A man was killed in a brutal attack near a military barracks in south London on Wednesday, which British authorities are treating as a possible terrorist act. One of the alleged attackers (pictured) has been caught on camera with bloodied hands.
With pro-government forces close to seizing Qusair, Syria’s main opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, on Wednesday called on rebels from around the country to defend the strategic western border town.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday slammed a decision by the country’s conservative Guardians Council to bar a close aide from upcoming elections and vowed to take up the issue with the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The search for survivors and bodies in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, which was devastated by a huge tornado on Monday that left at least 24 people dead, is nearing an end, officials said on Tuesday.
French composer Henri Dutilleux died Wednesday in Paris at the age of 97, his family announced. Over the course of his prolific career, he won international renown for his mostly instrumental works, which ranged from violin concertos to symphonies.
The tight-lipped official response to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's latest health crisis sparked conflicting reports and rumours. But beneath the fracas, real fears are simmering about Algeria’s political future.
World number two Andy Murray has pulled out of this year’s French Open in Paris with a back injury, he announced Tuesday. The Scottish player is hoping to be back in action for the start of the Queens Club Championship in June.
A bill to legalise same-sex marriage in Britain passed a major hurdle in parliament on Tuesday, despite attempts by members of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party to block the legislation.
Keyboardist Ray Manzarek, who along with singer Jim Morrsion founded the influential rock group The Doors in 1965, died at the age of 74 at a medical clinic in Germany on Monday following a battle with cancer.
Tech giant Apple avoided paying tax on billions of dollars of profits, a report by the US Senate said on Monday. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and others from the California company have been called on to testify at a hearing on Tuesday.
Israel’s military said Tuesday that gunfire from Syria had hit a patrol on the Golan Heights, prompting troops to fire back, while the Syrian army said it destroyed an Israeli vehicle it claims had crossed the ceasefire line.
Former Guatemala dictator Efrain Rios Montt’s conviction for genocide was overturned by the country’s top court Monday. The 86-year-old was convicted earlier this month for his role in massacres of Mayans during Guatemala’s 36-year civil war.