The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the latest round of Gaza violence rose to 469, medics said, after announcing the deaths of another 31 people early Monday.
At least 99 Palestinians and 13 soldiers were killed Sunday as Israel ramped up a major military offensive in the bloodiest single day in Gaza in five years.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia of failing to fully back a peace plan to end the bloodshed in the east of his country.
Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister`s convoy today, as violence killed 13 people nationwide ahead of next week`s elections.
A series of attacks north of Baghdad, including multiple bombings targeting police, killed 13 people on Monday, as Iraq grapples with its worst bloodshed since 2008.
Attacks in Iraq killed 18 people on Tuesday, including six shot dead when gunmen stormed a house where a corpse was being ritually washed ahead of a funeral, officials said.
Pakistan Taliban has blamed the government for lacking powers to end the bloodshed in the country.
Major powers remain divided over what action to take amid a growing clamour for foreign intervention to end unrest in Syria.
Plainclothes gunmen killed 10 people in Yemen`s capital on Wednesday.
The African Union called on Ivory Coast`s Laurent Gbagbo to hand over power immediately to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara on Friday to spare civilians from further bloodshed.
US President vows to deploy "full range of options" to halt Libya bloodshed.
EU denounced Libyan govt`s bloody crackdown against pro-democracy protesters.
NATO-led forces have dealt
significant losses to the Taliban in Afghanistan but the
rebels are spoiling for a tough fight in the spring to regain
their sanctuaries, the alliance`s top commander warned.
International pressure mounted on Gbagbo to hand over power to Ouattara.
Both Alassane Ouattara, Laurent Gbagbo claim to have won presidential polls.
Gun battles raged here as troops and police hunted for an alleged drug lord wanted by the US, in a bloody standoff which has left at least 27 people dead in the Jamaican capital.
Voters in the Dominican Republic chose senators, delegates and mayors.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday
accused separatists of encouraging violence in Jammu and
Kashmir and alleged that their politics was surviving on
Thailand`s army chief said on Thursday he
aimed to end a standoff with anti-government protesters
without further bloodshed, in an apparent softening of the
military`s recent bellicose warnings.
Pope Benedict XVI denounced the "atrocious" bloodshed in Nigeria on Wednesday after a massacre of Christian villagers, as police said 49 people would be charged over the killings.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai