Update: The Paris terror attacks were 'carried out by three coordinated teams of gunmen,' the city's public prosecutor has said François Molins told a news conference on Saturday that at least 129 people were killed and 352 more injured - including 90 critically - in Friday night's attacks on the Stade de France, a city-centre concert hall and a series of packed cafes and bars François Molins told a news conference on Saturday that at least 129 people were killed and 352 more injured - including 90 critically - in Friday night's attacks on the Stade de France, a city-centre concert hall and a series of packed cafes and bars,.
The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three staff members were killed by an angry mob that sacked the American consulate in Benghazi, reportedly in response to an American-made video mocking the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
Three U.S. special operations soldiers were killed by a uniformed Afghan in the country's southern Helmand province in the latest in a series of “green-on-blue” attacks in which Afghan police or soldiers turn their weapons on coalition troops.
Two explosions left a scene of smoldering carnage in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Thursday morning, killing 55 people and injuring nearly 400.
In May 2010, Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas, a 32-year-old Mexican immigrant, was handcuffed, hogtied, kicked, beaten and tased five times before he died in the custody of U.S. Border Patrol officers, who justified their actions by claiming he resisted arrest. New eyewitness video says otherwise.
Fear and bloodshed remain a constant in the Syrian capital of Damascus, where at least one person was killed and several were injured Saturday when security forces opened fire at the funeral of three youths killed Friday during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad.
As many as 1 million Syrians poured into streets across the country Friday to show visiting members of the Arab League that they are suffering under President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Even with the league’s monitors present, however, the government is reported to have killed dozens of people and injured many more with nail bombs, live ammunition and tear gas.
Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed in his home Tuesday when a suicide bomber he thought was there to talk peace instead detonated a bomb hidden in his turban.