An explosion in the historic square of Sultanahmet in Istanbul left at least 10 people dead and wounded 15 others Tuesday.
Mexico has agreed to send Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States for prosecution.
French police shot and killed a man as he sought to attack a police station Thursday.
North Korea says it tested a hydrogen bomb on Wednesday.
German authorities said Tuesday that young women were sexually harassed and robbed by hundreds of young men on New Year’s Eve.
The Islamic State terrorist group released a video Sunday it says shows the execution of five British men accused of spying.
Sweden imposed border controls Monday to manage refugees and migrants seeking new lives there.
Other actors who passed away include Leonard Nimoy.
Egyptian actor Omar Sharif passed away in July this year.
Singer and legendary guitarist B.B. King became one of the best-known blues performers of all-time.