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.
At least three people have been killed, after two planes collided in midair, above a regional airport in the US state of Georgia.
At least six Russian military servicemen have been killed, and a further 16 were injured, after their bus crashed off a mountain road, in the breakaway South Ossetia region.
Flash flooding has caused serious disruptions in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, following several hours of torrential rain.
A man has been killed by an escaped tiger, which was later killed, in Georgia, following flooding in the country that led to a number of animals escaping a zoo in the country’s capital Tbilisi.
A small aircraft has crashed onto an Interstate in the state of Georgia, United States, killing all four people on board the plane.
Three people have died, and eight are injured, after a van carrying musicians from two bands crashed off the freeway in Georgia, United States.
An unarmed, naked African-American man has been reportedly shot dead by Atlanta-area police, after the man was acting erratically and ignored officers’ demands to stop advancing.
A police officer has been killed in the line of duty, during a shootout, in the US state of Georgia, according to local law enforcement officials.
An American atheist blogger has been killed after a stabbing attack in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials have said.