Among the 11 killed were seven civilians and four policemen while 27 people were wounded in the bombing.
The dispute over the islands, called Senkaku by Japan and Diaoyu by China, has badly strained relations between the two Asian powers.
The Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit Norway from May 7 to May 9 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his Nobel Peace Prize.
Hundreds of serious fraud allegations are being probed in an attempt to ensure a cleaner election than in 2009.
The mystery of the missing plane has continued to baffle aviation and security authorities who have so far failed to trace the aircraft despite hi-technology.
The separatists said armed men from Ukraine’s Right Sector nationalist group had attacked them.
Chiesi is best remembered for comparing the feeling of passing illegal information to an orgasm.
Dan Croll, a fresh face from England, wears his influences on his sleeve
Brandon Sanderson, who once completed 12 novels with nothing to show for it but publisher rejections, is now a household name in the fantasy genre.
A study found that a significant number of people labelled ‘vegetative’ have some degree of consciousness.
By crunching the data, eBird can generate maps showing where virtually every species congregates in the remaining wetlands.
An entomologist, who discovered he has a crippling fear of bugs, writes a book about human reaction to insects.
More than two dozen countries have been involved in the hunt for the Boeing 777.
A mini-submarine deployed to find the crashed Malaysian jet has touched record depths in the Indian Ocean beyond its operating limits.
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America’s most popular writers.
Out of 29 crewmembers, 20 people, including the captain, Lee Joon-seok, 68, survived, the coast guard said.
Garcia Marquez’s own epic story ended Thursday, at age 87, with his death at his home in southern Mexico City.
Garcia Marquez was also an early practitioner of the literary nonfiction that would become known as New Journalism
It’s the first of four eclipses this year and the first of four total lunar eclipses this year and next.
A crowd of around 300 men armed with Molotov cocktails attacked the base.
Despite taking help from France’s drug and health safety agency, the institute has been unable to find the samples.
President says that operation is underway in eastern Donetsk region, Rebels continue occupation in quiet Slaviansk
The Oscar Pistorius case has propelled prosecutor Gerrie Nel into a global spotlight, rivalling the athlete’s own fame.
The prison unit in Guantanamo Bay is shrouded in secrecy, but a soon-to-be-declassified report and a court hearing into the sanity of a prisoner may change that.
Dozens of angry men hurled rocks, smashed the windows and broke into a police station in the city of Horlivka not far from the border with Russia.
Megan Huntsman, 39, who lived in the Utah home until three years ago, had the infants between 1996 and 2006, investigators said.
With no municipal water or fire hydrants to use, routes to the blazes blocked by narrow streets fire crews could do little but watch some neighborhoods burn.
It is the 10th time that the Security Council has met on Ukraine since pro-Western leaders rose to power in Kiev in February.
As the wait lengthens, so the average age at which laureates are awarded the prize goes up.
The unrest in Slovyansk and the nearby major industrial city Donetsk were the latest shows of spiraling anger in eastern Ukraine