Boko Haram militants killed nearly 100 people praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defence fighter said on Thursday.
Many Indians who’ve been staying in Greece for a while feel the strains of the current crisis. Most do not want the Greeks to part with the euro.
US plans to deepen security ties with India, according to a strategy report by Pentagon, in which the nation’s top military officer said the global security situation today was the “most unpredictable” he has seen.
Five hikers, all blind or partially-sighted, crossed a mountain range in eastern France last week thanks to an innovative GPS system that developers hope can help millions of people with vision problems.
Among the 12 arrested are -- Mufti Mainul Islam, Bangladesh's chief coordinator of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), and his advisor Maolana Zafor Amin, said Maksudul Alam, assistant director of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) legal and media wing.
There was no evidence of a shooter at the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday morning, a Washington police department spokeswoman said two hours after initial reports emerged.
The death sentences of four men convicted in the mob killing of a woman accused of burning a Koran was set aside by an appeals court in Afghanistan.
At least 36 people were killed after a passenger ferry with close to 200 people on board capsized in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday, officials said.
A year after the bloody war ended in Gaza, there isn't a table empty on the terrace of this hotel overlooking the Mediterranean coast It is a far cry from the death and destruction that consumed Gaza a year ago, when Israel launched an air and ground assault to put an end to constant rocket fire by Hamas militants from Gaza. The July-August conflict left more than 2,100 Palestinians, most civilians, and 73 Israelis dead.
Paintings by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh and French painter Henri Matisse are losing their bright yellow hues due to chemical reactions in the paint and thus are at risk of fading.
After a four day gap two new cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus was reported from South Korea on Thursday.
People have been covering their profile photos with the Facebook-supplied overlay that uses the best-known symbol in the US of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement.
Capital controls are prompting worried Greeks to withdraw as much cash as possible but, in an ironic counter-point, the country's National Bank declared Thursday its ATMs still accepted euro deposits.
A French appeals court on Thursday found German safety standards body TUV had "fulfilled its obligations" in certifying breast implants that were found to be faulty.
Greece's radical Left-wing government suggested it would quit if it fails to get its way in a make-or-break referendum on Sunday that could decide the country's financial future.