South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in London, British police said on Wednesday.
A day after she cued a blue-chip political controversy by speaking about the corruption allegations against her husband, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra continued her campaign in Uttar Pradesh for her mother, Sonia Gandhi, the powerful president of the Congress party.
An Indian-origin public accountant here has been permanently barred by a US court from promoting an alleged tax scheme that unlawfully increased tax deductions and avoided income taxes.
The Akali Dal had promised to build three cancer hospitals. Till date, only a foundation stone for one has been laid.
A rare postcard menu from a second class restaurant on the doomed liner Titanic - one of the only two of its kind to exist - is expected to fetch a staggering $135,000 at an auction.
As Navy divers recovered the bodies of dozens of teenagers drowned waiting for a rescue of their doomed ferry, South Korea has begun a national bout of hand-wringing over the country's tendency to overlook safety precautions in its quest for economic success.
Pakistan's defence ministry has asked for the country's top-rating television channel to be shut down after it broadcast allegations blaming an intelligence agency for shooting a leading journalist, officials said on Wednesday.
Nepal's government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas over its response to last week's deadly ice avalanche in which at least 13 guides were killed.
A 45-year-old letter mysteriously arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who received the ancient correspondence from her younger sister decades after it was sent, Canadian media reported on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court today set up a committee for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the government and its authorities in giving advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage.
Australia will order 58 more F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp for A$12.4 billion ($11.61 billion), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, a purchase that will raise its air combat power to among the world's most advanced.
One of three Hollywood executives accused of sexually abusing a teenaged boy in the 1990s on Tuesday flatly denied the allegations.
At Mathura, the BJP candidate has repeatedly had to answer questions about being an 'outsider' in her constituency.
China has cancelled 14,455 press cards issued to journalists in a nation-wide crackdown on "bogus journalists".