Police have found more than 50 bodies, including those of six foreigners, in Nepal's popular Langtang trekking region following last weekend's devastating earthquake, a senior local official said Sunday.
Avijit Roy was hacked to death by two assailants with machetes on the streets of the capital Dhaka in February as he returned from a book fair with his wife.
Protesters in Baltimore erupted in celebration Saturday and hundreds of people broke the city's curfew, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.
Tunisians have unfurled a national flag the size of 19 football pitches in a bid to set a Guinness world record and promote patriotism in the face of Islamist extremism.
Despite dire need by millions, earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday was forced to close its only international airport to big airplanes flying in relief supplies and aid workers because the only runway can't handle the strain of the stream of large aircraft flying in to help.
After a sterile campaign that has turned many people off, Britons take to the polls on Thursday in a too close to call general election that could trigger an unprecedented bout of political instability.
Amazing stories of resilience continue to emerge from quake-hit Nepal, the latest on Sunday being the rescue of a 101-year-old man who was trapped in the rubble of his home for 168 hours.
A New York City plainclothes police officer was seriously injured when he was shot in the head on Saturday while attempting to question a man from his cruiser, and authorities said a suspect had been arrested and was in custody.
India's rescue and relief crews are toiling round the clock in Nepal. Behind the disturbing narrative of death and destruction, these men have their own tales to tell.
At least 12 Iraqi soldiers and paramilitary forces were killed on Saturday by suicide car bombs targeting an outpost in western Anbar province, while attacks in the capital killed at least 14 civilians, security and medical sources said.
The Nepal government's slow disaster response has meant that aid hasn't reached the people. Public anger is growing in Kathmandu and in provincial towns and there is a risk that the frustration will boil over
Just days after India earned widespread praise for mounting the largest relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal, the Indian media faced brickbats from the Nepalese on Sunday for its coverage of the disaster and its aftermath.
It has been a week since Nepal was hit by the worst earthquake in 80 years and it has killed thousands of people, destroyed hundreds of buildings and devastated its capital Kathmandu.
India has been ranked 136 among 180 countries worldwride in terms of press freedom in 2015. As the United Nations observes World Press Freedom Day on May 3, HT assesses the state of press freedom across the world and pays tribute to journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty.
The birth of a princess on Saturday demonstrated the enduring strength of Britain's rulers, consolidating four generations of a family now more popular than ever, but cannot hide the weaknesses of an ageing institution.