Vietnam orders quick probe after scaffolding fall kills 13

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A scaffolding collapse killed 13 workers and injured dozens in Vietnam…

US military: Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted

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The U.S. Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison…

Bi-racial Japan beauty queen causes controversy

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A biracial beauty queen in Japan is facing criticism for not being Japanese enough…

Afghan protesters demand justice for woman killed by mob

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A woman beaten to death last week by a Kabul mob over false allegations she had burned a Quran…

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

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Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who was both feared for his authoritarian…

600 Indian students expelled for cheating

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About 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating…

Burger King to sell fragrance in Japan

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The home of the whopper is becoming the home of the fragrance…

Bodies of five infants found in a French home

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Police found the bodies of five infants in a home near Bordeaux, France, on Thursday, according to news reports…

137 killed in suicide attacks on Yemen mosques

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Quadruple suicide bombers on Friday hit a pair of mosques controlled by Shiite rebels in the Yemeni capital…

Polar bear attacks tent in Norway’s Arctic, injures tourist

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A Czech tourist suffered minor injuries when a polar bear attacked the tent he was sleeping in…

Islamic State group claims Tunisia attack that killed 23

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The radical Islamic State Group claimed responsibility Thursday for the attack on a famed Tunis museum…

Singapore founding father Lee’s condition worsens

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The condition of Singapore’s 91-year-old founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has worsened as he remains at the hospital where…

Robbers target Chinese at Paris airport train

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Chinese tourists have become the target of robbers at the airport express train in Paris, France…

Egypt announces plans to build new capital

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Egypt displayed a model of its proposed new capital on Saturday, at an economic conference in Sharm El-Sheikh…

Kurds probe 2 possible Islamic State chemical weapon attacks

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Kurdish forces in Iraq are investigating two other possible chemical weapons attacks by the Islamic State group…

Putin reappears after 10-day absence, looks healthy

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Russian President Vladimir Putin resurfaced Monday, smiling and looking his normal self after a 10-day absence from public view…

100-yr-old woman celebrates birthday with skydive

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A woman in South Africa celebrated her 100th birthday by performing a skydive on Saturday…

India: Robbers gang rape nun in her 70s at school

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A nun in her 70s was gang-raped when she tried to prevent a group of men from robbing a school in India…

Brazil raises death toll of bus accident to 54

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The Brazilian government raised the death toll of a bus accident to 54 while police continued their search for more victims…

Malaysia vows action if controller slept when MH370 vanished

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An air traffic control supervisor was allegedly asleep on the job when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared a year ago…