At least 26 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck on the highway between Nairobi and Kenya’s second city Mombasa, police said Tuesday.
The southern state of Arkansas, rushing to execute several inmates before a lethal drug expires next week, put to death two inmates late Monday, the first double execution in the United States in 17 years.
Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions of dollars in southeastern Paraguay on Monday, leaving a policeman dead in what officials called the “robbery of the century.”
A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said.
French politics has entered uncharted territory after the “big bang” that saw off the presidential candidates of both the traditional left and right parties for the first time.
Greece’s port police said Monday at least 16 people including women and children have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos.
Brexit spearhead Nigel Farage on Monday said France’s far-right anti-immigration firebrand Marine Le Pen could score a shock upset in her country’s upcoming presidential election run-off against European centrist Emmanuel Macron.
The EU warned membership candidate Turkey on Monday of a review and possible “redefinition” of ties after a referendum granted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extra powers.
Protesters rallied Monday vowing to block Venezuela’s main roads to raise pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after three weeks of deadly unrest that have left 21 people dead.
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who scored her best results in Sunday’s presidential vote far from France’s biggest cities, was carried to the run-off election by a part of the nation left behind in an era of globalisation.
A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key jihadist-held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the Islamic State group in northern Syria.