President Barack Obama’s legacy-defining Iran deal is safe and well on its way now, with the deal gaining all the congressional votes it needed to survive any attempt to kill it on Wednesday.
New weaponry including missiles will be on display and war veterans will march down Beijing’s signature thoroughfare in a mega military parade to be held here as China marks the end of World War II and its victory over Japan on Thursday.
Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the ‘News of the World’ who resigned in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal in 2011 but was acquitted in court, is returning as the head of Rupert Murdoch’s UK operations from September 7.
Scholars and academics have criticised the British Library after it refused to host a large collection of Taliban-related documents that date to the 1990s — including newspapers, maps, books of Sharia law, poetry — due to concerns that it may contravene terrorism laws.
In a setback for a global eradication campaign, two children in southwestern Ukraine have been paralysed by polio in the first outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday.
If Cupid’s arrow has hit you finally, it is still better to express your feelings via an email than leaving a voice message or a WhatsApp post with the girl you are in love with, says a new study.
The director of the film, Wang Chao announced on Weibo, a Chinese version of Twitter, that censors had given "Seek McCartney" permission for a cinema release.
Nearly 26 people were killed in northeastern Borno state of Nigeria by attackers on horseback believed to be rebels of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
Alexis Tsipras and Yanis Varoufakis shared a vision once, but the double act of the Greece debt drama's most colourful characters now appears well and truly over.
Fingerprints of the main suspect from last week's Bangkok blasts match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, Thailand police said on Wednesday.
A fire broke out in an apartment building in the north of Paris early on Wednesday morning killing eight people, including two children, said police.
At least 17 Turkish employees of a company building a football stadium were kidnapped in the Sadr City area of north Baghdad on Wednesday, security officials said.
While Europe is struggling with a record influx of refugees, would-be migrants from the Balkans are taking desperate measures to 'prove' that their lives are threatened in the hope of securing a successful asylum claim.
The US has launched a secret drone campaign managed jointly by the CIA and Special Operation Forces in Syria to target the leaders of the dreaded militant group Islamic State, a media report has said.
A Soyuz spacecraft successfully launched towards the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history.