A car bomb exploded near a Hezbollah position in eastern Lebanon at dawn on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of casualties, a security source told AFP on condition of anonymity.
US secretary of state John Kerry warned China today against imposing an air defence zone over the South China Sea, similar to one it declared over disputed islands in the East China Sea.
The Metropolitan Police today said that there was no credible evidence that the SAS regiment of the British army was involved in the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed in Paris in 1997.
Harvard University on Monday reopened four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that had been evacuated earlier after reports that explosives had been planted on the premises.
Bangladesh celebrated the 43rd victory day on Monday, with many recollecting the painful memories of the bloody birth of the nation in 1971.
The UN peacekeeping force in south Lebanon said Monday that a border shooting that killed an Israeli soldier appeared to be “an individual action”, as officers of the two armies met.
A total of 27,117 volunteers from the Bangladesh Army, educational institutions and the general public stood with arms raised holding red and green placards to form the national flag of Bangladesh depicting a red disc on top of a green field, at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka.
Thousands of North Korean propaganda leaflets fell today on a frontline South Korean island, warning of an attack on soldiers stationed there, a report said.
The president of South Sudan said on Monday he had defeated a coup attempt following a night of fierce fighting in the capital of the newly-independent nation.
The images released by China's official news agency Xinhua show the lander, covered in golden foil, its solar panels open to generate power. The imprints of its tracks in the dark soil of the lunar surface can clearly be seen as it rotates.
Regime air raids using barrel bombs on rebel-controlled areas of Syria's second city of Aleppo at the weekend killed at least 76 people, including 28 children, activists said on Monday.
A prominent Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim cleric has been shot dead in an apparent reprisal attack following the murder this month of a Sunni Muslim leader, police said on Monday.
A 12-year-old boy in the US was accidentally stabbed while scuffling for a knife during an argument with his friend over an Xbox video game console. The perpetrator has been charged as a minor with menacing.
The socialist, agnostic pediatrician was tortured in the 1970s during Chile's military regime, lived in exile for years, came back to her country and worked in government when democracy was restored. With her re-election on Sunday, she now has a chance to cement her legacy as a transformative leader.
The $111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it. The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature.