Three police officers were killed in Tehran on Monday, a police spokesman said, as clashes broke out with members of a Muslim religious order seen as a threat to the Shi’ite theocratic establishment.
At least 94 people have been killed in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the space of 24 hours.
Four people have been killed, and a further four injured, following a shooting at a Christian church in the Russian republic of Dagestan.
Sixty-six people on board a passenger plane that crashed in Iran’s Zargos mountains are feared to have been killed.
At least 17 people are now believed to have been killed, and more injured, after a school shooting in the US state of Florida.
A school shooting in the US state of Florida is understood to have caused a number of casualties, according to reports.
Several people have been injured, and a suspect has been taken into custody, after a car crashed outside the US National Security Agency’s headquarters.
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.