More than 450 people had been left dead or badly hurt in a Saudi-led air strike on a funeral hall in Yemeni capital Sanaa, it has been reported.
Hurricane Matthew has left at least 877 dead in Haiti this week before heading towards U.S. on Saturday where it caused flooding and power outages.
The White House has closed an online petition that sought to designate Pakistan as a sponsor of terrorism as it received 665,769 signatures.
Egyptian government has killed a senior Muslim Brotherhood leader and another member of the group in a shootout on Monday.
The World Bank has said that the number of people living in extreme poverty has declined by more than 100 million across the world despite slow economic growth.
Pakistan cinemas have banned screening Indian films in "solidarity" with the country's military forces, after escalation of violence in Kashmir between the two neighboring countries.
Two Pakistani soldiers were killed after an exchange of fire with Indian troops along the border in the disputed region of Kashmir, Pakistan's military said.
Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres died on Wednesday at the age of 93.
Indian Prime Minister Narrendra Modi will not travel in November to Islamabad to attend the regional SAARC summit, Indian media reported.
The United States top military commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson said Friday that he supports the decision to withhold $300 million in military aid for Pakistan.