Water thrown on deputy speaker in Kenyan parliament
Kenyan lawmakers have traded blows and the deputy speaker had water thrown on her amid a chaotic parliamentary session called to push through a tough new security bill.
I'm a 'trusting fool', says US man freed after five years incarceration in Cuba
Alan Gross, 65, was freed from prison today as part of an agreement that included the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States, officials said.
PHOTOS: 132 children killed in Taliban attack
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the assault and rushed to Peshawar to show his support for the victims. "Their sole purpose, it seems, was to kill those innocent kids."
Taliban attacks army-run school in Pakistan, several dead
At least 126 people, mostly children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
Three dead, including gunman in Sydney hostage crisis - police
Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown cafe.
Police storm Sydney cafe and free hostages
Heavily armed police have stormed a cafe in Sydney, Australia where a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee had been holding dozens of people hostage.
Five escape ongoing hostage crisis in Australia
The first three people ran out of the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in downtown Sydney six hours into the hostage crisis, and two women sprinted from a fire exit into the arms of waiting police ...
Ugandan nanny sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting toddler
The case sparked outrage in the East African country after video footage circulated that appeared to show the nanny beating a child under the age of 2.
Hostage situation in Sydney, Australia ... PM says it may be politically motivated
New South Wales state police said they were dealing with "an armed incident," and they were trying to make contact with people inside the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Sydney.
UN members approve framework to tackle climate change
Delegates have approved a framework for setting national pledges, which is to be submitted to a summit next year.