The world's biggest particle smasher was set Wednesday to start unprecedented experiments after a two-year upgrade to crank up energy levels to enable it to hopefully unlock more mysteries of the universe.
Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who relocated to the United States after receiving death threats from radical Islamists, said on Wednesday she has not left India permanently and will return when she felt safe.
Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins has died at the age of 88.
The world's third longest river, the Yangtze, is China's most popular tourism attraction, despite it's tendency to flood.
Chinese rescuers were working through the night in a desperate race to find survivors from a capsized cruise ship, with more than 400 people still missing after the boat sank in a storm on the Yangtze river.
Nepal has requested China to open border points in Tibet so that nearly 25,000 pilgrims from India and other countries around the world can participate in this year’s Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
The Islamic State claimed a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad, that officials on Tuesday said had killed at least 47 people.
The Houthi fighters were killed in southern Yemen conflict zones. Residents say US drone-strikes kills Al Qaeda members. US talks with Houthi in Oman to secure US journalist's release.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that China has "rejected" India's objection over ambitious $46 billion Economic Corridor that passes through PoK, a day after the Communist nation asserted that the project will "not target any third party".
A group of families,demanding justice for victims of China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown,declared that the government must bear responsibility for "historical crimes" in the same way it has called on Japan to do so for its wartime past.
Talking to young leaders from south-east Asia, US President Barack Obama spoke about how democracy in Myanmar won't be a success till the issue of Rohingya migrants is resolved.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday postponed issuing a final ruling over a death sentence recommendation for former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
More than 80 years later, his son, Grammy Award-winning American violinist Eugene Drucker, has completed his father's interrupted work. With tears in his eyes, Drucker performed an emotional rendition of the Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, Op 77, over the weekend with the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra.
Caricatures of Arab and Western leaders appeared beside those of top jihadists at an Iranian cartoon contest on Islamic State group crimes that drew entries from artists around the world.
In a string of attacks directed against international aid workers, unidentified militants attacked an NGO's guesthouse despite the Taliban's official policy rejecting such attacks.