Social media users responded to the brutal execution of a French priest on Tuesday with an outpouring of support and prayer, as they called for peace in the wake of the latest brutal attack to hit France.
Following a massive attack in Kabul, the Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, Afghan and U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars Tuesday outside the office of the UN's mine-clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police officials said.
German officials vowed tighter security and called for tougher controls of asylum-seekers Tuesday in the aftermath of four attacks in the country in the span of a week, two of which were claimed by the Islamic State extremist group.
Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention centre after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair.
A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.