At least 18 people were killed and several others injured following an attack by gunmen at a cafe in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou.
At least 140 people are believed to have been killed after a fuel tanker burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East.
At least 31 people have been killed, and a further 35 wounded, following a suicide bombing at a crowded marketplace in Iraq.
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.
A man has been arrested carrying knives near the Houses of Parliament, in London, and arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences by armed police.
At least two French police officers have been shot and wounded, after attempting to arrest a suspected radical Islamist on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion.
At least 12 people have been killed, and a hospital severely damaged, following Syrian or Russian airstrikes in the rebel-held Idlib province of Syria.
At least 24 policemen have been killed, following an attack by suspected Maoist rebels, in central India.
At least 30 people have been killed over the weekend, due to a recent widespread surge in drug gang violence and related murders, in Mexico.
At least 140 Afghan soldiers have been killed, following an attack by Taliban suicide attackers, disguised as army personal, on an army base in the country’s north.