The leader of the Afghan Taliban has likely been killed, following a US drone strike targeting him, in a remote region just inside neighbouring Pakistan.
An armed man has been shot and wounded by Secret Service agents, outside the White House, in the US city of Washington.
At least three people have been killed, and a further 20 wounded, following a mass shooting in San Bernardino, in the state of California, United States.
A US airstrike has targeted Islamic State militant ‘Jihadi John’, and has likely killed the executioner, a US official has said.
At least five people, including two US security contractors and a South African trainer, have been shot dead, by a Jordanian officer, at a training centre, near the country’s capital, Amman.
A knife-wielding Palestinian woman has been shot dead, by Israeli security forces, in the occupied West Bank.
At least seven people, including three women, have been kidnapped and killed, by Islamic State militants, in Afghanistan.
At least 14 people have been killed, following a double suicide bombing, in a mosque, in northeastern Nigeria.
At least 14 people, including six US servicemen, have been killed, after a US military plane crashed, in Afghanistan.
At least 13 people have been killed, and a further 20 wounded, following a mass killing, by a lone gunman, at a college in southern Oregon, United States.