The elected official in charge of policing in the northern English town of Rotherham quit on Tuesday after weeks of resisting political pressure to stand down over a scandal involving the sexual exploitation of as many as 1,400 children.
A Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a NATO convoy in Kabul on Tuesday, triggering a massive blast that killed two Americans and one Polish soldier as well as wounding at least 13 civilians.
Democrats say opponents of President Barack Obama are simply playing on concerns about terrorism as part of their attempt to portray Obama as having failed to secure the border against illegal immigration.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday appealed to the Supreme Court to play its role in stopping police brutality in Islamabad where protestors are engaged in sit-ins against the government.
Thirteen countries with wild tiger populations agreed on Tuesday to take part in a global count to establish how many of the critically endangered animals are left and improve policies to protect them.
Scientists said on Tuesday a female colossal squid weighing an estimated 350 kilograms (770 lbs) and thought to be only the second intact specimen ever found was carrying eggs when discovered in the Antarctic.