Poles launched a Twitter campaign on Thursday urging countrymen to "#eatapples to spite Putin" a day after Russia slapped an embargo on Polish produce in retaliation against Western sanctions.
Twenty-six people died as a result of a horrific tanker truck explosion in southeast Turkey last week, with the toll rising drastically after more victims passed away at hospitals across the country, media reported earlier today.
Sierra Leone, earlier today, buried a doctor it hailed as a "national hero" for saving the lives of more than 100 Ebola patients before succumbing himself to the killer tropical disease.
The head of a China's largest mosque was murdered after conducting morning prayers, the local government in the far western region of Xinjiang said, amid intensifying violence in the turbulent region.
US health authorities on Thursday issued a travel warning for three African nations struggling with the largest outbreak of deadly Ebola virus in history.
With hazards including blown-up railway bridges and unexploded shells and mines, the route chosen by international investigators to reach the MH17 crash site on Thursday was fraught with risks.
The Philippines was preparing on Thursday to evacuate 13,000 citizens from Libya as violence raged and after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse was gang-raped there.
A premature baby rescued by Gaza doctors from her dead mother's womb last week has died due to complications and power cuts affecting the intensive care unit where she was treated.
Ugandan state lawyers sought on Thursday to dismiss a petition by activists at the constitutional court seeking to overturn anti-gay legislation condemned by rights groups as draconian.
Explosions rang out near the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Thursday as international investigators arrived for the first time in nearly a week after Kiev announced a surprise one-day halt to its offensive against rebels.
A British judge has opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the killing.
The Philippines dispatched its foreign minister on Thursday to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino construction worker was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped there.
Police in northeastern China say two people have been killed and one injured in a pair of apparently related shooting incidents.
The Philippines' top diplomat said earlier today that he was on his way to arrange the evacuation from Libya of thousands of Filipino workers, one of whom was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped amid the worsening turmoil.
Greece has sent a navy frigate to Libya to evacuate embassy staff and dozens of its nationals amid deadly clashes between rival militias, a Greek official said on Thursday.