A bomb placed under a sofa killed an Afghan election candidate on Wednesday, officials said, as deadly violence escalates ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot.
The US Mega Millions jackpot swelled to $868 million early on Wednesday, the second-largest in US history, after no winning ticket was sold in Tuesday night's draw.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May faces a Brexit showdown with frustrated EU leaders Wednesday with talks to agree an orderly break-up at an impasse.
Rescue teams searched ravaged areas of Florida's Panhandle on Tuesday for hundreds of people reported missing nearly a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities in the region and killed at least 27.
l Pompeo meets Saudi leaders, to hold talks with Turkish officials today l Call for lifting of immunity of officials who might be involved in writer’s disappearance l Turkish FM says investigators could interview Saudi consulate officials
Huddled in a basement, dozens of children cover their heads with their hands, practising what to do if their school comes under attack in eastern Ukraine’s war.
Islamic State-allied Boko Haram extremists have killed another kidnapped female Red Cross worker in northeast Nigeria in a “despicable act of cruelty”, the agency said yesterday, a month after militants murdered one of her colleagues.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s leading critic in her coalition government said yesterday that he wanted the ruling alliance to work, batting away calls for his own resignation after a dismal result for his party in Bavaria’s regional election.