Solar Impulse 2 landed in China early on Tuesday, the world's biggest carbon emitter, completing the fifth leg of its landmark global circumnavigation powered solely by the sun.
Canadian lawmakers voted on Monday to extend a campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group and for the first time, strike at them in Syria as well as in Iraq.
North Korea has threatened "merciless punishment" against South Korea if it goes ahead with plans to open a UN field office in Seoul for monitoring the North's human rights record.
An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted a nearby base for Houthi fighters battling President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Guards shot one man dead and seriously wounded a second when the men tried to ram a vehicle into the entrance gate at the Fort Meade, Maryland, headquarters of the National Security Agency, on Monday, CNN reported.
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday.
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.
Latest attack on the country's independent writers after an American atheist blogger was killed in the same way in February
Iran is not expected to normalise relations with the United States even if Tehran reaches agreement with world powers on its nuclear programme, officials and analysts said.
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.
China as it turns out is increasingly falling short of space – for its dead. And, in a bid to check the demand for land to bury the ashes, Beijing has decided to double the money it was already giving to citizens as financial incentive for burials at sea.
Aygun, an award-winning reporter for Turkey's Milliyet daily, was kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in November 2013 and held for 40 days. He has now published a book on his experience, "40 Days at the Hands of IS", which lays bare his emotions and reflects the complexity of Aygun's own relations with his captors.
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.
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.