Four people have been arrested by police in Pakistan, accused of stealing spinal fluid from women and attempting to sell it.
At least eight people have been killed, and more than 40 others injured, after a street vendor’s gas canister exploded during a festival in Bolivia.
A Russian plane carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radars as it left a Moscow airport, heading for the Urals.
A suicide bombing has killed at least 40 people and injured 140 others in the centre of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, officials say.
A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said.
A man has killed himself and injured at least seven others after setting off two hand grenades in a courtroom in eastern Ukraine.
War crimes suspect Slobodan Praljak, who had claimed to have drank poison during the verdict of his final appeals case in a court in The Hague, has died.
A war crimes suspect, Slobodan Praljak, has reportedly drank poison after a verdict was announced during an appeal hearing in The Hague.
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.