Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday (Dec 13), officials said.
Kenyan security forces have "eliminated" the militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound and killed at least 14 people in an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday (Jan 16).
Udin Ahok was forced to make a choice that no one would ever want to make: save his wife or his mother and baby.
The 29-year-old gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg before being shot dead by police after a two-day manhunt was a career criminal with convictions in France and several other European countries.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a banqueting hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday (Nov 20), killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.
A Lion Air passenger plane has crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Monday morning (Oct 29), Indonesia's search and rescue agency said.
A knife-wielding woman attacked and injured 14 children at a kindergarten in China's southwestern Sichuan province on Friday, authorities said.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among the targets of suspected package bombs delivered to several high-profile Democrats and CNN in what New York officials on Wednesday branded an act of terrorism.
A commuter train travelling at high speed struck a crowd of people seated on tracks in northern India on Friday and at least 50 were feared killed, Punjab state police and witnesses said.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting a baby in the spring of 2019, they announced on Monday (Oct 15) as they began a Pacific tour.
The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft en route to the International Space Station was forced to make a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan on Thursday when their rocket failed in mid-air.
French police are investigating the disappearance of the president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after travelling from France to his native China.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday (Sep 4), the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings.
U.S. senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died Saturday (Aug 25) after losing a battle to brain cancer. He was 81.
Italian rescuers continued their search Tuesday (Aug 21) for possible survivors of deadly flash flooding in the Calabria region's Pollino national park, described by hikers as an "avalanche of water".
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesia's Lombok on Sunday (Aug 19), just two weeks after a powerful quake shook the island.
A two-year-old boy who went missing in woods in western Japan has been found unharmed after three days alone, apparently surviving on river water as volunteers hunted desperately for him.