|Mosque bombing kills 15 al-Qaida fighters in Syria
Activists say a bomb has exploded inside a mosque where al-Qaida's branch in Syria was holding a fast-breaking meal, killing at least 14.
|Hundreds march in Istanbul in support of Uighurs
Hundreds of people have marched in Istanbul to protest against China's treatment of its minority Muslim Uighur community.
|Spanish police arrest man suspected of recruiting jihadis
Spanish police say they have arrested a Moroccan national in the northeastern city of Badalona on suspicion of having spent months praising jihadi terrorism and disseminating propaganda for the Islamic State group.
|Fatal fire on Japan's airtight bullet train exposes lapses
A fatal fire on Japan's bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system renowned for its speed, punctuality and safety record.
|Neo-Nazis rally in London, outnumbered by rivals
A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally in London, but were hugely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators.
|Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family
In "Amy," performers as diverse as Yasiin Bey and Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, and the documentary helps reclaim the talented, troubled singer as a musician, rather than a mess.
|Southeast Asia to set up fund to help boat people
A Malaysian minister says Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand.
|Pope brings 'church for the poor' to South America's poorest
Pope Francis is taking his "church for the poor" to three of South America's poorest and most peripheral countries.
|Germany phasing out some worst-polluting coal plants by 2020
The German government is scrapping plans for a levy on the most-polluting coal-fired power stations and will instead phase some of the plants out.
|2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions
Two leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime have appealed their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.