BALLARAT, Australia, May 22 (UPI) -- At least three people were seriously hurt Wednesday morning in a collision between Australian army vehicles at a base in Victoria, officials said.
CASHEL, Ireland, May 22 (UPI) -- An Irish truck driver was laid to rest Tuesday, two years after he was beaten to death and dumped in a disused pit for farm waste.
BEIJING, May 22 (UPI) -- A road in south China's Guangdong province caved in, killing at least five people, authorities said.
GORDON, Scotland, May 22 (UPI) -- Skeletal remains found by a dog walker in a Scottish woodland have been identified as a 19-year-old man who vanished in 1999, police said Tuesday.
BRUSSELS, May 21 (UPI) -- The United Kingdom formally requested the European Union designate the Lebanese Hezbollah's military sector a terrorist organization.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21 (UPI) -- Fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo continued Tuesday, a government spokesman said, two days before a visit by the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
MEXICO CITY (GPI)-- Same-sex couples are a step closer to being able to share social security benefits after one government agency changed its policy in May 2013. Same-sex marriage has been legal for three years in Mexico City. But delays in Congress to revise the social security laws continue to leave spouses without access to each other’s benefits.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 21 (UPI) -- Carl Pistorius, the older brother of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, was acquitted Tuesday in the death of a motorcyclist, a South African magistrate says.
PARIS, May 21 (UPI) -- An unidentified man shot himself to death in front of the altar of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Tuesday, police said.
MOSCOW, May 21 (UPI) -- Russia will decommission and scrap two Cold War-era nuclear submarines, a navy official said Tuesday.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 21 (UPI) -- Two teenage girls in Sweden were charged Tuesday with participating in an Instagram account that encouraged "slut-shaming."
CAIRO, May 21 (UPI) -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will remain behind bars for another 30 days, an Egyptian court ruled Tuesday.
VATICAN CITY, May 21 (UPI) -- Pope Francis did not perform an exorcism on a young man in a wheelchair who attended mass at the Vatican on Pentecost, a spokesman said Tuesday.
OTTAWA, May 21 (UPI) -- A female staff sergeant has sued the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, claiming she was harassed and sexually assaulted in the 1980s.
BEIJING, May 21 (UPI) -- Three mills in central China have been closed and the rice they produced recalled after officials said Tuesday the grain was found to be tainted with cadmium.