Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion which may belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for further investigation.
The Taliban Saturday denied reports of the death of the founder of Haqqani network, its allied militant group blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in Afghanistan.
The illegal killing of Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion by a US hunter has created pressure on Washington to extend legal protection to the African lion by declaring it an endangered species, but some hunting advocates have said the resulting regulations could ultimately harm the big cats.
German prosecutors have scrapped their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter who The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, after ruling on Friday that the 96-year old is not fit to stand for trial.
A military source told the Lana agency, loyal to the recognised government, that five soldiers were killed and 18 other soldiers are missing in an attack carried out by the Libyan branch of the Islamic State group on Friday.
The White House said that Mullah Omar's death represents a chance for yet more progress on the path to a stable and secure Afghanistan. The Afghan Taliban leader, fighting to topple the afghan government, died more than two years ago, as per Afghanistan.
Manbir Kaur, 15, has become the first girl from the minority Sikh community to top the matriculation exam in Pakistan.
A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
China's military warned about growing risks along its borders, including in the disputed waters of the South and East China Seas, on Saturday as in celebrated the anniversary of its establishment.
Cuba and the United States broke off diplomatic relations in 1961 during tense Cold War times. After almost 54 years of hostilities, US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced on Dec 17 that they would negotiate a restoration of ties.
An Ebola vaccine test successfully provided blanket protection during a field trial conducted in Guinea, researches announced on Friday, possibly marking "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
After eluding capture for 13 years, Guzman was arrested in his native Sinaloa state in February 2014. the dramatic prison break on July 11 was Guzman's second since a previous 2001 escape.
Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby, the Facebook CEO announced late on Friday night.
Family members of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of the fearsome Haqqani network, have denied reports of his death.
The initial signs of the fractures within the Afghan Taliban group surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates.