At least 27 people have been killed, and a further 50 wounded, following a collision between two passenger buses, in central Pakistan.
Reports have suggested that there have been casualties following clashes, during an ongoing military coup in Turkey, including reports of 17 police officers having been killed in the coup attempt.
There are reports of a strong explosion, and gunfire, in the Turkish capital, Ankara, amidst an ongoing coup attempt.
Up to 30 migrants are feared dead, after the boat they were travelling in has capsized, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.
Gunmen have reportedly attacked a hotel, in the Malian capital, Bamako, and are believed to have taken hostages.
At least one person has been killed, and another injured, following a beheading attack by suspected Islamists at a gas factory near Lyon, in France.
A one-year-old albino boy in Tanzania, who had been kidnapped earlier in the week, has been found dead, with his arms and legs removed.
New York has set a new city record after reaching the eleventh day without a murder being reported, according to police officials.
A protest against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in the African nation of Niger has left at least four people dead and several others injured.