The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor said on Thursday.
More than three trillion trees exist on Earth – roughly 422 per person – but the total number of trees has plummeted by 46% since the start of human civilisation, a Yale-led study said.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Thursday Europe could not just limit itself to an emotional reaction to pictures of asylum-seekers dying, but had to act.
Dating just got harder for Indonesian teenagers in West Java, with a local leader on Thursday threatening to ban late-night trysts and marry off young couples caught out after dark.
Two Vice News journalists -- Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury -- who were arrested in Turkey on terror-related charges have been released from jail, a Turkish government official said on Thursday.
Hungarian police halted a train packed with migrants bound for the Austrian border and tried to force them to disembark in a town with a detention camp on Thursday.
A Pakistani court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by an Indian social worker seeking custody of a deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, refusing to issue orders for her "forced repatriation".
The Sri Lankan Parliament on Thursday named an ethnic minority Tamil politician Rajavarothiam Sampanthan as the main opposition leader for the first time in 32 years, a sign of growing reconciliation in the nation following the end of a bloody civil war.
Canada's Conservative government came under attack from its political opponents on Thursday following reports the family of a Syrian toddler whose body washed up on a Turkish beach had been trying to emigrate to Canada.
As China commemorated the 70th anniversary of Tokyo's World War II defeat, Japan said on Thursday that it was "disappointed" there were no signs of rapprochement in Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at Beijing's display of its growing might at a military parade.
A Pakistani court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking a permanent ban on release of Indian films in the country, days after the same court banned the screening of 'Phantom' on a petition by Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
The images of a tiny child lying face down in the surf at one of Turkey's main tourist resorts has once more put a human face on the dangers faced by tens of thousands of desperate people who risk life and limb to seek a new life in Europe.
In a display of its military might, China on Thursday held a massive military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory against Japan in the World War II at the sprawling Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
It has been two months since foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1 billion to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster, the government is yet to make arrangements to receive the money and has spent nothing on reconstruction.
Moscow's main international airport was briefly evacuated on Thursday morning, and around 40 flights delayed, after a fire broke out in the baggage handling area.