At least 28 people have been injured, some seriously, after a vehicle was driven into a Mardi Gras parade in the US city of New Orleans.
At least five people people, reportedly four US citizens and an Australian pilot, have been killed, after their light aircraft crashed in Melbourne, Australia.
At least five people have been killed, and others wounded, after gunmen opened fire in a mosque, during evening prayers, in Quebec City, Canada.
A US commando has reportedly been killed, and three others wounded, following a raid on suspected militants linked with al-Qaeda, in Yemen.
At least eight people are believed to have been killed, after a gunman opened fire through an open nightclub window, in Mexico.
At least nine people have reportedly been injured, and the suspected gunman detained, following a shooting at an airport in the US state of Florida.
At least 103 people have been injured, none reportedly life-threatening, following the derailment of a passenger train in New York City, in the United States.
At least thirteen people have been killed, following a wave of violence between feuding rival drug gangs in Mexico.
At least 60 people have been wounded, with some possibly killed, following an explosion at a fireworks market in Mexico.
A three-year-old boy has died, after being shot by a driver, in a suspected road rage shooting, in the US state of Arkansas.