Mosul's Al-Nuri Mosque as seen from a sniper hole.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that the destruction of the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul by Islamic State fighters is a “formal declaration" that the jihadist outfit has conceded defeat against coalition forces.

The refugee deaths along the Libya-Italy route across the Mediterranean Sea has seen a dramatic surge recently.

The heart-rending incident reported from Libya’s western city of Zawiya follows within days after the European Union approved a controversial plan to tide the flow of migrants from the African nation.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

A deadly shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada comes just hours after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would welcome refugees and migrants following America’s decision to suspend its refugee program.

Scenes after a blast in Kabul in 2008.

A powerful car bomb struck near the German embassy in Zanbaq Square in the center of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, killing at least 80 and injuring more than 350 people during the rush hour on Wednesday.

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A massive fire broke out at the Grenfell Tower in central London killing six people and injuring more than 50 others, as the firefighters battled hard to control the flames enveloping the 24-storey housing block.

Saudi Arabia's new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

In a big reshuffle in the country’s line of succession, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued royal decree, appointing his son Mohammed bin Salman, 31, as the new crown prince, replacing a 57-year-old nephew.

Otto Warmbier, 22, suffered

U.S. President Donald Trump lambasted N. Korea for its "brutal" behavior after the death of Otto Warmbier, the American student who was held in the Asian state for fifteen months and returned to the U.S. last week.