At least 13 people have drowned after a small wooden boat carrying about 70 Indonesian migrants sank in the Malacca Strait early on Thursday.
Moscow's main international airport was briefly evacuated on Thursday morning, and around 40 flights delayed, after a fire broke out in the baggage handling area.
More than 13 million children are not able to attend school, leaving their hopes and futures shattered, due to prolonged conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund said in a report issued on Thursday.
Jewish groups slammed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday for his statement that Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria were worse than Nazis as they "boast about their evil".
With clashing views on Middle Eastern crises coming to the forefront, US President Barack Obama will host Saudi Arabia's King Salman in their first and long-delayed White House summit on Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed his country's growing military might on Thursday, but pledged to reduce troop levels by 300,000 to show his country poses no expansionist threat. Here are some stunning pics from the event.
President Barack Obama’s legacy-defining Iran deal is safe and well on its way now, with the deal gaining all the congressional votes it needed to survive any attempt to kill it on Wednesday.
Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the ‘News of the World’ who resigned in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal in 2011 but was acquitted in court, is returning as the head of Rupert Murdoch’s UK operations from September 7.
Scholars and academics have criticised the British Library after it refused to host a large collection of Taliban-related documents that date to the 1990s — including newspapers, maps, books of Sharia law, poetry — due to concerns that it may contravene terrorism laws.
China put on a mighty display of military power on Thursday in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War 2, an event shunned by most Western leaders but which underscored Beijing's growing confidence in its armed forces.
The drowned toddler seen lying on a Turkish beach in a photo that sparked shock around the world on Thursday has been identified as three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose five-year-old brother Galip and mother Rehan also died when their boat capsized.
In a setback for a global eradication campaign, two children in southwestern Ukraine have been paralysed by polio in the first outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday.
Heart-rending pictures of a toddler's lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach sparked horror on Wednesday as the cost of Europe's burgeoning refugee crisis hit home.
In a display of its military might, China on Thursday held a massive military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory against Japan in the World War II at the sprawling Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
If Cupid’s arrow has hit you finally, it is still better to express your feelings via an email than leaving a voice message or a WhatsApp post with the girl you are in love with, says a new study.