The United States has condemned attack on Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi and urged Islamabad to bring those responsible for the attacks on the media to justice.
A fresh 6.1-magnitude tremor rattled Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island on Sunday as officials scrambled for news of damage and casualties following a powerful earthquake overnight that sparked a tsunami alert.
A US drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al Qaeda militants and three civilians on Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.
Hamid Mir, a prominent Pakistani journalist and a critic of the nation's powerful military, was wounded by gunmen in the southern port city of Karachi on Saturday evening, according to police officials and local news media reports.
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A 26-year-old third mate was navigating a South Korean ferry through a notoriously treacherous waterway for the first time when it tilted and sank, prosecutors said Saturday, as rescuers raced against time to find any survivors among the 256 missing passengers, many of them believed to have been trapped inside the capsized vessel.
Pope Francis on Saturday called on Catholics to bring the message of God "to the very ends of the earth" during an Easter vigil mass in St Peter's Basilica.
A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
Poland's defense minister has said US ground forces will be sent to his country to expand NATO's presence there as events unfold in neighboring Ukraine, The Washington Post reported.
Divers retrieved more than a dozen bodies on Sunday from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and recovery process.
Politics overshadowed Easter observances in Kiev and Moscow late on Saturday, with the Orthodox religious leaders in each capital trading barbs over the crisis in Ukraine - while the US reportedly prepared to send ground forces to neighbouring Poland.
Violence in Iraq killed 29 people on Saturday, most of them militants who died in a security forces assault that pushed them out of an area west of Baghdad, officials said.
Divers on Saturday retrieved the first bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized nearly four days ago, marking a grim new stage in the search and recovery process.
Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from multiple quarters here including the Taliban, was today shot at in Karachi by four unidentified gunmen who waylaid his vehicle near a bridge on way to his office.