Islamic State claims Saudi mosque attack

Witnesses say a suicide bomber dressed as a woman blew himself up in the parking lot when guards stopped him from entering.

Cypriot police probe Israel link in ammonium nitrate haul

A Lebanese-Canadian man has been arrested with 2 tons of the bomb-making material in his basement, which is thought to have been destined for use against Israeli targets.

Silk Road's creator faces sentencing for drug scheme

Ross Ulbricht claims he handed the website to others because it was 'too stressful' but was lured back to it by its true operators, thereby becoming the 'fall guy'.

Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch stretching from south of San Antonio to Dallas, through Oklahoma.

India battles deadliest heatwave in two decades

Hundreds of mainly poor people die at the height of summer every year in India, but this year's figures are already nearly double the annual average.

Radioactive leak detected at Delhi airport: official

A radioactive material leak was detected at the Indira Gandhi International Airport where four cartons containing nuclear medicine material were found to be damaged.

WATCH: California cops wrestle pregnant woman to ground

A video clip shows police officers wrestling a black pregnant woman to the ground following a dispute with another woman.

South Korea reports two additional MERS cases

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is considered a deadlier but less infectious cousin of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus that appeared in Asia in 2003.


California oil spill takes toll on marine mammals, birds

More than two dozen marine mammals and nearly 40 birds, most of them pelicans, have been collected dead and alive from along California's oil-fouled coastline.


'My parents tried to marry me off as a child' - Indian activist

Usha Choudary wanted to stay at school and break the cycle of child marriage that blights millions of women's lives in India, and which nearly destroyed her own mother.