An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.
A Singaporean teenager charged over a expletive-laden YouTube video that criticised the city-state's late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew and Christianity was bailed out Tuesday after spending five days in remand.
Pakistan conferred its top civilian award, the 'Nishan-e-Pakistan' on Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, for his outstanding contribution in the promotion of the relationship between the two countries.
Bangladesh's opposition accused pro-government supporters on Tuesday of trying to kill their leader Khaleda Zia after her car was shot at and stoned by a mob while campaigning in Dhaka's mayoral elections.
US Attorney General Eric Holder has been honoured by the Sikh community in America for his "exemplary service" to them during the "challenging times", especially after the 2012 attack on a Gurdwara in Wisconsin.
Japan's state-of-the-art Maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the technology abroad.
A new report debunks arguments long touted by H-1B critics to say foreign workers don’t cost less, don’t replace natives and the US is actually short of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) workers, and needs help.
Chinese president Xi Jinping was given a rousing welcome as he arrived in Pakistan on Monday. Aside from an escort by JF-17 fighter planes of the Pakistan Air Force once he entered the country’s airspace, prime minister Nawaz Sharif, president Mamnoon Hussain and army chief General Raheel Sharif were at the airport to receive Xi.
The Greater Manchester Police have arrested a teenager from Blackburn in north England as part of an ongoing investigation into individuals involved in a potential terror attack in Australia.
European Union foreign ministers gathered in Luxembourg on Monday under pressure to produce more than words as bodies were brought ashore in Malta among hundreds feared drowned in the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy.
With elections just 17 days away, the hitherto placid campaign came alive on Monday as the leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon, clearly enjoying the key position her party is in, set out her post-poll plans and ruled out any pact with the Conservatives.
Hedy Bohm had just turned 16 when the Nazis packed her and her parents onto a cattle car in May 1944 and sent them from Hungary to the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland. After three days and nights in darkness, the doors were flung open. “An inferno,” is how she remembers the scene she saw.
The US Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence.
A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with nasty images spray-painted on its walls, the latest such incident in the country.
Somalia's Shabab Islamists killed six UN workers on Monday when they set off a huge bomb which ripped through a staff bus in the northeastern town of Garowe.