- Mar 29, 2015 10:15 IST
The captain of a passenger jet that investigators believe was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, shouted at the co-pilot to "open the damn door" as he made desperate attempts to return to the locked cockpit, according to a German newspaper Sunday.
- Mar 29, 2015 13:29 IST
Tens of thousands of people braved heavy rain and lined the streets of Singapore on Sunday to catch a last glimpse of founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as his funeral procession wound through the country he helped build.
- Mar 29, 2015 07:46 IST
Islamist groups including al Qaeda's Nusra Front have seized the city of Idlib for the first time in Syria's civil war, fighters and a monitoring group said on Saturday.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:11 IST
German police have found medical treatments for psychological illness at the home of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet into the French Alps, killing 149 people and himself, a German newspaper said on Saturday.
- Mar 29, 2015 09:53 IST
The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top US and Iranian diplomats on Saturday to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on a two- or three-page accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal.
- Mar 29, 2015 08:16 IST
Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
- Mar 28, 2015 23:40 IST
In December, a Chinese Mongolian teenager was exonerated from a crime he had committed in 1996. But it was a little too late: Huugjilt had been executed for the crime — the rape and murder of a woman in a public toilet — the same year. China’s state-controlled newspapers and news agencies splashed the news for days. Commentaries talking about judicial reproach and the rule of law in China were being written even three months later.
- Mar 28, 2015 20:59 IST
Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff on Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.
- Mar 28, 2015 23:26 IST
Amanda Knox, an American student who gained international notoriety for a 2007 murder in Italy, was just happy to have her life back, she said Friday, after being finally acquitted.
- Mar 28, 2015 23:03 IST
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen beheaded 23 people and set fire to homes in Buratai, northeast Nigeria, on the eve of Saturday's general elections, a federal lawmaker representing the area told AFP.
- Mar 28, 2015 14:28 IST
Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six attackers.
- Mar 28, 2015 15:44 IST
Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeted Houthi rebels in Yemen for a third consecutive day on Saturday as India firmed up plans to evacuate some 3,700 of its citizens from the war-torn country via Djibouti.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:16 IST
Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi left an Arab summit in Egypt for Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but will not return to his country "for now," his foreign minister told AFP.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:55 IST
The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, told his ex-girlfriend that "one day everyone will know my name", according to German newspaper Bild.
- Mar 28, 2015 14:09 IST
Pakistani troops killed 15 militants in a clash early on Saturday in the Khyber tribal region near the Afghan border as part of a major anti-insurgent offensive, the military said.