SEOUL, South Korea, July 20: North Korea said Wednesday it test-fired ballistic rockets as part of a simulated pre-emptive attack on ports and airfields in South Korea, in a likely reference to the three missile launches that Seoul says the North carried out a day earlier.
NEW YORK, July 20: Ready to hit the streets in search of a Pikachu? The "Pokemon Go" smartphone game has become a phenomenon since its debut nearly two weeks ago. The appeal stems partly from how easy it is to play.
TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 19: A tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a highway near Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, burning to death all 26 people on board, officials said, in the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism to the island.
BEIJING, July 18: China said Monday that it is closing off a part of the South China Sea for military exercises this week, days after an international tribunal ruled against Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire strategic waterway.
SAO PAULO, July 18: The last time Brazil played a major soccer tournament at home, Neymar was stretchered off the field and then missed an embarrassing loss against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinals.
NICE, July 16: The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who've been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians, Swiss and a Russian.
ANKARA, Turkey, July 16: Turkey's president declared he is in control of the country early Saturday as loyal military and police forces quashed a coup attempt during a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead.
ANKARA, Turkey, July 16: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government is in charge after a coup attempt brought a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital that left dozens dead. The state-run news agency said more than 750 soldiers have been detained across the country.
ANKARA, Turkey, July 16: A lawyer for the Turkish government, Robert Amsterdam, said that "there are indications of direct involvement" in the coup attempt of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who is living in exile in Pennsylvania.
BERLIN, July 15: German police say they've arrested an 18-year-old man who was wanted for evading a prison sentence after he ventured out to play the newly launched "Pokémon Go" smartphone game with friends.
SRINAGAR, (India), July 15: Police say protests have erupted at several places in Indian-controlled Kashmir, even as authorities prevented tens of thousands of people from offering Friday prayers in big mosques with a lockdown in place for a seventh straight day.
SEOUL, South Korea, July 15: Angry residents in a rural South Korean town have thrown raw eggs and water bottles at the prime minister to protest a plan to deploy a U.S. missile defense system in their neighborhood.
NICE, France, July 15: France has been stunned again as a large white truck mowed through a crowd of revelers gathered for a Bastille Day fireworks display in the Riviera city of Nice, killing at least 80 and leaving what one witness said was "bodies everywhere."