Syrian rebels pressed their advance today in the central province of Hama, as they tried to take out its military airport, a rebel commander and a monitor said.
A bitterly divided House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
Prosecutors have charged a former top official working for Britain's royal family with accepting more than 100,000 pounds (USD 169,000) in bribes in return of contracts for work at royal palaces.
The mother of a Mexican teen who was shot to death by a US Border Patrol agent nearly two years ago sued the agency on Tuesday, saying her son was walking home after playing basketball with his girlfriend and friends when he was hit in the back by 10 bullets.
Social network Instagram has launched its messaging app called Bolt which makes sending visuals easy. The easy to use app allows you to tap once to send a photo and long press to send a video
A Jamaican official said on Tuesday that a severe drought and brush fires on the Caribbean island have led to roughly $8 million in crop losses over the last few months.
McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labour practices at its US restaurants.
Japan is practicing storming beaches with the US at the world's largest maritime exercises.
More than 100 killed in the past 24 hours, reports Sreenivasan Jain.
An outspoken Chinese minority scholar has been indicted on separatism charges amid continuing anti-government violence in the country's far west.
Your favourite superhero Superman can accomplish some pretty spectacular feats but he may be breaking a fundamental law of physics while doing so!
Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest comments by Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, who had urged women not to laugh in public to "protect moral values".
What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!
Malagasy mother Solange left the island in 2013 eager to work as a domestic servant in Saudi Arabia and earn a better living for her family. Less than a year later she was dead, her body flown home to a husband asking questions about her slave-like work conditions in the Middle East.
A North Korean ship damaged nearly an acre (0.4 hectare) of coral reefs when it ran aground off Mexico's Gulf coast earlier this month, Mexican officials said on Tuesday.