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.
Delhiites continued to reel under hot and humid conditions today with the maximum temperature expected to settle at 37 degrees Celsius.
Israel is striking dozens of sites in Gaza as it continues a massive search for an officer it fears was captured by Hamas militants.
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.
Lawyers for an inmate who was executed last month by lethal injection said Friday that his executioners injected him with 15 times the standard dose of a sedative and a painkiller during a procedure that lasted nearly two hours before their client was declared dead.
Reports that an Australian couple abandoned a baby with his surrogate mother in Thailand because he has Down Syndrome have raised fears Australia will ban international surrogacy, a support group said on Saturday.
Israel entered its latest conflict with Hamas armed with a high-tech arsenal, real-time battlefield intelligence and strong domestic support for dealing a heavy blow to Hamas.
Hurricane Iselle formed in the Pacific far off the northwestern coast of Mexico and is heading west away from land, the US National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
An explosion at a factory in eastern China on Saturday killed 65 people, a government broadcaster said, while more than 100 were injured in what appeared to be an industrial accident.
The Hamas military on Saturday distanced itself from the disappearance of a soldier Israel says is suspected to have been captured by Hamas fighters in Gaza.
Photos taken by a Russian soldier have sparked controversy after it was revealed they may have been taken in Ukraine, despite Moscow's denials that its troops have intervened in the conflict across the border.
When 10 young Israelis and Palestinians came to Washington in June to talk, listen and learn from one another, the outbreak of war back home was never on the program.
The US Congress approved $225 million in emergency funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system on Friday, sending the measure to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.
For years, Jerry Seinfeld and Joan Rivers, and as many as 6,914 other customers, have never claimed refunds due them from Bergdorf's.