At least 33 dead after a ferry with 173 people on board overturned in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday, the coast guard said. Rescuers rushed to the scene immediately.
Egypt's crackdown proves to those who advocate violence that it is the only way to protect themselves and achieve power. We must not allow regimes such as Sisi's to breed new resentments, or to repeat the pattern of repression that leads to more radicalization.
The Indonesian Air Force said on Thursday that the military plane which crashed on Tuesday into a residential neighbourhood killing 142 people, likely suffered an engine failure. But they denied that the aircraft was overloaded after reports emerged saying that civilians had paid to get onboard.
The Egyptian Army has been on a battleground for one day since a militant group affiliated to Islamic State launched simultaneous assualts on military checkpoints in North Sinai, killing 17 soldiers. The army also said on Wednesday that more than 100 IS fighters have been been killed in the deadliest fighting in years in the restive province.
Google apologised by saying it is "sorry" after an identification programme in its new photo application tagged a picture of a black couple with a "gorillas" label.
"Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle" -- was what the captain of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February said. The captain had switched off the working engine after the other lost power, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) confirmed on Thursday in its latest report on the crash which claimed the lives of 43 people.
Hours after Greece became the first advanced economy to default on an IMF repayment, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras used a live TV address to urge Greeks to vote 'No' on Sunday to creditors' current demands.
The US and Cuba on Wednesday announced they will reopen their embassies in each other’s capitals later this summer, resuming full diplomatic ties after more than five decades.
A blistering heatwave swept across much of northern Europe on Wednesday causing blackouts in France and pushing the mercury to as high as 40C.
A scene out of the movie Terminator just happened for real. A robot killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said.
The killing of 27 people was Kuwait's deadliest militant attack, and the most lethal in any of the six hereditary-ruled Gulf Arab states since bombings in Riyadh killed 35 at the start of an al Qaeda campaign in Saudi Arabia in May 2003.
Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, announced on Wednesday that he would stand in an election for Prime Minister next month.
Nicholas Winton or the 'English Schindler' as he was fondly known for saving hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, has died at the age of 106.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Wednesday exempted Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi from appearing in-person after the LeT operations commander cited "serious threats to his life."
The buildings that will house US and Cuban embassies in their neighbor's respective capitals on July 20 have seen over five decades of Cold War protests, provocations and strains.