President Maithripala Sirisena orders emergency for another 30 days, citing "public security," a month after deadly Easter bombings killed 258 people.
Australian police said that the counter-terrorism teams raided two homes linked to the mass shooting that killed at least 50 people at two New Zealand mosques last week.
Nigeria counts votes in closely-fought presidential election even as voting continues in some units where polling opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.
At least seven civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack by Daesh close to the Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development in Kabul.
Police officers are gathering information and authorities have moved security teams to areas where further attacks are feared in northern Mozambique, where previous attacks have been reported.
Police says 53-year-old Jesse Randal Davidson didn't appear to want to hurt the students or faculty. He fired the gun at an exterior window when the principal tried to enter the classroom.
Besides the killing of a policeman, at least 12 protesters were shot dead in demonstrations across several cities on Sunday. At least two people died earlier in the protests that began on Thursday to draw attention to economic hardship.
News of the blast sent gas prices in Europe soaring on fears it would restrict supply as winter sets in.
The attack was carried out by four suicide bombers detonating their explosives in several areas. Police say at least 29 other people are injured.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte began his anti-narcotics campaign in June last year, in which around 4,000 people have died so far.
A man was arrested after the severed parts of nine bodies, some of them in picnic coolers, were found in his flat, Japanese media reported.
Witnesses say there were two explosions, one at around 10am local time and then another about three hours later, both of which could be heard miles away.
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