May 14, 2014 9:12 am

Hundreds of thousands of domestic and foreign tourists are set to flood Rio for the World Cup.

May 14, 2014 9:05 am

The accused pleaded guilty to murder 75-year-old Maybelle Schein as part of his plan to kill President Obama.

May 14, 2014 12:02 am

Energy Minister Taner Yildiz confirmed that a fire had been triggered by an electrical fault and that workers had been killed, but declined to say how many.

May 13, 2014 6:21 pm

State department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the US was providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support.

May 13, 2014 5:30 pm

The attacks came as Iraqi Shiites were celebrating the birthday of Imam Ali, Shiite Islam's most sacred martyr.

May 13, 2014 3:53 pm

Coney Island is one of New York City's most visually distinct neighbourhoods.

May 13, 2014 3:43 pm

The Nigerian government said it was exploring all options in its effort to rescue the girls.

May 13, 2014 3:35 pm

Olmert spoke in court reiterating his denial of the allegations regarding his role in the affair.

May 13, 2014 1:55 pm

The necklace has eleven spinel beads, three of them engraved with names of Jahangir and one with Shah Jahan.

May 13, 2014 1:53 pm

The statement by Human Rights Watch adds to growing concerns that chemical weapons are still being used in Syria.

May 13, 2014 1:02 pm

"We don't speak on visa acceptances, applications, etcetera," said Jen Psaki, US State Department Spokesperson.

May 13, 2014 12:10 pm

Over 200 gay couples got marriage licenses on first day as Arkansas became 18th state to allow gay marriages.

May 13, 2014 11:09 am

Sandip Shah and Shailesh Shah are residents of California and were arrested in February this year.

May 13, 2014 10:41 am

A total of 61 people are now on the EU's sanctions list over Ukraine crisis.

May 13, 2014 3:35 am

More than half of Indonesia’s 491 provincial districts have enacted various bylaws inspired by Islamic law, or Shariah.

May 13, 2014 3:33 am

Jonathan declared emergency in the northeast a year ago, ordering extra troops, but security sources say the armed forces remain overstretched.

May 13, 2014 3:30 am

A 16-yr-old who fled Boko Haram kidnapping, a helpless official, an angry relative and a desperate mother recount their horror.

May 13, 2014 12:01 am

Rockets also struck the NATO base at Bagram, just north of the Afghan capital, causing minor damage, the alliance said.

May 12, 2014 9:16 pm

The bombing took place in Baidoa, in southwest Somalia, where members of the militant group Al-Shabab control a lot of territory.

May 12, 2014 9:14 pm

The militant leader, who has made prisoner exchange demands before, said that some of the teenagers had converted from Christianity to Islam.

May 12, 2014 5:57 pm

It was better for the International Panel of Experts to decide which information should be made public: Malaysian Transport Minister Hishamuddin Hussein

May 12, 2014 5:32 pm

Named Hope and Faith, the girls share one unusually-shaped skull with duplicated facial features and separate brains.

May 12, 2014 4:32 pm

The footage shows about 130 girls in hijabs sitting on scrubland near trees, reciting the first chapter of the Koran.

May 12, 2014 4:03 pm

China's oil rig's attempts for oil exploration in the waters of disputed islands claimed by both countries have escalated tensions.

May 12, 2014 1:52 pm

The largest exhibitions on various themes will be held in 12 cities across China.

May 12, 2014 1:42 pm

Mantle is flowing faster than expected, probably due to changes in temperature or chemical composition.

May 12, 2014 12:44 pm

The bloodshed took place hours after dozens of armed men shut down the voting in the town.

May 12, 2014 12:05 pm

Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks via a recognised Twitter account.

May 12, 2014 9:31 am

North Korea accused US and South Korea of fabricating results of a probe that said it sent drones to spy on South Korea.

May 12, 2014 9:17 am

US, British and French helping with deployment of military intelligence and surveillance specialists.

May 12, 2014 12:01 am

Results expected to show a large ‘yes’ vote, but voters unclear on what that means or what follows

May 11, 2014 8:05 pm

One of the two officers at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen who shot and killed a pair of suspected al-Qaida gunmen was getting a haircut.

May 12, 2014 8:27 am

The plane had lost contact with air traffic controllers over the South China Sea.

May 11, 2014 6:54 pm

Syria officially opened its presidential campaign despite a crippling civil war that has devastated the country.

May 11, 2014 5:20 pm

Customers at the Patrizietta restaurant in Losone in the canton of Ticino face a fine if they don't lick their plates clean.

May 11, 2014 4:11 pm

Thai caretaker government said it would increase security to prevent clashes between the pro and anti-government protestors.