Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.
Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country.
Several countries have released the details on citizens who found themselves in Nepal at the time a strong earthquake hit on Saturday, killing more than 2,200 people.
Russian hackers penetrated White House's unclassified computer network in 2014 and accessed President Barack Obama's correspondence, according to a news report.
Rain and fresh tremors on Sunday night added to the misery in Nepal hampering rescuers from sifting through tonnes of rubble to look for survivors of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that has killed over 2,500 people so far and left more than 6,000 others injured.
A jealous Pakistani man has been sentenced to 46 years in jail and fined two million rupees by an anti-terrorism court for throwing acid on his ex-wife, leaving her visually impaired with one eye.
At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himalayas. The snow and ice ripped through key Mount Everest climbing routes and tore into base camp, the nylon mountaineering city that blossoms every year at the base of the world's highest peak.
Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 14 civilians, officials said.
At the gathering he jokingly called "a night when Washington celebrates itself," US President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him.
In a shocking incident, an infant died of suffocation after her 25-year-old mother allegedly put her in a plastic bag and hid in desk drawer minutes after giving birth inside office bathroom in the US state of Michigan.
Malaysian police said they arrested on Sunday 12 suspected Islamic militants who were plotting attacks in the country just as it prepares to host a Southeast Asian summit.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired terrorism plot in the United States, CNN reported on Saturday, quoting law enforcement officials.
As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there.
The Nepalese capital resembled a city pummelled by multiple bomb explosions on Sunday as the extent of the devastation caused by the powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake became clear.
Pakistan's military intelligence agencies will investigate the murder of a human rights activist, shot after she hosted a talk on disappearances and killings in Baluchistan province where the army is fighting separatists, the military said on Saturday.