49 feared dead in plane crash

A Laos Airlines flight crashed Wednesday in the Southeast Asian country, killing all 44 people aboard…

Injured kangaroo hops into Australian airport

An injured kangaroo hopped into an airport in Australia’s second-largest city on Wednesday, perplexing passengers …

7.2 earthquake strikes Philippines

No injury reports yet.

Spain court names ex-China president in probe

Spain’s National Court is widening a probe into alleged genocide by China against Tibet to include former Chinese President…

Chemical weapons watchdog gets peace prize

A group currently part of the effort to dismantle Syria’s chemical weapons is being honored with the Nobel Peace Prize today. ..

Miss Universe in trouble for Indian photo shoot

Indian police have filed a case against Miss Universe, American Olivia Culpo, for an unauthorized fashion shoot at the Taj Mahal…

Malala asasination anniversary

Malala is the world-famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist for girls’ education and a contender to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday…

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban to speak in NYC

A Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting education for girls will be in New York City to speak …

White diamond brings record $30.6M in HK

A white diamond the size of a small egg sold for $30.6 million dollars at a Hong Kong auction on Monday night…

Kenya president says siege is over

According to the president of Kenya, the attackers who have held off Kenyan security forces at a shopping mall in Nairobi since Saturday have now been defeated…

Kenyan attack death toll hits 68, few hostages remain

Kenya’s interior minister says officials are “very certain” that there are few, if any, hostages left in an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi…

HK cat cruelty case sparks protest

HK cat cruelty case sparks protest…

US Senate panel votes to authorize force in Syria

President Barack Obama’s request for speedy congressional backing of a military strike in Syria advanced in the Senate…

Japan spends $470M to contain reactor leaks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has waded deep into the effort to deal with the aftermath of the world’s worst nuclear…

How possible US strike against Syria could unfold

How possible US strike against Syria could unfold

Humans caged at New Zealand zoo

A wildlife park in Christchurch, New Zealand puts the people in cages, giving them a very up-close-and-personal encounter with hungry lions…

Melbourne is world’s most liveable city for third year in a row

Melbourne is world’s most liveable city for third year in a row…

When to strike: Tense decisions for Obama on Syria

A successful vote Thursday in Britain’s Parliament would mark the start of short window that national security experts say could be the least worst time for Obama to act…

US lays groundwork for possible Syria strike

U.S. officials are wrestling with what type of military strike in Syria might deter future chemical weapons attacks and trying to assess how President Bashar Assad would respond…

Boyfriend Tracker’ app raises stir in Brazil

Functions include sending the person doing the tracking updates on their partner’s location and forwarding duplicates of text message traffic from the targeted phone…

Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack

Syrian government forces bombed the rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the regime had killed more than 100 people…

Mubarak released from jail, taken to military hospital

Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was transferred from Tora prison to the Maadi military hospital on Thursday…

Russian bears rescued from rising floodwaters

Stranded bears were rescued from rising floodwaters, cage and all, on Monday as workers…

Kangaroo Facebook photo sparks censorship outrage

This photo of one of Australia’s most iconic animals is causing quite a stir in the land down under…

Prince William describes his joy at parenthood

Prince William described his joy at introducing his son to the world on the steps of a London hospital last month…

Pyramids deserted as foreign tourists heed travel warnings

As Egypt’s troubles continue tourist attractions usually awash with holidaymakers stood quiet and abandoned…

Train kills 37 pilgrims in eastern India

Officials in India say at least 37 people were killed when a train ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station early today…

IKEA recalls 2 models of children’s beds

Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children’s beds for repair due to a metal rod that can…

Japan shrine still flashpoint 68 years after war

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose hawkish views have raised concerns in the region, did not visit the shrine…