A boat sank on Sunday in bad weather off eastern Indonesia, killing at least 14 people and leaving 12 others missing, an official said.
Key questions and answers about the Islamic State group that beheaded two American journalists and a British aid worker, and which US President Barack Obama described as a "cancer".
Dog lovers have pulled out all stops to help a dog shelter in Cheshire in northwest England that went up in flames in a fire started by a teenager on Thursday. The outpouring of love has generated over £1.3 million in donation and led to traffic jams.
Political parties in Nepal will take part in a national conference this Tuesday to try and address contentious issues related to the country’s proposed new constitution.
US law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as president Barack Obama vows to cut off the militants' recruiting at home.
The Islamic State jihadist group claimed on Saturday it beheaded British aid worker David Haines, in what would be the third such execution in recent weeks, after two US journalists were shown murdered.
An India-bound flight of Malaysia Airlines was forced to return due to an auto-pilot defect, landing safely in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, said the carrier already hit by the twin tragedies this year.
Bookmakers have accepted millions of pounds in bets on the results of the referendum, with the 'No' vote attracting the most bets, reflecting the popular belief and hope that in the end, the photo-finish vote will go against independence for Scotland.
In a strong response after an emergency meeting, David Cameron vowed on Sunday to ‘extinguish’ the ISIS by taking ‘whatever steps necessary’ after a new video depicted the beheading of David Haines.
Tensions over Ukraine festered after Kiev accused the Kremlin of seeking to "eliminate" the pro-Western former Soviet nation while Moscow charged Washington with orchestrating the entire crisis.
Thousands of people gathered Sunday in southern China to protest against a proposed trash incinerator, participants said, the latest in a series of demonstrations over the feared health impact from development projects.
As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence on Thursday, here is an A to Z of the referendum, including some of the key issues at stake.
Islamic State's Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group's violent acts and worldview on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days.
The family of a British aid worker being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) jihadists have appealed to his captors to respond to their messages.
Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Missouri appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that the young man was surrendering when he was shot, legal experts said Friday. Video inside