Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for unity in the Middle East on Monday, a conciliatory message that contrasted starkly with another senior figure who accused Saudi Arabia of "heresy and deception".
India's top court on Monday ordered circuses to stop employing children and instructed the government to rescue and rehabilitate those currently working in shows.
An insurgent killed two people in the Afghan Defense Ministry on Monday in the third attack on security installations in four days.
Unknown armed men abducted 12 Iranian engineers of a construction company in Farah province on Monday.
An Afghan army soldier opened fire in the Defense ministry on Monday, killing two ministry personnel and wounding seven others.
UN has reached an agreement with the Libyan government to provide humanitarian aid in Tripoli.
New Zealand's wedding gift to Prince William and Kate Middleton will be a 10,000 NZ dollars ($7, 900) donation to the Christchurch relief effort.
At least 10 people have been killed in different parts of northwest Nigeria's Gombe state after the presidential election.
Japan's nuclear safety agency detected elevated levels of radiation inside the buildings housing the No 1 and No 3 reactors.
Global warming will melt all the ice in the Arctic Ocean every summer, raising earth temperatures even further, researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) warned.
Nuclear safety officials say the first radiation measurements taken inside two reactor buildings at Japan's crisis-stricken nuclear plant show a harsh environment but not one that will be impossible for humans to work in.
Residents were being evacuated from their homes when wildfire burned thousands of acres of land in southwest Texas Sunday.