The Los Angeles Times dismissed an investigative reporter Friday after discovering he had an inappropriate relationship with someone who was a source for a front-page story that the newspaper says contained an error.
North Korea has threatened to demonstrate its nuclear deterrence in a move analysts say could indicate the regime is preparing to carry out a fourth atomic test amid long-stalled disarmament talks.
The sentence of a doctor who helped the US track down slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was on Saturday reduced by 10 years and his fine reduced by Pakistani Rs.10 lakh (over $10,000).
A Beijing based activist detained by authorities last September while boarding a flight to attend a UN training programme on human rights has died after allegedly being denied treatment while in detention.
A US grand jury on Friday indicted Devyani Khobragade on same criminal charges contained in the first indictment dismissed by a New York court earlier in the week.
With just three mobile phone sets as his only assets Nepal’s new Prime Minister Sushil Koirala could be one of the poorest heads of government in the world.
The United States and Russia failed on Friday to resolve a crisis sparked by Crimea's weekend referendum on joining Kremlin rule. Here’s all you wanted to know about the crucial vote. Crimeans set to vote
A non-bailable arrest warrant was issued on Friday for former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf after the court hearing a case of treason against him rejected pleas of non-appearance owing to security threats.
Tony Benn, a Labour Party veteran who met Mahatma Gandhi and once remarked that it was he and Nehru who had liberated Britain from the prejudice that lay behind British imperialism, died on Friday at the age of 88.
Faint electronic signals sent to satellites from a missing Malaysian jetliner show it may have been flown thousands of miles off course before running out of fuel over the Indian Ocean, a source familiar with official US assessments said.
A Malaysian jet that vanished a week ago appears to have changed course and continued flying for hours, a senior Malaysian military official said Saturday, citing radar data indicating a "skilled, competent" pilot was at the controls. MH370 may have run out of fuel over Indian Ocean
The Malaysian PM's statement on Saturday confirmed days of speculation that the disappearance of the Malaysia jet was not accidental, and underlines the massive task for searchers who already been scouring vast areas of ocean. Full coverage
The bodies of all eight people reported missing after a deadly gas explosion destroyed two buildings have been recovered, the city fire commissioner said Friday, but workers are treating the scene as a rescue operation in case there are unknown survivors in the rubble.
A top American commander has said that the US and Afghan forces are focusing more on going after the dreaded Haqqani network, which has threatened to disrupt the presidential elections next month in the war-torn country.
The Indian Navy’s hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea now spreads over a total area of more than 2.5 lakh sq km, roughly the size of the United Kingdom.