World Bulletin/News Desk
A 6.6 magnitude struck off the Pacific coast of Panama on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter was 230 miles (370 km) south of David, Panama, at a depth of 6.0 miles (10.5 km). There was no tsunami threat, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
The quake was reported to have occurred at 6:45 local time (0045 GMT).
Sankara took power in a coup in 1983 and quickly established a reputation as a visionary nationalist and pan-Africanist
US Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister to reiterate US support to Iraqi government in its fight against ISIL
Suriname's President Desi Bouterse is weighing his chance that Monday general elections to choose the South American country's next Parliament will keep him and his party in power for another five years.
A prison riot in Bahia, Brazil has left 8 people dead. The prison riot was reportedly triggered by inter-gang tensions
Turkey, Bulgaria and Greece have signed a trilateral agreement to establish a real-time information center dealing with border police, immigration and law enforcement.
Gilad Erdan, a senior Likud Party member has been names as the public security minister.
Libyan tribes have asked Egypt to provide weapons for defence for the Tobruk-based army.
Nigeria's oil companies have come to an agreement with the government and will release fuel within the next six hours easing the oil crisis in the African country.
Congolese soldier have clashed with Rwandan Hutu forces in east DRC as talks of transferring rebel forces from one camp to another have fallen apart.
An Air France flight from Paris has been escorted by US fighter jets to New York's JFK airport.
A gunman has take two people hostage in northeast Ukraine.
Nigerian authorities have said that around 29 fighters have been killed including a foreign Boko Haram commander.
The Israeli Public Prosecutor has called for a 14-month prison sentence for the Dr Aziz Dwait, the Palestinian parliament speaker.
The Baghdad-Kirkuk Highway has reopened. It had been closed since early March due to ISIL threats.
The parliament of Tajikistan has approved a Tajik-Chinese agreement on the extradition of suspected criminals.
Kenya's anti corruption commission has put forward two government ministers who should be charged with abuse of office.