The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.
President Barack Obama declared on Tuesday that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia's energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions.
The Palestine Liberation Organisation expressed readiness for a Gaza truce and Washington said Israel had sought help on Tuesday in calming a 22-day conflict that has killed nearly 1,200 in the enclave.
Microsoft Corp's hardware chief gave employees a sneak peek at a 'selfie' phone featuring a 5 megapixel forward-facing camera at an internal meeting this week, a source at the company said on Tuesday.
Three people died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe on Tuesday.
Finding misplaced keys, wallets and purses could get easier with new apps that take the guess work out of trying to remember where they might be.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
The United States is planning additional sanctions to impose on Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine and could unveil them later in the day, the White House said.
Catalonia's elder statesman, and a leading advocate of its independence from Spain, will be stripped of his pension and privileges as he admitted to hiding money abroad for more than 30 years, the region's government said.
A huge blaze raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli's airport on Tuesday, while a paramilitary warplane crashed in Libya's second city Benghazi during fighting with Islamists.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh US help in trying to broker a ceasefire in Gaza, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico on Tuesday, killing an elderly woman who fell as she fled her home and injuring another woman who was evacuated from a hospital.
Canada evacuated diplomatic staff from Libya on Tuesday amid growing lawlessness and unrest and after similar moves by other Western nations.
One of the most senior members of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government sparked an outcry on Tuesday after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public.
US consumers often incorrectly estimate how much data they consume online and pay Internet providers for more downloading and uploading than they actually do, a US government watchdog said in findings that were released today.