North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain, state-run media said Sunday, arriving at the summit to tell troops that the hike provides mental energy more powerful than nuclear weapons.
As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, the Times of Malta reported on Sunday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was caught on video downing a beer in a few seconds at a Sydney pub, prompting comparisons to another drink-chugging former leader and sparking a debate on social media.
A video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates.
If Labour leader Ed Miliband becomes the prime minister after the 7 May elections, he will be a puppet in the hands of Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) that has offered him support, a new Conservative poster claims.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 11 football fans to death after a retrial over a 2012 stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead.
China President Xi Jinping on Sunday said his first trip to Pakistan is like visiting the home of his "own brother" as he vowed to firm up country's strategic ties with its all-weather friend by making progress on various fronts, including the USD 46 billion bilateral economic corridor.
Claims that the Islamic State group carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan raise questions about whether the culprits are the real deal or Taliban turncoats now waving the IS black flag.
South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead.
A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Sunday that inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.
An election leaflet sent on behalf of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has gone viral after an English teacher in Somerset marked many errors in its language and spelling, prompting many to quip that you can no longer trust the English with the English language.
Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar faces a possible 43 years in prison for sedition, but the defiant artist says that looming threat won't stop his hard-hitting caricatures lampooning the ruling establishment.
Iraqi forces retook most of the country's largest refinery from Islamic State on Saturday, security officials said, reversing gains by the militants who seized parts of the sprawling complex this week.
A Pakistani man and his father have been arrested in the country's latest so-called "honour killing" after they set the son's wife alight for leaving the house without asking his permission, police said Sunday.
An explosive device was detonated outside the UN agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza City overnight, without causing any injuries, UN and Palestinian security sources said late Saturday.