Security

World leaders unite in condemnation of North Korea

Criticism of Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test is voiced around the world from South Korea and the US to China and Russia.

Myanmar

Myanmar must show restraint to avoid 'catastrophe': UN

Antonio Guterres 'deeply concerned' by reports of security crackdown which killed hundreds of Rohingya Muslims.

Europe

Spain unites for 500,000-strong Barcelona march

Differences put aside as half-a-million people join major rally against violence following deadly attacks last week.

Africa

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon

Attackers also kidnapped eight people and burned down more than 30 homes, according to Cameroonian officials.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'

Palestinian health ministry confirms 17-year-old killed at military checkpoint in occupied West Bank.

Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'

Europe

Spain says cell behind deadly attacks dismantled

Interior minister says cell behind attacks that killed more than a dozen people in Catalonia is fully dismantled.

Africa

Al-Shabab suspected in deadly Kenya bus attack

Vehicle travelling from Mombasa to Kipini targeted in Lamu, killing three people, amid tensions in run-up to elections.

Al-Shabab suspected in deadly bus attack in Lamu

Asia

Carnage as suicide attackers hit Herat Shia worshippers

Dozens killed and death toll feared to rise with several wounded in critical condition after blast in west Afghanistan.

Suicide bombers target Shia mosque in Herat city

Middle East

Iran's missile programme to continue 'with full power'

Tehran remains defiant as it seeks 'an appropriate reaction' to US sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile tests.

Iran's missile programme to continue 'with full power'

Asia Pacific

Australia to boost military's power in 'terror' attacks

Prime minister unveils proposed changes to laws in wake of recent attacks, including the deadly 2014 siege in Sydney.

Boost for military's powers in 'terrorist incidents'

Middle East

Eviction attempt turns deadly in Egypt's Nile island

Police use rubber bullets and tear gas against Cairo's al-Warraq island residents who resist eviction, killing one.

Eviction attempt turns deadly in Egypt's Nile island

Middle East

Two German tourists killed in attack at Egyptian resort

The assailant was arrested immediately after the attack in Hurghada, in which four foreigners were also wounded.

Two tourists stabbed to death, four wounded in Egypt

Middle East

Attackers kill Saudi soldier in Qatif

A shooting attack on the military patrol vehicle in the Shia-majority province also injured another soldier.

Attackers kill Saudi soldier in Qatif

Asia

Pakistan blast victims end sit-in as demands met

Army chief meets protesters in Parachinar, wracked by last week's twin blasts, accedes to demands for security revamp.

Pakistan blast victims end sit-in as demands met

Latin America

Venezuelan army put on alert after helicopter attack

Venezuela's leader vows 'to defend peace' as he brands a grenade helicopter attack on the supreme court as coup attempt.