Three people were missing early Tuesday after a coal mine gas blast in China’s Shanxi province killed at least 11 people, China’s state run news agency reported.
A strong earthquake struck off the south coast of Japan on Sunday night local time, "jolting Tokyo and wide areas of eastern Japan," the country’s Kyodo news agency reported.
A North Korean patrol boat seized a South Korean fishing boat with four people onboard Thursday morning after it strayed into North Korean waters, the South Korean news agency Yonhap cited officials as saying.
Four police officers were killed Sunday by a suicide explosion in the center of Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, the Russian state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing police at the scene of the attack.
Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner resigned as leader of the ruling political party Monday following a poor showing in Sunday’s elections, the official news agency Telam reported.
Federal agents arrested 92 municipal police officers accused of providing information and security to one of Mexico’s most ruthless drug cartels, the state-run Notimex news agency reported.
Iranian security officials defused a bomb on a domestic flight en route to Tehran, the country’s semi-official news agency said Sunday.
Iranian authorities hanged three men convicted for their involvement in a bombing of a Shia mosque, Iran’s IRNA news agency reported Saturday.
At least 11 people were killed and 30 wounded after a stampede ensued at the close of an eight-day music festival in Morocco on Saturday night, the country’s news agency said.
A plane crashed in northeast Brazil on Friday, killing 11 people, according to the official Agencia Brasil news agency.