Iran's most expensive ever movie, "Muhammad", which chronicles the childhood of the Muslim prophet, was release nationwide on Thursday, winning praise from early audiences.
Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday reported the death of eight people in fresh clashes that erupted despite ongoing talks on a new truce agreement for the separatist east.
Bill Grant, a microbiologist at the University of Leicester, has got a new honour – a bacmetrium isolated in Japan has been named after him.
A dozen persons have been arrested in connection to the deadly Tianjin warehouse blast that left 145 people dead and hundreds maimed with chemical and burn injuries earlier this month.
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.
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.
Vassiliki Thanou, a top Supreme Court judge, will be sworn in as Greece's first female prime minister heading a caretaker government that will lead the country to elections in September.
Atleast 20 badly decomposed bodies - and possibly up to 50 - migrants have been recovered stacked in a truck parked on the shoulder of the main highway from Budapest to Vienna, said Austrian police.
Poland appealed to World War II buffs and rail enthusiasts on Thursday to stop searching for a lost Nazi German train believed to have remained undiscovered for 70 years and rumoured to have valuable treasures.
A court in Karachi on Thursday issued warrants for the arrest of Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim, Dawn reported.
The free online dictionary by the creators of the esteemed Oxford English Dictionary also added the adjective awesomesauce, to describe something particularly excellent, and manic pixie dream girl, which comes from the movie world to describe a quirky appealing female character.
A staffer at a Chinese finance company named Goldman Sachs said on Thursday any similarity to the multi-billion-dollar US investment giant was unintentional, weeks after a Chinese man was arrested for setting up a fake bank branch.
It was almost like a scene straight out of a first-person shooter video game: A handgun in a man's grasp comes into view. A woman appears in the gunman's sights. Shots are fired.
Outside the studio gates, dozens of WDBJ viewers solemnly converged before sunset to place bouquets of flowers and shiny remembrance balloons under a tree wrapped with two black mourning ribbons.
Chinese police have arrested an Uber driver who allegedly robbed and molested a female passenger at knifepoint, state media reported, sparking concern over the safety of increasingly popular but loosely regulated hire cars.