Russia's military takeover in Crimea threatens to set back global talks on nuclear disarmament with fears North Korea and other atomic nations will decide never to follow Ukraine's example and surrender their bombs.
The US ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has waded into the debate about Russia's intentions with Ukraine by tweeting photos reportedly showing the build up of Russian troops on the border of ex-Soviet Republic.
With his head in his hands, Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday sensationally refused a prosecutor’s taunt to look at the photograph of his late girlfriend’s bloodied, shattered skull, shouting tearfully: “I won't look at that picture. I remember! I was THERE!”
In a blistering start to his cross examination, prosecutor Gerrie Nel wasted no time in putting the Olympic athlete on the back foot, demanding he accept responsibility for his actions on the morning of Valentine’s Day 2013.
Damascus: Syria's Red Crescent and the United Nations refugee agency have delivered aid to rebel-held areas of Aleppo for the first time in 10 months, the Red Crescent says.
Indonesia's most popular politician, Joko Widodo, has failed to propel his party to the heights expected of him in Wednesday’s parliamentary election.
A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued the boy with the help of an assistant principal, police said.
Baghdad: Six car bombs have rocked mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding 30, security and medical officials say.
Tokyo: A young female scientist accused of fabricating data made a tearful apology live on Japanese television for "mistakes" in her research, but insisted her ground-breaking conclusions on stem cells were accurate.
Indonesia's most popular politician failed to propel his party to the heights expected of him in Wednesday’s parliamentary election.
A MAN escaped serious injury in a road accident on Thursday morning when a three-trailer road train he ...