Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday in a symbolic challenge to President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia.
A riot broke out among South Asian workers in Singapore late Sunday, damaging police cars and other vehicles in the city state's Little India district, eyewitnesses and local media said.
South Africans of all races often referred to Nelson Mandela as simply "Madiba" or "Tata," terms of endearment that promoted a sense of familiarity for a towering figure who was widely revered.
Francois Hollande's approval rating edged 2 percentage points higher in December to 24 percent, a small rise from an all-time record low hit last month, a poll showed on Sunday.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he'll visit Pakistan on Monday - a rare stop for a Pentagon chief in recent years.
Fifty-three heads of state and government have so far confirmed attendance at upcoming memorial events for peace icon Nelson Mandela.
A family of four in the US state of Arizona has miraculously survived a crash with minor injuries after their car plunged 250-feet down a cliff and rolled as many as seven times.
A wave of bombings mostly targeting Shiite areas in and around Baghdad killed at least 35 people on Sunday as surging violence spurs concerns Iraq is falling back into all-out conflict.
The last breath Nelson Mandela drew was his own, free of any life support, in the presence of his closest family members, South African media reported on Sunday.
Hundreds of thousands of pro-EU Ukrainians rallied in Kiev on Sunday for a new protest aimed at forcing President Viktor Yanukovych to resign.
From political posters to bottles of wine and kitchen aprons, the face and name of Nelson Mandela are a potent commercial and political brand in South Africa.
The Dalai Lama, who has twice since 2009 been denied a visa for South Africa, is not planning to attend his fellow Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela's funeral.
An unexploded bomb of "great destruction power" dating back to Wold War II was found in downtown Belgrade and removed on Sunday for controlled detonation, the government said.
Marielle Jan de Beur often catches the 6:27 a.m. train to Grand Central Terminal, waiting on the Westchester platform with a swarm of dark-suited men.
Saudi authorities beheaded a Pakistani man on Sunday after he was convicted of smuggling drugs into the ultra-conservative Gulf state, the interior ministry said.