Police in the Atlantic Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Sunday were hunting for a 51-year-old man who they said was suspected of shootings that had resulted in "several victims".
Dozens of people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a political rally in Kabul on Friday, in the deadliest assault in Afghanistan since the US signed a withdrawal deal with the Taliban.
Six Tanzanians were shot dead and seven others injured in an attack carried out by unidentified assailants in a village bordering a region in Mozambique
At least fifteen people were gunned down in an ambush by suspected militants in Thailand's violence-wracked south
Gunmen wearing police and army uniforms killed three people and injured three others at a bar in a heavily guarded neighbourhood of Burundi's biggest city Bujumbura late on Friday
A Russian soldier on Friday opened fire on troops at a Siberian military base, killing eight and injuring two, officials said, blaming the attack on a possible "nervous breakdown".
Gunmen have killed 34 people in Nigeria's northern Zamfara state where criminal gangs have been terrorising remote villages, police said Sunday.
Gunmen killed at least seven people and wounded 14 others in an attack on a bus driving towards a Coptic Christian monastery in Egypt on Friday, the Archbishop in Minya said.
An active shooting incident in the area of a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday resulted in "multiple casualties," a police commander said.
Thursday's attack took place between the towns of Zliten and Khoms on the coastal road leading from Tripoli to the port city of Misrata.