Officials say more than 60 people have been killed and scores of others injured in a wave of bombings and shootings carried out in northeast Nigeria overnight.
Reports from China say 44 miners have been rescued -- more than 36 hours after they were trapped underground following a cave-in at a coal mine in central China.
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has said that Tehran has sent a letter to the United Nations complaining about U.S. accusations Iran was behind a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington.
A Pakistani court has formally charged seven persons, including two senior police officers and five suspected Taliban militants, for their alleged role in the killing of Benazir Bhutto.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Europe will need a decade to clean up its finances and emerge from the current debt crisis.
Wearing white robes to symbolize purity and equality under God, millions of Muslim pilgrims on Movember 5 climbed Mount Arafat, 19 kilometers outside Mecca, for one of the key moments of the five-day hajj.
Damascus has condemned Washington for advising Syrians not to turn themselves into Syrian authorities who offer them amnesty.
The United States military says a top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has been fired after making comments critical of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his government.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has opened talks with Greece's president on forming an emergency government aimed at pulling the country out of its economic crisis.
A court in Oslo has ruled that Anders Behring Breivik, the gunman behind this summer's twin attacks in Norway, will make his next court appearance via video link.
An activist in central Belarus has filed a lawsuit against municipal authorities accusing them of illegally banning a public gathering.
The Russian opposition Yabloko party has published its election program in 15 languages spoken in the Russian Federation in what it says is a response to the November 4 marches by nationalists across the country.