North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the 85th anniversary of its military, the South's Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday. It comes amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (more)
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck off the coast of central Chile, with shaking felt as far away as the capital Santiago, seismologists say. A tsunami warning was briefly in effect. (more)
Daniel Delomez, the mayor of the town of Annezin in northern France, reacted angrily when it became clear that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen had secured a victory in his town during Sunday's presidential election. (more)
North Korea detained an American citizen on Saturday as he tried to leave the country, though it was not immediately clear what led to his arrest. It comes amid rising tensions between North Korea and the United States. (more)
A gunman has opened fire inside an office of the Russian intelligence agency FSB in Russia's Far East, killing two people and injuring another. The suspect, who is also believed to have killed a third person, was shot dead by security.
A gunman opened fire on police officers in the French capital of Paris on Thursday evening, killing one officer and injuring three other people before being shot dead by police, officials say. ISIS has claimed responsibility. (more)
U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered a review of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, seeking to determine whether sanction relief agreed to by the United States should continue, a move likely to anger Iran. (more)