As the sun rose above a cash-strapped Greece on Sunday, the young and the old were already queuing to have their say in a referendum which could be a new dawn for their crisis-wracked country, or plunge its finances deeper into the dark.
An unmanned cargo ship from Russia has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the US-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.
Courtesy an old family picture posted on Facebook, an emotional mother reunited with her son in the United States after 15 years, when the child was kidnapped by his father.
The French Champagne Vineyards where the world famous sparkling wine is produced has now been granted the 'World Heritage' site status by Unesco, joining the likes of Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China.
After almost two years of intense effort, there were signs that inside the neoclassical palace-turned-hotel hosting the past eight days of talks by armies of technical and legal experts, the end may be in sight.
Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Saturday after launching a series of airstrikes, secturit sources state, as the Egyptian President visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict there.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of a criminal charge on allegations that millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts.
Hillary Clinton, the US Democratic presidential candidate, accused China on Saturday of committing cybercrimes against the United States, as well as stealing commercial secrets, 'huge amounts of government information,' and of trying to 'hack into everything that doesn't move in America.'
Cash-strapped Greece voted in a tightly fought referendum on Sunday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said would determine its "destiny" in the Eurozone, as the debt-laden EU country teetered on the brink of financial collapse.
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed its historic flight without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down successfully in Hawaii.
After a life-saving heart surgery, a dressing covers the scar where surgeons have cut open his chest, but the Philippine teenager feels stronger than he has for years after his operation in Sudan.
Arctic may be relatively isolated from human civilisation and often seen only in picturesque images involving Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and furry polar bears, but drilling in the white expanse can have its consequences.
In one of the biggest assaults on the Islamic State, US-led coalition forces said they carried out a series of 16 airstrikes in its Syrian stronghold of Raqa on Saturday.
People in Greece voted on Sunday whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine the nation's future in Europe's common currency.
A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year with Tehran’s help, the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog said on Saturday.