Armed men have surrounded Libya's foreign ministry demanding that officials who worked for deposed leader Muammar Qaddafi's regime be banned from senior positions in the new administration.
A senior Iraqi official says authorities have suspended the licenses of pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera and nine other satellite channels for allegedly promoting violence and sectarianism.
Police in Bangladesh have arrested the owner of the building that collapsed last week killing more than 350 people.
Italy's new government has been sworn in ending two months of political stalemate in the eurozone's third-largest economy.
More details continue to emerge about the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Local police said at least eight people were killed and dozens more wounded on April 28 when two more deadly bomb attacks in northwestern Pakistan targeted the offices of independent candidates in next month’s parliamentary elections.
Iraqi authorities have placed a curfew on the whole of Anbar province following the killing of five soldiers there.
Alliance officials said there was no insurgent activity when the plane went down in the province of Zabul.
Ukraine's presidential pardon commission says it is too soon to consider pardoning jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
A top adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin says claims that chemical weapons have been used in Syria should not become a pretext for foreign military intervention in the country.
Investigations are continuing into the Boston Marathon bombings.
An Indian national facing the death penalty in Pakistan for spying is fighting for life after he was attacked by fellow prison inmates.