A US academic has been gangraped by an armed mob in Papua New Guinea, barely a week after an Australian was killed and his friend sexually assaulted by a group of men.
Taking a trip to the Thai island can be quite risky. You might actually have a jolly good time, meet friendly people and experience a new culture.
The UN has strongly condemned the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan, with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council demanding swift investigation to bring the perpetrators of the attack to justice.
The Ecuadorian town, Cuenca, beguiles with its Andean people and Spanish Colonial architecture.
Scientists have discovered two new octopus-like microorganisms living in the gut of termites, and named them after fictional monsters created by American horror author HP Lovecraft.
A magnitude 5.6 quake struck near Vladivostok, in Russia's far east near the border with China and North Korea, the US Geological Survey said on Friday.
A professional speaker, who is also a self-made millionaire has said that anyone can get rich, the condition being that the person has to remove money out of their heart.
The picturesque city state of Monaco, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe, has planned to expand its tiny territory by building a six hectare peninsula into the Mediterranean sea.
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has opened a school in Afghanistan through her foundation The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict.
A Moscow traffic policeman, who refused to accept a $1.5 million bribe and turned in the attempted briber, is set to receive a state award for his honesty as Russia celebrates a "rare breakthrough" in its fight against rampant graft.
Russia said today that heightened military activity near North Korea was slipping into a "vicious cycle" that could get out of control, implicitly criticising US bomber flights that followed threats from Pyongyang.
Danny Boyle could direct the next James Bond movie after Skyfall director Sam Mendes refused to helm another 007 project.
A ship that was originally ordered for deposed Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi has been changed into a luxury cruise service in Italy by the Mediterranean Shipping Company.
As summer sets in and tiger season kicks off, make a trip to these lesser-known territories to meet India’s premier predator.
Justin Bieber is still not safe from Dana Martin, who hatched the bizarre plot to kidnap and castrate the singer for $2,500 per testicle.