TSA officers attacked with machete and wasp spray at New Orleans airport.

A man armed with a machete and wasp spray stormed through a security area at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Friday night before being shot, authorities said.

Official: 2 suspects in Tunisia museum attack got weapons training in Libya.

Two extremists who attacked a museum in Tunisia, killing 23 people, got weapons training at camps in Libya, an official said Friday.Most of the victims of the attack at the Bardo Museum in Tunis on Wednesday were foreigners.

US drone kills al-Shabab leader in Somalia - Pentagon

The US defence department has confirmed that it has killed an al-Shabab leader, Adan Garar.

Tunis museum attack: President vows to fight terror

Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism "without mercy", following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people.

Syria claims shooting down of US drone over Latakia

The Syrian military says it has shot down a US drone near the city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad in north-west Syria.

Israel election: Netanyahu's Likud 'set for win'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party has won a surprise victory in Israel's election, Israeli media report.

Who will look after Japan's elderly?

Several times a night, Midori Ide wakes up to help her 96-year-old grandmother use the toilet. To make sure she can assist immediately, Midori sleeps right next to her grandmother.

Israelis to vote in key election

Voters in Israel are preparing to go to the polls in what is expected to be a tightly-fought election.

Protests rock Brazil

About 1.5 million protesters hit the streets across Brazil on Sunday in a major show of anger against leftist president Dilma Rousseff, who faces crises from a faltering economy to a massive corruption scandal at state oil giant Petrobras.

50 die after bus plunges off road in southern Brazil.

Brazilian authorities on Sunday put the death toll at 50 after a bus carrying worshipers to a religious event plummeted into a ravine on Saturday.The bus veered out of a curve and plunged more than 1,100 feet in the rural area of Serra Dona Francisca,