TUNISIA'S ruling Islamists and opposition parties have suspended talks over forming a new caretaker government to end the country's crisis after the two sides failed to agree on naming a prime minister.
BRITAIN'S ambassador in Berlin has been asked for an explanation by the German Foreign Ministry about claims the UK was operating a covert spying station in the city, using hi-tech equipment housed on the embassy roof.
AT least 19 North Korean sailors were killed when a naval vessel sank during "combat duties" off the east coast last month, state media said, in a rare revelation by the impoverished and reclusive country.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has played down any rift with Saudi Arabia, saying relations between the two countries were strategic and enduring and both agreed negotiations were the only way to stop Syria's civil war.
THE suspected gunman in last week's deadly attack at Los Angeles International Airport wrote a note saying he intended to die after killing at least one security officer, the chairman of the US House Committee on Homeland Security said yesterday.
'I remember his blood, dark on the earth, the look on our children's faces as he lay there.' Mano, a young woman sitting beside me in Mogadishu, is telling me about the tragic death of her husband, lost in the bitter conflict in Somalia.
Vietnam has advised the US it will open four additional sites to investigators seeking the remains of American military personnel missing since the Vietnam war, a senior US defence official has confirmed.
Shi'ite Muslim Houthi rebels pressed their offensive yesterday against a town in north Yemen held by their Sunni Muslim Salafi rivals, a Salafi spokesman said, bringing the total death toll in four days of sectarian clashes to 55.