A drunk Russian teenager drove a stolen car into an Easter procession of Orthodox worshippers in Siberia today, killing two police officers on duty, police said.
Malaysian Airlines' Kuala Lumpur-Bangalore flight MH192, which had turned back after its landing gear malfunctioned, made an emergency landing in the Malaysian capital. There were 166 people on board.
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Malaysia Airlines officials today confirmed flight MH192 on its way to Bangalore from Kuala Lumpur made an air turn back towards Kuala Lumpur due to malfunction in its landing gear.
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a US boxer made famous by a racially tinged wrongful murder conviction that landed him behind bars for 19 years, died Sunday, an association he directed said. He was 76.
Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday.
A high-level government security committee in Yemen says an airstrike against training camps operated by suspected al-Qaida militants in a rugged southern mountain region has killed a number of fighters.
At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict.
Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana.
Pakistan's embattled former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has been advised to undergo an angiography soon by doctors who examined him at his residence in Karachi on Sunday.
Pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine appealed on Sunday for Russian "peacekeepers" to sweep in after a deadly gunfight killed at least two of their militants, shattering an Easter truce and sparking "outrage" in Moscow.
A Kremlin spokesman on Sunday dismissed as "absurd" claims that Washington could target President Vladimir Putin directly if it imposes further sanctions against Russia.
The former foreign minister in the cabinet of outgoing President Hamid Karzai has to get over 50 per cent of the total votes polled to win the landmark elections.
Attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing at a university in north Baghdad, killed at least 14 people on Sunday, security and medical officials said.
A Space Exploration Technologies' cargo ship made an Easter Sunday delivery of food, science experiments and supplies to the crew living aboard the International Space Station.