60 missing in Canada rail disaster

Police say the number of missing in the fiery oil train derailment that demolished a large part of a Quebec town has risen to 60…

Lotto winner leaves 10k tip to old burger restaurant

Lotto winner leaves 10k tip to old burger restaurant…

Egypt military tightens grip ahead of deadline

Just before the deadline, Mohammed Morsi repeated his vows not to step down in the face of millions of protesters in the streets…

Egypt protesters gather before military deadline

Hundreds of thousands of protesters seeking the ouster of Egypt’s Islamist president sought Tuesday to push the embattled leader…

Survivor of Pakistan attack back home

Zhang Jingchuan, the only survivor in the deadly militant attack in Pakistan, is back home in China…

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australian prime minister

Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australian prime minister on Thursday three years and three days…

Chinese climbers killed in Pakistan attack

Two survivors and 10 bodies of tourists in terrorist attack in Pakistan’s northern area of Gilgit-Baltistan arrived in the capital…

Indonesia sends planes to fight haze-causing fires

Air pollution in Singapore soared to record heights for a third consecutive day, as Indonesia dispatched planes…

US downgrades China, Russia over human trafficking

The U.S. has accused China and Russia of failing to meet minimum standards in fighting human trafficking…

Cleavage and Australian politics

Cleavage and Australian politics…

Photo Gallery:Russian zoo’s unique cubs

The zoo in Novosibirsk, Russia’s third-largest city, is home to a unique animal – the liliger…

US, Taliban to start talks on ending Afghan war

The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war…

Russia’s Putin shows off his English

Russia’s Putin shows off his English…

Photo Gallery: Philippines honors dog that saved 2 girls

Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home…

Russian President Putin, wife divorce

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila announced Thursday they are divorcing after nearly 30 years of marriage…

Toyota recalls 242,000 Prius, Lexus hybrid cars

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems…

American woman gang-raped in Indian town

An American woman was gang-raped Tuesday in the northern Indian resort town of Manali…

New threat to the world: Coronavirus

The world health organization is concerned about a new virus that it says could be a threat to the entire world..

Russian daredevil in record-breaking BASE jump from Mt Everest

A Russian extreme sports star has marked the 60th anniversary of the conquest of Mount Everest by performing a record-breaking BASE jump from the world’s highest peak…

2 former sex slaves demand Japan mayor quit

Two Korean former sex slaves demanded the resignation of an outspoken Japanese mayor and canceled a meeting with him…

NKorean envoy delivers letter to China’s president

President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China’s stance of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula…

80-year-old eldest conqueror of Everest at summit

The 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer, Yuichiro Miura’s expressed relief and gratitude as he reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday…

Forbes’ most powerful women

Forbes magazine is out with its annual list of the world’s 100 most powerful woman…

2 more arrests in London attack investigation

British police say two more people have been arrested by officers investigating the hacking death of a U.K. soldier in London…

North Korean leader sends special envoy to China

After months of ignoring Chinese warnings to give up nuclear weapons, North Korea sent a high-level confidant to Beijing…

Obama vows US support as Myanmar leader visits

Former general Thein Sein was the first president of Myanmar to visit the White House in 47 years…

Russian murderers of 3 Chinese women confess

The four murderers of three Chinese women in Russia’s Khakassia have confessed that their initial kidnapping motive…

China asks NKorea to release fishing boat and crew

China is urging North Korea to release a Chinese fishing boat whose owner says it was seized by gun-toting North Koreans…

Philippines: Taiwan fishing boats ignore warnings

Philippines: Taiwan fishing boats ignored warnings…

Timeline: David Beckham career highlights

Highlights in the career of David Beckham, who said Thursday he will retire from football at the end of the season…