Clashes between Muslims and Christians north of Cairo have left five people dead.
Hundreds of protesters have rallied in central Moscow to demand the release of political activists jailed after clashes with the police last year.
At least 22 people have been killed in an attack on an open-air election campaign rally north of Baghdad.
Kazakhstan's press service says that President Nursultan Nazarbayev has discussed the development of bilateral cooperation in the oil and gas sector during an official visit to China.
A group of some 40 Egyptians have tried to storm the residence of Iran’s top diplomat in Cairo to protest against improving relations with Iran.
The death toll from a building collapse in the Indian city of Mumbai has risen to 72.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon "remains deeply concerned about escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula."
World powers and Iran are meeting for a second and final day of talks on Tehran's controversial nuclear program in Kazakhstan.
The top U.S. military commander has arrived in Afghanistan on an unexpected visit.
Russian scientists studying Antarctica's Lake Vostok say they hope to confirm in May earlier claims that a new form of bacterial life had been discovered there.
At least four Pakistani soldiers and 14 militants have been killed in a new military offensive in the northwest.
UN rights chief Navi Pillay is calling on the United States to close the Guantanamo prison where terrorism suspects are kept.