hijacked hostages.
Palestinians and Israeli police clashed at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a second day straight on Monday, with Islamic officials accusing Israeli authorities of breaking a tacit agreement on access during Ramadan.
Two people were killed and more than 80 wounded in a grenade attack in Madagascar's capital Sunday during the country's national day celebrations, in what the president called "an act of terrorism."
ISLAMABAD -- A former Afghan warlord announced Monday that a much-touted peace deal between his militant group and the Kabul government was effectively "dead."
PORT EL KANTAOUI, Tunisia - Tunisia held a minute's silence Sunday marking one year since a seaside attack claimed by the Islamic State group that killed 38 tourists including 30 Britons in the North African country.
LAGOS, Nigeria -- Oil militants who have slashed Nigeria's petroleum production with attacks on pipelines called Sunday for a referendum on breaking up the Nigerian federation.
Panama on Sunday declared its century-old canal open to a new generation of supersized cargo ships after years of massive expansion works aimed at profiting from burgeoning U.S.-Asia trade.
Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel.
Pope Francis says gays -- and all the other people the church has marginalized, such as the poor and the exploited -- deserve an apology.