A massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in northeast Nepal on Saturday has killed at least eight people, injured 40 and buried dozens of homes, officials said.
Microsoft on Friday fired a legal salvo at longtime partner Samsung, accusing the South Korean giant of breaching a contract over licensing of technology used in the competitive smartphone market.
An explosion killed at least 65 people and injured more than 120 at a factory in China that makes wheels for U.S. carmakers, including General Motors, state media said, as the country suffered its worst industrial accident in a year.
Medical examiners on Friday ruled that the New York man wrestled to the ground and choked to death in a police arrest in July was a homicide.
A prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was detained in Sofia following an extradition request from Moscow was released on Friday by a Bulgarian court on condition he does not leave the country.
Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war.
What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change US immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.
Australia has sent 157 migrants, thought to be Sri Lankan asylum seekers, to a detention centre on the Pacific island of Nauru after they declined an offer to speak with Indian officials about their refugee claims, the government said on Saturday.
India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago.
American tourist Jeffrey Fowle was arrested by North Korean authorities for leaving a bible under a bin in the toilet at a club for foreign sailors, a source familiar with Fowle's case told Reuters.
Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola are being brought from West Africa for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the US, officials said. It will be the first time anyone infected with the disease has been brought into the country.
Delhiites continued to reel under hot and humid conditions today with the maximum temperature expected to settle at 37 degrees Celsius.
At 7:00 pm on August 4, 1914, Sir Edward Goschen, Britain's ambassador to Berlin, went to the foreign office on Wilhelmstrasse and issued London's ultimatum: withdraw from Belgium by midnight, or face war.
Will you call 911 if Facebook goes off the radar? This is exactly what some users in Los Angeles did when the popular social networking site on Friday suffered its second brief outage in two months.
Secretary of State John Kerry urged Narendra Modi on Friday to drop his opposition to an international trade treaty and pursue a compromise on food subsidies.