British thriller writer Frederick Forsyth revealed he had conducted missions for intelligence service MI6 in extracts from his autobiography published on Sunday.
An airstrike launched from a Saudi-led coalition on Sunday has killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah, according to residents.
A residential complex in Saudi Arabia housing employees of oil giant Saudi Aramco was engulfed in fire on Sunday killing at least eleven people and injuring 206. Saudi Aramco is the world's largest oil company in terms of crude production and exports.
Pakistan has banned the Islamic State militant group that has overrun vast stretches of Iraq and Syria after repeatedly denying the dreaded outfit's presence within its territory.
An Indian woman who worked as a babysitter in Connecticut has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for the death of a 19-month-old child in her care last year.
Iraqi officials say an explosion has ripped through the parking lot of a Baghdad police station when a police bomb squad tried to defuse a car bomb while colleagues looked on, killing six and wounding 10.
Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, a move that suggests the young leader holds them responsible for allowing the confrontation to nearly spin out of control.
A suspected Taliban militant blew himself up during a police raid in central Pakistan on Thursday, killing his own wife and two children, police said.
A staffer at a Chinese finance company named Goldman Sachs said on Thursday any similarity to the multi-billion-dollar US investment giant was unintentional, weeks after a Chinese man was arrested for setting up a fake bank branch.
Vester Flanagan, who killed two journalists on Wednesday and filmed the murders during a live news broadcast, had a volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two television channels for conflicts with co-workers.
The Pakistan Taliban, on Wednesday, claimed two of their senior commanders, arrested in 2009 while engaged in "peace talks" with the government, have been fatally poisoned while in custody of the security forces.
The Moroccan suspect in a foiled attack on a high-speed train is facing terrorism charges over what authorities say was a plan to unleash carnage among hundreds of passengers.
Typhoon Goni damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan.
North and South Korea reached agreement early on Tuesday to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire that had pushed the divided peninsula into a state of heightened military tension.