At least six people have been killed, following an attack by gunmen, suicide bombers in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
At least two Turkey police officers have been killed, and a further three wounded, by Kurdish militants, in the eastern city of Diyarbakir.
At least 15 Islamist militants have been killed by Philippine security forces, in an attempt to rescue foreign captives.
More than 200 prisoners have been released by Gambia, including 31 prisoners jailed for treason, in relation to a number of attempted coups.
Police in the Netherlands have detained a suspected following a fire at the British Embassy in The Hague, a spokesperson for the local authorities have said.
A Dutch citizen, held hostage by terrorists in northern Mali since 2011, has been freed by French forces in a special operation in the area.
A European, of either British or Greek nationality, has been killed while fighting Islamic State militants, alongside Kurdish forces, in northern Syria.
An Australian man who was killed while fighting Islamic State militants in northern Syria has been named as Ashley Kent Johnston, believed to be the first Westerner killed in fighting.