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Nine dead as tourist boat sinks in Colombian reservoir

Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multi-decked tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia's Penol-Guatape reservoir .

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146 killed in Pakistan oil tanker explosion

An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited.

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PICS: Death toll from trio of Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

A total of 73 people have died in three separate attacks in 24 hours as Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid in Pakistan.

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Charles Manson follower's parole stopped

California's governor has blocked parole for 74-year-old Bruce Davis, who is serving a life sentence for two 1969 murders.

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PICS: Over 120 people buried by massive landslide in China

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in southwestern China.

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Second French journo dies after being wounded in Mosul

French journalist Veronique Robert has died in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

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WATCH: The day the joking died for Trevor Noah

Comedian Trevor Noah hits out at newly-released footage of Philando Castile being shot dead in full view of his family, and his shooter's acquittal.

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Boys wear skirts to school in protest against 'no shorts' policy

Their school had refused to relax its strict uniform code despite the searing heat. So as shorts are banned, these teenage boys wore skirts to class.

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Qatar given 10 days to fulfil Arab states' 'aggressive' demands

Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent a list of demands including closing Al Jazeera and reducing ties to Iran.

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PICS: Suicide car bomber kills 11 in Pakistan

A suicide car bomber killed at least 11 people in an attack near a checkpoint in the volatile southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta

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Dozens killed in Afghanistan as car bomb hits bank branch

A car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, killing and wounding dozens of civilians and members of the security forces.

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German teen probed for shooting toy gun at Thai king

German prosecutors are investigating a teenager suspected of shooting from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month

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