Lindsay Murdoch The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been expanded to include remote parts of mainland Malaysia after a massive search of the South China Sea where the plane vanished failed to any...
Investigators in Malaysia are voicing scepticism that the airliner that disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on board was the target of an attack, US and European government sources close to...
Israeli troops shot and killed a Jordanian judge of Palestinian descent at a West Bank-Jordan crossing after he allegedly tried to grab a gun from a border guard, causing new frictions with the...
Andrew Osborn A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Monday and NATO announced reconnaissance flights along its eastern frontiers as confrontation around the Black Sea...
Stathi Paxinos Jess Gallagher didn't recognise her skiing partner when he turned up to an Australian Winter Paralympic team function with a new hairstyle.
Ruth Pollard The Tatar men of Bakhchysarai have drawn up a roster and each night they take turns to patrol their neighbourhoods once the sun sets on the windswept plains of central Crimea.
North Korea's state media has confirmed what was never in doubt - a 100 per cent, no-abstention poll victory for leader Kim Jong-un in the country's stage-managed parliamentary election.
Arron Merat The two men said by Interpol to have been travelling on stolen passports on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared on Saturday have been identified as Iranian nationals.
Amanda Hoh As fears for the 239 passengers missing on a Malaysian Airlines flight continue to rise, speculation as to what may have happened to MH 370 are flying high.
Practically everyone in this tiny town in the high desert of northeastern California's Surprise Valley knew Cherie Lash Rhoades.
Nine college students have been killed and dozens more are feared trapped after an auditorium collapsed under heavy snow at a resort in the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju.
Ten people have been charged with negligent manslaughter and assault over a 2010 stampede at a music festival in Germany that killed 21 people and injured hundreds, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
The deadliest conflict in 2012 was Syria, claiming 55,000 people, followed by Mexico, a study has shown.
Pope Francis, an Argentine national who is the first non-European to lead the Catholic church in more than 1200 years, will receive members of his favorite soccer team tomorrow on his birthday after...
Matt Pearce Over Monday and Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times counted at least 50 people on social media who reported burning themselves or their friends after trying to turn boiling water into snow.
The United Nations received reports from local sources in South Sudan on Tuesday that between 400 and 500 people had been killed and up to 800 wounded in the latest violence, and the government said...
The ceiling of a top London theatre collapsed during a performance on Thursday, injuring 76 people including children, a police spokesman said.
The deadly big cat, which may have escaped from a national park, has prompted protests from frightened villagers.
Lindsay Murdoch A blast erupted in the middle of an anti-government protest parade on Friday afternoon, injuring 28 people, as violence escalates in the Thai capital.
Iraq has hanged 26 people convicted of "terrorism" offences, the Justice Ministry announced on Tuesday, pursuing a practice of mass executions despite international criticism.