The United Arab Emirates is certainly no stranger to ambitious mega-projects but a mountain would stand out as an ambitious plan.
Carly Fiorina, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's running mate, fell off the stage after introducing him at an event in Indiana.
The Frenchman's lawyer, said the company's aim was to bore him to death so that they could fire him without redundancy payments.
Indonesian police have detained hundreds of pro-independence demonstrators in the eastern province of Papua on the anniversary of Dutch New Guinea's 1963 integration into Indonesia.
Ted Cruz seemingly has long accepted that it all would come down to how Indiana votes. Then Donald Trump will emerge as the clear winner on the Republican side.
For years, journalists and hackers have been hunting for the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Now a 45-year-old Australian computer scientist has revealed he 'Satoshi is dead'.
Just how important is the ice in an iced drink? That question is now up for debate, as a woman has filed lawsuit against Starbucks, claiming the coffee chain is "underfilling" its cold beverages.
Donald Trump Sunday repeated his claim that Hillary Clinton is using the "woman's card" to win the Democratic nomination for president.
The bodies of two men who were buried in an avalanche 16 years ago have been found.
An Australian man accused the media of lying after he was jailed for 16 months over an assault at Bali's most notorious nightclub.
The national peak body representing the legal profession in Australia has urged the federal government not to ratify an extradition treaty with China.
Indonesia has called for increased sea security in the region, after 10 crew were released by Abu Sayyaf militants following a month-long hostage ordeal.
American spy agency the CIA has marked the fifth anniversary of the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by "live tweeting" the mission to kill him.
Eleven Asian elephants from one of the United States' largest circus companies, Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey, have performed for the last time before going into retirement two years ahead of schedule.
The departure hall at Brussels international airport has partially reopened nearly six weeks after it was damaged during terrorist attacks on the Belgian capital.
The right-wing Alternative for Germany party declared that "Islam does not belong in Germany" as it passed its new party manifesto on Sunday.
The White House announced that eldest first daughter Malia Obama will attend Harvard University.
For an event held at the soaring US Institute of Peace building in Washington, the swanky afterparty hosted by MSNBC following the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner sure saw some conflict.
She was six years old when she was raped and thrown off an eight-storey balcony. Now the Pope wants justice.
An iPhone recovered in last year's at-sea disappearance of two Florida teenagers will be sent to Apple in hopes that the company can recover vital information from it, a judge has agreed.
An Australian man has been arrested in Tripoli and could face terrorism charges, according to Lebanese media.
Chris Gaither was home alone "petting the dogs" when he heard a noise upstairs, starting a series of events that ended in a shooting.
When Jennifer Norsworthy was unexpectedly killed by a blood clot in the early morning on April 22, her family was devastated.
A freight train derailed in northeastern Washington DC on Sunday, spilling hazardous material near a city subway station.
Sadiq Khan, a Muslim lawmaker from Britain's opposition Labour Party, is the strong favourite to win London's mayoral election on Thursday after a bitter contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism.