Two Indian nationals in Singapore were on Friday hailed as heroes and commended for saving a dangling toddler stuck between the rails on a parapet of a second floor apartment block.
Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud was killed by unidentified gunmen on Friday night in Karachi, dawn.com reported.
The prestigious George Washington University here is contemplating a ban on swastika, a sacred symbol for Hindus and Buddhists, asauthorities believe it resembles the Nazi symbol and may hurt the sensibilities of some Jewish students.
The Conservative party was on Friday accused of stoking English nationalism with its promise of ensuring “English votes for English laws”, while Labour leader Ed Miliband partly blamed PM David Cameron for the recent death of Libyan migrants at sea.
Visitors to the Statue of Liberty were evacuated from Liberty Island in New York Harbor on Friday after a report of a suspicious package, the United States Park Police said, and law enforcement officials are investigating the site.
As a boy in pre-war Baghdad, Adil Faraj dreamed of becoming a dancer, inspired by a Michael Jackson performance he watched on DVD.
A Filipino woman facing the death penalty in Indonesia was moved on Friday to an island prison where she and nine other drug convicts are to be executed by firing squad.
An Iranian ship convoy suspected of carrying weapons for Shiite rebels in Yemen has turned back, US officials said, as Saudi-led warplanes kept up air strikes on the anti-government forces.
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed in the violence raging in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began on March 26, the UN children's agency said on Friday.
The US drone strike that accidentally killed two hostages in Pakistan exposes intelligence shortfalls that former and current US officials say appear to be growing more frequent as militants expand their safe havens and as Washington gathers less on-the-ground human intelligence.
Right winger Teruki Goto is pictured on his campaign poster in his birthday suit, wielding a samurai-style sword in front of two Rising Sun flags and the imperial chrysanthemum crest.
The family foundation belonging to former secretary of state Hillary Clinton received millions from Russian donors even while their takeover of a uranium company was pending approval by a government agency headed by her, The New York Times reported Thursday.
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday promised Israel delivery of top-flight fighter jets to help it maintain its military edge in the Middle East and vowed any nuclear deal with Iran would ensure Israel's security.
Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit a camp housing rebel troops in Yemen's third city Taez on Friday, after a night of clashes and raids throughout the war-hit country, residents said.
President Barack Obama's admission Thursday that a US drone strike accidentally took the lives of two hostages has raised fresh questions about the limits and the risks of the country's "targeted killing" campaign.