BOGOTA, May 16 (UPI) -- A Colombian woman was arrested in Bogota with a 10-foot long boa constrictor in her bag, police said.
PARIS, May 16 (UPI) -- A man in his 60s committed suicide Thursday in front of nursery school students at a school in central Paris, French police said.
PEDRALBA, Spain, May 16 (UPI) -- A grandfather in Pedralba, Spain, was attacked with an ax by two of his neighbors over a video recorded on a cell phone, officials said.
TRIPOLI, Libya, May 16 (UPI) -- As many as 25 bodies have been found in an area of mass graves in the northern Libyan city of Tawergha, officials say.
KABUL, Afghanistan, May 16 (UPI) -- A suicide bomb attack on a pair of American military vehicles in Kabul Thursday left 16 people dead, including NATO service members, officials said.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, May 16 (UPI) -- One of two workers who died Thursday in the collapse of a shoe factory roof in Cambodia was only 15, a family member says.
NEW DELHI, May 16 (UPI) -- Inmates at the Tihar Jail assaulted and slowly poisoned a defendant in the New Delhi gang rape case, his lawyer said.
CARACAS, Venezuela, May 16 (UPI) -- Venezuelan officials said they will import 50 million rolls of toilet paper to meet the country's demand.
SARAQEB, Syria, May 16 (UPI) -- Witnesses are claiming that the Syrian government dropped at least two devices containing poisonous gas in the northern town of Saraqeb.
JERUSALEM, May 16 (UPI) -- The Israeli government hopes to legalize four West Bank outposts on state land, a High Court of Justice document shows.
CAIRO, May 16 (UPI) -- Three suspected al-Qaida terrorists in Egypt planned to use car bombs in attacks on the U.S. and French embassies in Cairo, investigators said.
PARIS, May 16 (UPI) -- Israel has the highest rate of poverty among all developed countries, a report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says.
BAGHDAD, May 16 (UPI) -- Multiple car bomb explosions killed at least 12 people and injured 18 others Thursday in Baghdad, officials said.
CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, May 16 (UPI) -- At least five people died Thursday as cyclone Mahasen began crossing Bangladesh's southern coast, officials said.
CAIRO, May 16 (UPI) -- Assailants abducted seven Egyptian security personnel at gunpoint in the northern Sinai Peninsula early Thursday, officials said.