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.
Boko Haram militants killed 28 on Friday in a series of raids on remote farming and fishing villages in Northeast Nigeria, according to members of a civilian defence group.
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.
The official date of the beginning of World War II should be advanced from Germany’s invasion of Poland in 1939 to 1937, when Japan began its large-scale invasion of China, a state media report has said.
A US appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records was illegal, after saying that the plaintiffs failed to show they were victims.
Several members of Britain’s armed forces attended ‘raksha bandhan’ events in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Bradford this week, where the contribution of past and present members of the Hindu community in the country’s military history was recalled.
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.
The United States has cautioned Pakistan over its brandishing of its nuclear status in the wake of the cancelled NSA-level talks with India, stating that it will not help reduce tensions between the two countries.
They own a fifth of US motels, many convenience stores called 7-elevens and an ubiquitous chain of grocery shops called Patel Brothers. And they are proud of what they have achieved.
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 36-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for seven years for causing the death of his girlfriend when he engaged in a sex act with her behind the wheels in his BMW.
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.
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.