Two sleeping homeless men were set on fire at a Berlin railway station Sunday night by an unknown assailant, police said.
Residents fled their homes Monday as a swift-moving fire blazed through a mountainous pine forest west of Athens and churned out smoke that turned the sky orange over the Greek capital.
The acid attack of a three-year-old boy by three men inside a busy store in England highlights the growing trend of attackers using the corrosive liquid as a weapon of choice.
Gunmen opened fire on worshippers inside a mosque in eastern Nangarhar province, killing four people, according to a provincial official.
Terrorism was not being ruled out as a motive after a gunman fired into packed Toronto restaurants and cafes Sunday, killing 2 people and injuring 12 others before dying in a gun battle with police, officials said.
A woman was lynched in central India on rumors that she was part of a gang that kidnapped children, police said Monday, days after the country's highest court called for immediate steps to control deadly mob violence across the country.
Activists on Monday criticized a six-month prison sentence given to a 15-year-old Indonesian girl who had an abortion after being repeatedly raped by her brother.