A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said.
North Korea has launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which the US Secretary of Defence said makes the country a worldwide threat.
At least 17 people have been killed after gunmen carried out a suicide attack southeast of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, local media reported.
North Korea has held another fresh missile test, firing a missile over northern Japan and into the sea, triggering warnings in Japan.
At least five people are believed to have been killed after a rocket struck close to the entrance of a trade fair in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
At least 23 people have been killed, and more than 60 injured, following a train crash in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
A military policeman has been injured after being attacked outside Taiwan’s presidential building by a man wielding a samurai sword.
At least 140 people are believed to have been killed after a fuel tanker burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East.
At least 31 people have been killed, and a further 35 wounded, following a suicide bombing at a crowded marketplace in Iraq.
Two US Army Rangers who were killed in fighting with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan this week may have been hit by friendly fire, according to the Pentagon.