UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned a deadly attack on United Nations peacekeepers in Mali earlier in the day, stressing "the urgent need to bring the perpetrators of this attack to justice".
Two UN peacekeepers and a contractor died in a rocket attack Saturday on a UN base in northeast Mali claimed by the jihadist Ansar Dine group, a week after a deadly siege at a Bamako hotel shocked the country.
US President Barack Obama declared "enough is enough" and made an impassioned call for tighter controls on military-style weapons Saturday, a day after a gunman killed three people at a family planning center.
Ahead of the Paris summit, the Commonwealth today committed itself to working towards an "ambitious" and "legally-binding" climate deal as it asserted that vulnerable countries must be assisted by the rich nations in combating climate change.
French and U.N. armoured vehicles and tanks jostled with ramshackle yellow taxis on the congested streets of Central African Republic's capital on Saturday as security was beefed up a day before the arrival of Pope Francis.
Militant Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a procession of Shi'ite Muslims that killed at least 21 people in northern Nigeria's Kano state, the SITE monitoring service reported on Saturday.
Reuters | Sunday November 29, 2015, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Police named the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs as 57-year-old Robert L. Dear on Saturday, but they released few other details about the man and said nothing about what may have motivated the rampage.
Reuters | Sunday November 29, 2015, Strasbourg, France
France has put 24 green activists under house arrest ahead of the United Nations climate talks, using emergency laws put in place following the Paris shootings, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Saturday.
The police officer who was killed during Friday's shooting standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs has been identified as Garrett Swasey, 44, a co-pastor at his church and an ice-skating champion.
Nearly 1,000 people have been denied entry to France since the government tightened border controls under a state of emergency following the November 13 attacks, the interior minister said on Saturday.