Chinese police shot dead dozens belonging to a knife-wielding terror gang in Xinjiang, state media said Tuesday, in the latest bout of violence to rock the far western region home to the mainly Muslim Uighur minority.
Japan’s top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine.
Egypt and several western states on Sunday urged their citizens to leave Libya amid spiraling violence after two weeks of fighting in the capital Tripoli left 97 people dead.
Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.
A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children’s clothing scattered in the courtyard.