Rebel rocket fire killed four children and a woman Sunday in a regime-held town outside the embattled militant bastion of Idlib in northwest Syria, state news agency SANA said.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday, injuring at least five people and causing damage to businesses and homes, officials said. The strong quake struck at a depth of 37 kilometres (23 miles) in the far west of the country
A knife-wielding man on Wednesday attacked a pro-Beijing lawmaker who has taken a tough stand against anti-government protests in Hong Kong, police said, as more demonstrations were planned for the Asian financial hub.
The Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council said on Twitter an attacker wearing a scarf stabbed the victims at a house in Monsey, Rockland County, about 30 miles north of New York City.
A fire official said three people were rescued from the debris of the building in Peera Garhi area in western New Delhi. Thirty-five fire engines were at the site, and the rescue operation was continuing for some people feared trapped there.
Ventus Lau was arrested on Sunday evening on charges of "obstruction of police administration" and violating terms set when permission was granted for the protest, the Hong Kong Civil Assembly Team said in a statement.
A strong earthquake damaged buildings and injured at least one person seriously in a rural part of China's far west Xinjiang region, the government said on Monday.
The main cause of the accident is believed to be the result of reckless behaviour of a driver who was driving at a slow speed in front of the truck which confused other drivers.
Over a thousand buildings in southeastern Turkey collapsed due to tremors leaving dozens injured.