The mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida revived the deeply divided sentiments of Americans over the Second Amendment and gun control.
An international aid convoy entered Syria's Eastern Ghouta to deliver much-needed supplies as regime forces continued to advance toward the battered rebel enclave.
Humanitarian work has been suspended until next weekend in a remote town in northeast Nigeria after a Boko Haram attack killed three aid workers.
Since February 18, the Syrian regime forces killed more than 640 civilians -- including over 150 children -- in bombardment of Eastern Ghouta.
Western powers turned up the heat on Damascus on Friday as tens of thousands of civilians in Syria's battered rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta awaited desperately needed aid.
A global media watchdog warned E.U. leaders against undermining the security of journalists in the wake of the murder of a Slovak reporter.
Thirty-three people were killed in a new outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri province.
India, the second most populous country in the world, is facing a crisis - a "gynocide" or wrongful killing of thousands of girls and women.