South Korean police said Friday they were investigating possible links of the man behind a shocking knife attack on the US ambassador may have had with North Korea, as Seoul voiced disgust at Pyongyang's reaction to the incident.
Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit within hours, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
A human shield was formed at the Holi celebrations at Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi to show solidarity with and protect Hindus in attendance.
An Indian Air Force Hercules aircraft flew in experts and equipment to Tribhuban airport to help Nepal remove the plane, which was evacuated after it skidded off with 224 passengers on board.
If the Conservative party comes to power after the May 7 elections, it would consider introducing ‘visa bonds’ for citizens of countries considered ‘high-risk’ for immigration purposes, home secretary Theresa May said this week.
Islamic State (IS) militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit, a witness said, to obstruct an assault by Shia militia fighters and Iraqi soldiers trying to drive them from the Sunni Muslim city and surrounding towns.
Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state, weighing in on a controversy that has generated negative attention this week for the likely Democratic presidential candidate.
An Indian-American widow will have to forfeit her 34-room mansion in New York state after she lost her appeal to overturn a 2013 conviciton for harbouring an illegal immigrant from Kerala for over five years and subjecting her to slave-like conditions.
Liberia discharged its last confirmed Ebola patient on Thursday, as it reported for the first time in nine months it had gone a full week without any new infections.
A teacher whose family helped thwart his plans to travel to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State group was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday in a case that highlighted the struggles of parents trying to stop their children from being radicalized.
A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries.
Setting dogs upon African Americans, some as old as 14, was among many forms of racism found rampant in the police of Ferguson, city rocked by the killing of Michael Brown.
US Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday.
A Turkish Airlines plane carrying 224 passengers had to be evacuated after it missed the runway on landing at Kathmandu airport on Wednesday and skidded onto nearby grassland.
The US and Iranian foreign ministers began a third day of talks over Iran's nuclear program on Wednesday, just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had warned that the deal being negotiated was a serious mistake.