More than 50 people were killed Monday in clashes between protesters and security forces in the Congolese capital Kinshasa, opposition groups said, calling for further anti-government demonstrations.
Aircraft of the Saudi-led coalition hit the UNESCO-listed Old City of Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Tuesday after the rebels fired a missile at Saudi Arabia overnight.
US President Barack Obama insisted diplomacy is the only way to end the brutal five-year conflict in Syria Tuesday, as a ceasefire brokered by Washington and Moscow lay in tatters.
Turkish schools reopened Monday for the first time since July's attempted coup, following a summer which saw tens of thousands of teachers sacked or suspended over alleged links to the plotters or to Kurdish rebels.
Pope Francis denounced those who wage war in the name of God Tuesday, as he met faith leaders and victims of war to discuss growing religious fanaticism and escalating violence around the world.
An R.O.C. citizen in Paris was hospitalized after falling off a railway platform during a quarrel on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday.
A rash of attacks on U.S. soil put national security center stage in the presidential campaign Monday, with Hillary Clinton seeking to show a steady hand and Donald Trump saying America needed to be tougher on terror and immigration.
France's environment minister on Monday voiced optimism that the Paris global accord on fighting climate change will come into force by November.
Federal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.
U.N. member states adopted a plan Monday to tackle the biggest refugee crisis since World War II amid dire warnings about rising xenophobia in Europe and the collapse of countries bordering war-shattered Syria.