Latest attack on the country's independent writers after an American atheist blogger was killed in the same way in February
Investigators picking through the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed on a remote Alpine mountain said they had found DNA from more than half of the victims, as more details emerged concerning the doomed flight's last minutes.
Cash-strapped Greece wrangled on Monday with its creditors over a new package of reforms needed to unlock vital bailout funds as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepared to face grilling in parliament on the negotiations.
A northwestern Pakistani province is taking criminal action against 70 schools that have failed to tighten security with measures such as installing barbed wire following a December high school attack that killed 132 children.
Salem Hajdarovac didn't sleep for a whole week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia.
Warplanes struck Yemen's capital Sanaa overnight and after daybreak on Monday, residents said, on the fifth day of a campaign by Saudi-led forces against Houthi forces opposed to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
A rhinoceros that had wandered off a wildlife reserve rampaged through a town in central Nepal on Monday, leaving one woman dead and six people injured, police said.
Britain’s Parliament was dissolved on Monday and election officials formally sounded the bugle for the 7 May general election widely seen as the most unpredictable one in living memory, with smaller parties making another coalition the most likely outcome.
A number of pilots at Lufthansa's low-cost subsidiary Germanwings have refused to fly following a deadly plane crash in the French Alps that killed 150, but the captain of one of the aircraft of the company's fleet personally welcomed passengers on board and assured them of safety a day after the incident.
The personal details of world leaders travelling to Australia for the G20 summit were mistakenly emailed to a member of the Asian Cup football local organising committee, a report said Monday.
Apple chief Tim Cook slammed what he called a wave of "dangerous" laws in several US states that he said promote discrimination and erode equality, in an editorial published Sunday.
A Munich-based rights group has termed “ridiculous” the six-year prison term given to man in northwest China’s restive Xinjiang province for allegedly growing a beard and provoking disturbance.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was found guilty on Monday in a separate case of accepting illegal payments from a U.S. businessman.
World-renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is getting his name trademarked, joining the ranks of celebrities such as JK Rowling and David Beckham who have turned their names into brands. Hawking has applied to the Intellectual Property Office to have his name formally registered.
Australian airlines must ensure that two crew are on the flight deck at all times, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said Monday in response to the Germanwings disaster.