ISTANBUL The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught by police in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday.
ISTANBUL Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus on Tuesday congratulated police on capturing the gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, after media reported he had been seized in the city.
MEXICO CITY At least five people, including foreigners, were killed and 15 were wounded early on Monday, when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival.
SEOUL More high-level North Korean diplomats are waiting to defect to South Korea from their overseas posts in Europe, Pyongyang's former deputy ambassador to London said on Tuesday, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
DAVOS, Switzerland Chinese President Xi Jinping will defend globalisation in the face of mounting public hostility in the West on Tuesday in a speech at the World Economic Forum that will underline Beijing's growing global role.
BEIJING An official in northern China has been fired after he called the founder of modern China Mao Zedong a "devil" on social media and called the annual commemoration of Mao's birthday "the world's largest cult activity".
WASHINGTON Nearly two dozen former U.S. officials have urged President-elect Donald Trump to enter into discussions with an exiled Iranian opposition group that until 2012 was listed as a terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department.
SAN FRANCISCO The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, a massacre that intensified fears about attacks against Americans inspired by Islamic State, officials said.