- Jul 31, 2015 13:32 IST
People in China are spooked about using escalators after a young mother was crushed to death last week as she fell through a panel of flooring at the top of one installed a mall in Hubei province.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:51 IST
Jewish extremists have for years attacked Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli military bases in opposition to what they see as the Israeli government's favorable policies toward the Palestinians.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:34 IST
The Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, is the only 777 known to be missing. Its last radar position was over the Andaman Sea about 370km northwest of the Malaysian city of Penang. The wreckage was found on Reunion Island in Indian Ocean about 5,600km southwest of Penang.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:03 IST
An Australian official leading the search for missing flight MH370 on Friday said that authorities are "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island is from the ill-fated jet.
- Jul 31, 2015 00:50 IST
Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre on Thursday announced it will not renew the contract of its ballet troupe’s artistic director Sergei Filin, a victim of a brutal 2013 acid attack. A statement released by the theatre stated that Vladimir Urin, the Bolshoi Theatre general director, at an end of season meeting told Filin that his contract would not be renewed when it expires in March 2016.
- Jul 30, 2015 20:19 IST
Prime Minister David Cameron faced heavy criticism Thursday for saying a "swarm of migrants" was trying to come to Britain as authorities in France struggle to stop them crossing the Channel.
- Jul 30, 2015 18:23 IST
An unknown number of Londoners might have been put at risk by the 2006 poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with a radioactive isotope, which amounted to "a nuclear attack on the streets" of the British capital, an inquiry heard on Thursday.
- Jul 30, 2015 07:08 IST
The formal confirmation of the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar came from the office of President Ashraf Ghani after a flurry of media reports, mostly citing unnamed Afghan government and intelligence officials, regarding the death of the reclusive one-eyed militant commander.
- Jul 30, 2015 04:35 IST
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that proposed to establish an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
- Jul 29, 2015 23:15 IST
French authorities are studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean to determine whether it came from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished last year in one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history.
- Jul 29, 2015 21:17 IST
An unnamed Kuwait Airways captain flying from London to New York invited an ex-porn actress into the cockpit, served her cigarettes and champagne, and allowed her to play with the controls, reports said.
- Jul 29, 2015 05:59 IST
Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused an American hunter of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit, after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.
- Jul 28, 2015 22:08 IST
At least 24 people were killed and 24 others injured in a fire at a three-storey furniture factory on Tuesday, reportedly triggered by a gas cylinder explosion, in the Egyptian Capital's outskirts, officials said.
- Jul 28, 2015 21:59 IST
Syrian government's forces and a Kurdish militia have driven Islamic State fighters out of Hasaka city in Syria's far northeast, a month after the hardline group attacked it, a group monitoring the four-year-old war said on Tuesday.
- Jul 28, 2015 18:58 IST
Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election