Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.
The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can nonetheless be glimpsed.
A power trade agreement (PTA) that will enable Nepal to export electricity to India is at the centre of what Kathmandu is eyeing during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit.
Two former editors at Rupert Murdoch's now defunct tabloid 'News of the World' were on Wednesday charged with conspiracy to hack phones.
A suicide bomber targeted students at a technical college in Nigeria's second city of Kano on Wednesday as the campus reopened following a Muslim holiday, witnesses said.
A London law firm representing 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania said Wednesday it is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused the girls during layovers.
Russia was counting the potential cost of Western sanctions targeting its key energy and finance sectors on Wednesday, with the central bank promising to support lenders hit with penalties.
Australian budget airline Jetstar apologised on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival, to flush away 'anything you shouldn't have'.
McDonald's restaurants in Japan are turning to time-honoured Asian soul food, tofu as the chain scrambles to minimise the damage from an embarrassing tainted meat scandal in China.
Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.
A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach on Tuesday left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said.
The bloodshed came on the heels of an escalation by both sides fighting in the embattled coastal territory, further dimming prospects for a sustainable ceasefire despite international diplomatic efforts.