The Leicestershire police have honoured an Indian citizen who saved the life of Namdhari Sikh leader Siri Sat Guru Uday Singh when the latter was attacked in a local gurdwara during his visit here in 2013.
Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus today and were clashing with a Palestinian group, the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the Syrian capital, seat of President Bashar Assad's power, according to opposition activists and Palestinian officials.
At least 43 people have died and 26 are missing after a Russian trawler sank late on Wednesday in the western Pacific ocean near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the TASS news agency reported, citing an officer.
Islamist militants in northern Nigeria are using children as human bombs and targeting women and girls for particularly horrific abuse, including sexual slavery, the United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday.
Archaeologists have discovered one of Britain’s largest medieval hospital cemeteries containing over 1,000 human remains while excavating beneath the Old Divinity School at St John’s College, Cambridge.
The United States on Tuesday gave UN panel on climate a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% of 2005 level by 2025, building on initiatives already underway.
Health services across Nepal remained affected on Wednesday due to a strike called by doctors in support of a senior colleague who is on fast seeking overhaul of the medical education sector.
Bikram Choudhury, founder of a popular yoga chain, broke his silence on allegations of rape saying women love him and that he doesn’t need to use force to get sex.
Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election.
The Iraqi government claimed victory over Islamic State insurgents in Tikrit on Wednesday after a month-long battle for the city supported by Shi'ite militiamen and U.S.-led air strikes, saying that only small pockets of resistance remained.
The European Space Agency has released stunning images snapped by the Rosetta spacecraft during it's decade long journey towards the comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
An Uber driver was arrested Tuesday in Denver for trying to rob the home of a customer he had just taken to the airport.
Turkish authorities on Wednesday detained 22 suspected radical leftists in the southern city of Antalya, a day after a hostage siege in an Istanbul courthouse in which a senior prosecutor and his leftist captors were killed.
At least 37 workers were killed when a dairy in western Yemen was bombed overnight, an official said on Wednesday after a seventh night of Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels.
Nigeria's president-elect Muhammadu Buhari today called elections that will lead to the country's first democratic change of power "historic" in a victory speech.