A Japanese man who allegedly kicked a fellow diner to death in a fight over seats in a noodle bar calmly returned to his food as the other man lay dying, media reported Tuesday.
The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52% between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said on Tuesday.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released a third video featuring John Cantlie, a photographer who worked for the Sunday Times newspaper before he was abducted in 2012.
Ukraine's truce and troops withdrawal deal lay in tatters on Tuesday after the deadliest wave of attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in more than a month left nine soldiers and four civilians dead.
The head of a Pakistani company which created an app called StealthGenie allowing users to spy on other people's mobile devices was indicted on US criminal charges, officials said Monday.
Israel has invited India to be part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest pet project of national cyber defense authority-- a dedicated force to fight cyber threats—during his meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New York on Sunday.
A new name is likely to be added to the list of Indian-origin people who hold or have held top political positions in various countries: Antonio Costa, of Goa origin, who on Sunday won the primary elections as the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Socialist Party in Portugal.
Chinese censors and opponents of the protests sweeping Hong Kong are engaging in a cat-and-mouse game with demonstrators and commentators in a bid to stop news of the unrest spreading online and, in particular, reaching the mainland.
Eight-year-old Saugat Bista from Kathmandu has already directed a feature film and has his eyes set on the Guinness World Records to become the world’s youngest film director.
An armed man took an employee hostage at a hotel in the Brazilian capital Monday and forced him to don a vest apparently stuffed with explosives, authorities said.
Laura Mersini-Houghton at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the College of Arts and Sciences, has proven, mathematically, that black holes can never come into being in the first place.
A three-year-old Chinese girl died of a brain tumour but helped save the lives of five other persons when her heart, liver, kidneys and corneas were donated. Liu Jingyao, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour earlier this year.
Ashraf Ghani was inaugurated as the new president of Afghanistan on Monday at a ceremony in the presidential palace marking the end of Hamid Karzai's 13-year rule since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001.
The ranks of Hong Kong democracy protesters who have paralysed parts of the city swelled into their tens of thousands Monday, digging in for another night of confrontation with police in their campaign for free elections.
President Barack Obama admitted Sunday that the United States underestimated the threat posed by Islamic State fighters in Syria, as US-led coalition warplanes pounded the oil sites that fund the jihadist group.
Late Sunday coalition planes hit the entrance to the