BANGKOK, May 18 (UPI) -- Some rank-and-file members of the Pheu Thai Party oppose a proposal for blanket amnesty for the May 2010 riots in Thailand.
KARACHI, Pakistan, May 18 (UPI) -- The highest-ranking woman in Imran Khan's Movement for Justice in Pakistan was gunned down Saturday outside her Karachi home, police said.
RAMALLAH, West Bank, May 18 (UPI) -- Two Palestinian journalists said they were detained and questioned this week by the Palestinian authority, despite a promise to respect freedom of the press.
BAGHDAD, May 18 (UPI) -- Eight people were killed across Iraq Saturday, hours after a series of bombings rocked Baghdad in the bloodiest day there in months, officials said.
LONDON, May 18 (UPI) -- A notorious jewel thief and his wife were found dead in their upscale London apartment in an apparent murder-suicide, police said.
ANGELHOLM, Sweden, May 18 (UPI) -- Three people were shot during a jewelry store robbery in the southern Swedish city of Angelholm, police said.
JERUSALEM, May 18 (UPI) -- Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters Saturday near a mosque in East Jerusalem, Palestinian officials said.
CAIRO, May 18 (UPI) -- Egyptian police protested the kidnapping of seven officers and soldiers Saturday by refusing to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza.
MADRID, May 18 (UPI) -- A hospital in Spain lost 172 embryos, intended for use in in vitro fertilization, when a freezer leaked liquid nitrogen, hospital officials said.
ANKARA, Turkey, May 18 (UPI) -- Turkish officials said four more suspects have been detained after two car bombs exploded last week near the Syrian border killing 51 people.
ISLAMABAD, May 18 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will remain on house arrest for at least another two weeks, a Pakistani court ruled Saturday.
BEIJING, May 18 (UPI) -- Chinese officials said the death toll from widespread flooding in southern China reached 53 Saturday, with at least 16 people still missing.
MOSCOW, May 18 (UPI) -- An airplane carrying at least 136 passengers and crew caught fire at a Moscow airport upon landing but no injuries were reported, officials said.
KATMANDU, Nepal, May 18 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old climber who this weekend become the first Saudi woman to scale Mount Everest said she hopes her accomplishment inspires others.
FUKUSHIMA, Japan, May 18 (UPI) -- A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan Saturday, jolting residents in the area hit hard by a massive quake in 2011, officials said.