At least 60 militants have been killed while over 100 others have surrendered to security forces during the last eight days of the military operation to flush out terrorists in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, the army said today.
British Prime Minister David Cameron warned Friday he would not pay an "unacceptable" bill for 2.1 billion euros ($2.6 billion) that the European Union had unexpectedly demanded from London by December 1.
China today launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth to test technologies to be used in the country's first lunar mission, but made an early adjustment in its orbit after the orbiter deviated from the path due to external factors.
A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West.
Friday October 24, 2014, Ismailia, Egypt
A car bomb killed at least 25 Egyptian security personnel in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst violence against the state since Islamist President Mursi was overthrown last year.
Friday October 24, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to the Canadian, US, Belgian and German consulates in Istanbul on Friday, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks in Canada this week.
Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack.
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said on Friday.