A 14-year-old US girl has died after being critically injured when a fellow high school student went on a shooting rampage last week, hospital officials said on Friday.
November 1, 2014 9:32am
Hours after Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time, a St Petersburg politician has called for him to be banned from Russia.
November 1, 2014 7:15am
Michael Jackson cloned his DNA before he died to create a troop of mini-Jacksons and perfect copies of himself, it has been revealed.
November 1, 2014 7:11am
Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine.
November 1, 2014 6:59am
The Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq have circulated new guidelines on social media through video and tweets on how to be “ultimate wives of jihad”.
November 1, 2014 6:53am
Brazil has begun screening passengers arriving from the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
October 31, 2014 9:00pm
Italy's former communications minister Paolo Gentiloni has been nominated foreign minister, his new deputy said on Friday.
October 31, 2014 7:43pm
Myanmar's parliament will consider amending the country's constitution — which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president — ahead of elections next year, an official said on Friday.
October 31, 2014 7:04pm
Foreign jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Friday.
October 31, 2014 6:52pm
Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge fireball, officials said.
October 31, 2014 3:54pm
Hundreds of protesters marched in the capital of Burkina Faso on Friday demanding that President Blaise Compaore step down.
October 31, 2014 3:22pm
Israel reopened Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Friday ahead of the weekly Muslim prayers, after a rare closure following clashes sparked by the killing of a Palestinian by police.
October 31, 2014 2:37pm
Myanmar's president held rare talks on Friday with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and more than a dozen of the country's political and military heavyweights.
October 31, 2014 10:39am
The United States on Thursday urged all sides in Jerusalem to exercise restraint amid spiralling tensions in the holy city, and said it was working with Israelis, Palestinian and Jordanians to try to restore calm.
October 31, 2014 7:06am
Man wearing Barack Obama mask robs Dunkin' Donuts store in Massachusetts.
October 31, 2014 6:48am
Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine.
October 31, 2014 4:59am
Burkina's army seized power Thursday, with the head of the armed forces announcing the dissolution of government and parliament and the creation of a transitional body to run the country after violent protests against the president's 27-year-rule.
October 31, 2014 2:15am
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus ventured out of her home in Maine and took a bike ride on Thursday, defying a quarantine order and setting up a legal collision with state authorities.
October 31, 2014 12:14am
A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied US air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.
October 30, 2014 7:05pm
Angry demonstrators went on the rampage in Burkina Faso on Thursday, setting parliament ablaze in a surge of violence that forced the government to scrap a vote on controversial plans to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule.
October 30, 2014 6:53pm
Sweden on Thursday officially recognized the state of Palestine, Stockholm's foreign minister said, less than a month after the government announced its intention to make the controversial move.
October 30, 2014 6:34pm
Saudi Arabia beheaded a man on Thursday for murdering a fellow tribesman, the interior ministry said, the latest in dozens of executions this year that have alarmed rights campaigners.
October 30, 2014 5:53pm
Researchers probing the 1937 disappearance of famed American aviator Amelia Earhart's plane said they now believe a slab of aluminum found decades ago on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean came from her aircraft.
October 30, 2014 3:10pm
Congressman Ami Bera's re-election bid has got a major boost with former US President Bill Clinton campaigning for him in the California seat where the Indian-American is locked in a tight contest.
October 30, 2014 2:14pm