Tear gas was fired in clashes between drivers of cargo vehicles and police in Lima on Thursday, in protests over toll increases.
Israeli police officers arrived on Thursday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem to question him under caution for a second time this week on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen, in breach of his role as a public servant.
Russia is ready to supply the Philippines with "sophisticated" brand-new weapons instead of used ones, Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev said Wednesday in Manila.
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak has said a much larger attack was averted, based on the weapons found at the scene of a car bombing in the western city of Izmir on Thursday.
Bacteria found in remote Siberian caves could lead to fresh sources of antibiotics needed in the fight against drug-resistant superbugs.
Several regions of Argentina and Uruguay were pummelled by heavy rains and strong winds this week with water levels reaching over 150 millimetres in some areas.
U.S. President Barack Obama bid farewell to U.S. Armed forces Wednesday at a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia saying that he has had "no greater privilege and no greater honor than serving as the Commander and Chief of the greatest military in the history of the world."
Armed men with links to Muslim rebels stormed a prison early on Wednesday in the southern Philippines, killing a guard and freeing more than a 150 inmates, police said.
Turkey and Russia are cooperating more closely in Syria, not only on negotiation tables but also in battle fronts.
The gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, which has been claimed by the Islamic State, may have been trained in Syria, a newspaper report and a security source said on Tuesday.