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.
A former Thai military diver involved in operations to rescue 12 boys trapped in a cave in northern Thailand has died, said Chiang Rai deputy governor Passakorn Boonyaluck on Friday (July 6).
Britain demanded answers from Russia on Thursday (Jul 5) after a couple was exposed to the same nerve agent used on a former Russian spy and his daughter in an attempted murder blamed on Moscow.
Twelve boys and their football coach found alive after 10 days trapped deep inside a flooded cave will have to bear their ordeal for a while longer, as rescuers work out an exit plan, the governor of Chiang Rai province said on Tuesday (Jul 3).
Twelve boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave for nine days were found alive late on Monday (Jul 2) after a painstaking search by specialist divers who finally discovered the emaciated group on a mud embankment.
The 12 boys and their football coach who have been missing for at least nine days in caves in Thailand have been found, according to the Chiang Rai governor on Monday (July 2).
At least five people were killed and several others injured on Thursday (June 28) when a gunman opened fire inside the offices of the Capital Gazette, a newspaper based in Annapolis, a historic city an hour east of Washington.
Bali closed its international airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island that sent thick smoke and ash billowing 2,000m into the air, an official said on Friday (June 29th).
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a summit on July 16th in Helsinki, the Kremlin and the White House said on Thursday (June 28th), firming up the place and date for a meeting that had already been agreed on.
Firefighters on Wednesday (June 27th) battled a rare large wildfire near Manchester in northern England which has led to the evacuation of dozens of homes.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday became the first Pentagon chief to visit China since 2014, starting a three-day trip with a goal of improving security dialogue with Beijing.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster "strategic and tactical" cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North's state media said on Thursday (June 21st).
German police said on Wednesday (June 20th) they had foiled a biological attack with last week's arrest of a Tunisian suspected militant in possession of the deadly poison ricin and bomb-making material.
Kim Jong Un declared North Korea's unstinting "friendship, unity and cooperation" with Beijing during his third visit to China this year which ends Wednesday (June 20th).
At least three people were killed and more than 200 injured after a strong quake rocked Osaka in western Japan during the morning rush hour on Monday (June 18th).
One person was killed and 20 others injured following a shooting at an arts festival in New Jersey on Sunday morning (June 17th).
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday (June 12th) reaffirmed his "firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".