Colombia's defense ministry is alarmed about an exodus of top soldiers to the United Arab Emirates to join a highly paid U.S.-led mercenary force organized by Erik Prince, billionaire founder of the infamous security firm Blackwater.
A roadside bomb struck a police vehicle in northwest Pakistan, killing five people, including a senior police official, authorities said.
A bomb attack Thursday targeting a security forces vehicle in Quetta in Pakistan's violence-hit Balochistan province killed at least 12 people, police said.
Syrian opposition forces said their hospitals were overflowing with wounded Monday as government forces unleashed new airstrikes on the city of Qusayr.
A Syrian rebel militia leader shown in a shocking video biting into an organ cut out of a regime soldier's corpse defended his actions as rightful vengeance.
Explosions in Quetta and Karachi killed at least eight people and injured dozens more, authorities said, as Pakistanis prepare for their parliamentary polls.
Clashes broke out in Cairo Sunday at a funeral for four Christians killed in sectarian clashes in Egypt's Qalyubia governorate, officials said.
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At least five people were killed and 15 were arrested after violent clashes erupted in Qalyubia, Egypt, Saturday, officials said.
The Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline recently inaugurated in the face of stiff U.S. opposition has bolstered an emerging partnership between two Muslim states.