China's air force will add two planes to the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, the country's civil aviation chief said on Wednesday, adding that search and rescue efforts would be broadened to include land areas.
A teenager in Peru has been arrested on suspicion of bludgeoning her mother to death and living with her corpse for two months, police said.
A 22-pound (10-kilo) Himalayan cat attacked a baby boy and then took a US family hostage in their apartment, forcing them to call 911 to get police help.
Andhra Pradesh has sought a 20 per cent increase in deployment of Central paramilitary forces over 2009 elections for the peaceful conduct of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls to thwart Naxal bids to infiltrate and disrupt the electoral process.
As Rahul Gandhi scaled up his attack on Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today dismissed as "absurd" his remarks likening its prime ministerial candidate to Adolf Hitler and accused Congress of bringing down the level of public discourse.
A conservation group has teamed up with the Canadian tax man to offer deductions for land donations to help lovelorn moose.
A Colorado-based company has put crowdsourcing to work in the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, inviting internet users to comb through satellite images of over 1,200 square miles (3,200 square km) of seawater for any sign of wreckage.
Ukraine's government appealed for Western help on Tuesday to stop Moscow annexing Crimea but the Black Sea peninsula, overrun by Russian troops, seemed fixed on a course that could formalise rule from Moscow within days.
Jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant "executed" at least 22 people, including 12 rebels, in the north of the country on Tuesday, a monitoring group said.
The flashpoint Crimean peninsula's parliament voted on Tuesday for independence from Ukraine ahead of a referendum on joining Russia while Washington and Moscow locked horns in one of their fiercest clashes since the Cold War.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel labelled Russia's action in Ukraine's Crimea region "an annexation" in a meeting on Tuesday with her party's lawmakers, a participant said.
An Indian-origin schoolboy in Britain, who went missing last week, has been found safe in the port city of Southampton in Hampshire.
About 125 child labourers were rescued and 32 owners of hotel and leather manufacturing units arrested for employing underage workers at Agripada area in South Mumbai, police said in Mumbai on Tuesday.
A petrol pump employee was today allegedly robbed at gunpoint of over Rs 6 lakh in cash by four bike-borne assailants in the Jahangir Puri area in Delhi, police said.
A youth died today after he slipped down on the tracks from a local train in Kolkata.