Three people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation were arrested overnight in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who were found in a refrigerated truck abandoned on Austria's main highway.
The front-runner for the Republican ticket for next year's US elections Donald Trump settled once and for all the rampant speculation over his hair and proved in front of 1,400 people that, far from being a toupee, it is very "real."
Josef Wesolowski, a former Polish archbishop who was due to have been the first cleric tried in the Vatican for the sexual abuse of children, was found dead at his residence in the city state, according to a statement from the Holy See.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease military actions against rebel forces as part of a fledgling peace agreement, his spokeman said, ahead of a full ceasefire on Saturday.
A billboard in Tel Aviv announcing the opening of an Iranian embassy that met with disbelief and curiosity turned out to be a hoax, organisers of the eye-catching stunt have said.
Iraqi officials say an explosion has ripped through the parking lot of a Baghdad police station when a police bomb squad tried to defuse a car bomb while colleagues looked on, killing six and wounding 10.
An Indian woman who worked as a babysitter in Connecticut has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for the death of a 19-month-old child in her care last year.
Libya has recovered 82 bodies washed ashore after a boat packed with migrants capsized near the western town of Zuwara, a Red Crescent official said on Friday.
Austrian interior ministy on Friday confirmed that a truck full of refugees found abandoned on a motorway was containing more than 70 bodies.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, a move that suggests the young leader holds them responsible for allowing the confrontation to nearly spin out of control.
Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.
French police official on Thursday arrested two investigative journalists from Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco.
Pakistan could possess the world's third largest arsenal of nuclear weapons in a decade, or have enough fissile material available for it, according to a new report.
New figures released on Thursday indicate that India is the most common non-UK country of birth of residents in 2014, numbering 793,000, which accounts for 9.6 per cent of the total non-UK born population.
A suspected Taliban militant blew himself up during a police raid in central Pakistan on Thursday, killing his own wife and two children, police said.