A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.
A suspected gunman was fatally shot after multiple people opened fire at an all-night arts festival in the US state of New Jersey, wounding at least 22 people including a boy who is in critical condition, authorities said on Sunday.
Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramadan began.
A nation plagued by a wrenching loop of mass school shootings watched the latest horror play out in this small Southeast Texas town Friday morning, as a young man armed with a shotgun and a .38 revolver smuggled under his coat opened fire on his high school campus, killing 10 people, many of them his fellow students, and wounding 10 more, the authorities said.
Protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security have led to the deaths of at least three people, including a police officer, on Friday, heaping pressure on the leftist government of President Daniel Ortega.