Casualties feared as motorcycle blast strikes shopping area in Helmand province.
Police identify suspect in shooting of 19 people during Mother's Day parade in the US state.
News agency calls secret seizure of telephone records of its journalists as "massive and unprecedented intrusion".
Major retailers agree to monitor suppliers and pay for repairs after more than 1,100 dead in factory collapse.
Roberto Mancini relieved of his duties after team fails to defend its league title despite boasting of star lineup.
Kermit Gosnell convicted of first-degree murder of three babies during late-term abortions at his Philadelphia clinic.
Police release surveillance footage of Mother's Day parade shootings in New Orleans in hopes of finding three culprits.
Attack on base in Helmand province kills three soldiers, after 10 civilians died in roadside bomb near Kandahar city.
Italian prosecutors charge the former prime minister with abuse of office and having sex with a minor.
Report says insects, which contain lots of protein and minerals, are environment-friendly and could help fight obesity.
Meeting in White House, US president and UK prime minister pledge to work together to increase pressure on Assad regime.
Forty missing after 70 patients overpower guards at institution in Nairobi after complaints of "ineffective" drugs.
At least 12 killed and dozens wounded in explosion in car park of main emergency hospital in eastern Libyan city.
Internet activism credited with revealing senior government official's alleged corruption but controls remain in place.
Iranian trade role coming under pressure amid the increasing effectiveness of sanctions and collapse in the value of the Iranian currency
NBA's Jason Collins has reignited the debate on homosexuality in sport, but it's a different story in English football.
Vulnerability of Pirelli tyres questioned amid fears F1 races are being more influenced by tyres than driving skills.
Global Witness accuses companies bankrolled by World Bank and Deutsche Bank of driving land-grabbing crisis in region.
Apparent winner of election picks new finance minister, as congratulations roll in from India and the US.
Mohamed Bashar, who signed peace deal with Sudan last month, killed by rival Justice and Equality Movement fighters.