15 people were killed and over 60 wounded on Wednesday at east Ukraine during battles at Donetsk.
Cancelling the results, the Election Commission of Pakistan said, "The by-election of constituency No PK-95 Lower Dir-II is hereby declared void for the reasons of disenfranchisement of female voters."
Islamic State militants have closed gates of a dam on the Euphrates river in western Iraq, reducing the water and giving them greater freedom of movement to attack government forces downstream on the southern bank, local officials said.
The Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing in March last year carried 239 passengers. Australian, Chinese and Malaysian search crews have scoured more than 50,000 sq kms of seafloor with no success, but families of the missing are dissatisfied with the search operations.
An analysis of the black boxes of the A400M plane which crashed in Spain has revealed that three of the aircraft's four engines failed before it ploughed into a field killing four in May, Airbus said on wednesday.
Afghanistan’s spy agency said on Wednesday two men arrested for an attack on a Kabul guesthouse, which killed four Indians, had confessed that the assault was plotted by a Haqqani Network commander in Pakistan.
More than 700 migrants found adrift on a fishing boat six days ago disembarked in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine Wednesday as the US warned it was monitoring their fate "very closely".
More than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed since the international coalition started its campaign against the militant group nine months ago in Iraq and Syria, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday.
Scores of divers cautiously searched a capsized ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday for more than 400 missing people, including many elderly, as the death toll in what could be China's worst shipping disaster in almost 70 years jumped to 18.
Whistleblower website WikiLeaks offered a $100,000 bounty for copies of a Pacific trade pact that is a central plank of President Barack Obama's diplomatic pivot to Asia on Tuesday.
Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif on Wednesday described the Kashmir issue as “an unfinished agenda of partition” and claimed Kashmir and Pakistan are “inseparable”, the latest in a string of comments by the country’s civil and military leadership against India.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino made a veiled comparison on Wednesday between China's activities in the South China Sea and Nazi Germany's expansionism before World War Two.
Depressed techie used internet research to kill his family, wait for two days and then commit suicide, says a London coroner at the hearing.
Pakistan's Foreign Secretary has roundly rejected signing the Non-Proliferation nuclear Treaty, citing that it is "discriminatory."
The world's biggest particle smasher was set Wednesday to start unprecedented experiments after a two-year upgrade to crank up energy levels to enable it to hopefully unlock more mysteries of the universe.