Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April.
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Thursday issued a warning to women not to get behind the wheel in defiance of the kingdom's men-only road rules after a renewed social media campaign to challenge the law by driving in public.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged to boost security forces' surveillance and detention powers on Thursday, a day after a gunman killed a soldier and raced through parliament before being shot dead.
Police arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday, underscoring tensions in the capital Ottawa a day after a gunmen killed a soldier and rampaged through parliament.
Hong Kong protesters have created a self-sustaining village within a month of taking their call for democracy to the streets, setting up changing rooms, tents for hire, a study area, first-aid stations and even their own security patrols as they ready for the long haul.
Eight people were killed today when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying them in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, in the latest case of targetted attack on the ethnic Hazara community.