A premature baby rescued by Gaza doctors from her dead mother's womb last week has died due to complications and power cuts affecting the intensive care unit where she was treated.
Ugandan state lawyers sought on Thursday to dismiss a petition by activists at the constitutional court seeking to overturn anti-gay legislation condemned by rights groups as draconian.
Explosions rang out near the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Thursday as international investigators arrived for the first time in nearly a week after Kiev announced a surprise one-day halt to its offensive against rebels.
A British judge has opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the killing.
The Philippines dispatched its foreign minister on Thursday to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino construction worker was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped there.
Police in northeastern China say two people have been killed and one injured in a pair of apparently related shooting incidents.
The Philippines' top diplomat said earlier today that he was on his way to arrange the evacuation from Libya of thousands of Filipino workers, one of whom was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped amid the worsening turmoil.
Greece has sent a navy frigate to Libya to evacuate embassy staff and dozens of its nationals amid deadly clashes between rival militias, a Greek official said on Thursday.
Pacific leaders warned on Thursday that entire island nations will disappear under the waves unless action is taken to address climate change.
The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train.
Gripping his mallet, Peng Zhichun gallops towards goal on a Chinese polo field, one of a growing number of the country's wealthy elite discovering the joys of the saddle and the whip.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.
The US space agency is set to announce the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency's Mars 2020 mission rover.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend - but only if they are natural.
When Moner Mohammad Abusalha drove a truck packed with explosives into a restaurant in northern Syria in May, U.S. authorities conceded that they knew little about how a young man who grew up a basketball-obsessed teenager in a Florida gated community had become a suicide bomber.