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Four US Marines killed By Lone Gunman

A gunman unleashed a hail of bullets at two military sites a few miles apart in Tennessee, killing at least four US Marines before he ... Full story

China Begins Construction Of World’s Tallest Dam

China has begun building a 314-metre (1,030-ft) high dam which will be among the world’s tallest, officials said, as the country massively expands hydropower. The Shuangjiankou ... Full story

Greece Debt Crisis: Eurozone Summit Strikes Deal

Eurozone leaders have agreed to offer Greece a third bailout, after marathon talks in Brussels. Amid one of the worst crises in the EU's history, the ... Full story

Boy, 12, Dies After Gang Throw Him Off Bridge For Refusing To Kill A Stranger

This is the heart-breaking moment a dad mourns beside the coffin of his 12-year-old son who was thrown off a bridge by gangland thugs for ... Full story

Volcanic Eruption Forces Indonesia To Close Airports

Bali and other international airports closed following erutpion on island of Java during busy holiday season A volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s main island of Java has ... Full story

45 ISIS Fighters Die After Eating Poisoned Ramadan Meal

At least 45 ISIS militants have been killed after breaking their Ramadan fast with a poisoned meal, according to reports. A total of 145 people ... Full story

Kim Jong-Un Executes Manager Of Terrapin Farm

The manager of a terrapin farm in North Korea has reportedly been executed for failing to adequately supply the animals’ tanks with enough food and ... Full story

Greece Debt Crisis: No Concrete Plan Before Summit

Greece has submitted "no concrete proposals" for a new bailout, at a key meeting of eurozone finance ministers, Malta's PM says. Joseph Muscat tweeted that this ... Full story

Kim Jong Un Executes New Airport Architect - Because He Didn't Like The Design

We can all have problems with builders. But when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un showed off his country’s newest building he failed to mention that ... Full story

Dominique Cottrez On Trial For Killing 8 Of Her Babies

One day in the summer of 2010, a man was digging in his garden in northern France when he discovered a trash bag containing the ... Full story

France Attack: Man Decapitated In Attack Near Lyon

France has begun a terror investigation after a decapitated body was found at the scene of a suspected Islamist attack on a US-owned gas factory ... Full story

Germany Frees Al-Jazeera Reporter Ahmed Mansour

The al-Jazeera network has said that one of its reporters held in Germany after an extradition request from Egypt has been freed. Ahmed Mansour, who works ... Full story

Woman Carrying Cocaine In Breast Implants Arrested At Airport

Discovery made on X-rays after 22-year-old passenger embarking for Spain was pulled out of security line, according to authorities A Honduran woman carrying 1.5 kg (3.3 ... Full story

Charleston Shooting: Dylann Roof’s Uncle Wants Him Executed

The suspect of the murder of 9 people in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, has made his first appearance in court. Dylann Roof is facing ... Full story

Charleston Church Shooting: Governor Calls For Death Penalty

The man suspected of shooting dead nine people at an African-American church in Charleston should face the death penalty if convicted, South Carolina's governor has ... Full story

China Bans Ramadan Fasting In Mainly Muslim Region

China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. Most Muslims ... Full story

Haitians Scramble To Avoid Deportation From Dominican Republic

Thousands of Haitian undocumented immigrants lined up outside government offices in the Dominican Republic Tuesday racing a deadline to register with the authorities or face ... Full story

Chinese Businessman Pays $2.35 Million To Eat Lunch With Warren Buffett

A Chinese multimillionaire businessman has agreed to pay $2,345,678 for a private lunch with one of the world’s richest men, Warren Buffett. He won the ... Full story

Lionel Messi Faces Tax Fraud Trial After Appeal Rejected Again

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has moved a step closer to being tried for tax evasion after a Spanish high court rejected his latest ... Full story

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls Under Fire For Champions League Trip

Opposition politicians have demanded Valls apologise and reimburse cost of taking government jet to football final in Berlin, accompanied by his two sons The French prime ... Full story

China Frees GSK Investigator, Peter Humphrey

British company investigator Peter Humphrey, jailed in China last August for two-and-a-half years for trafficking personal data, has been released early from prison. Family friends told ... Full story

Heat Wave Kills 25 In Pakistan

Death toll from a heat wave in Pakistan rose to more than two dozen people, officials said on Monday. The rescue official, Meraj Ahmed said that ... Full story

Drone Deployed To Catch Cheating Chinese Students

Drone flies over students at testing centres to scan for any unusual signals being sent to smuggled devices. The latest weapon in the fight against cheating ... Full story

South Korea Shuts 2,000 Schools As MERS Cases Increase

South Korean authorities have ordered nearly 2,000 schools closed nationwide to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). The health ministry on Monday reported ... Full story

8 Highest Paid World Leaders

CNN Money recently rolled out a list containing salaries (per annum) of prime ministers and presidents of the big developed and emerging economies to the ... Full story

Ex-Saddam Hussein Aide, Tariq Aziz Dies In Iraqi Prison

Tariq Aziz, known as the face of Saddam Hussein's regime on the world stage for many years, has died in an Iraqi prison, officials say. Aziz, ... Full story

Former All Blacks Rugby Star Jerry Collins, 34, And His Wife Are Killed In A Car Crash In France

The rugby world went into a state of shock on Friday after former New Zealand All Blacks rugby star Jerry Collins was killed in a ... Full story

Chinese Ship Capsizes On Yangtze With Hundreds Mssing

Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 456 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province. Officials say ... Full story

Weeks After Electoral Defeat 'Charles Kennedy' Passes Away

Colleagues, friends and political adversaries have paid tribute to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy after his sudden death aged 55. David Cameron said politics had ... Full story

Malaysia Airlines Sacks 6,000 Workers

Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt”, its new German CEO said Monday as the carrier slashed 6,000 jobs as part of plans to recover from deadly ... Full story

Court Dismisses Child Molestation Case Against Late Michael Jackson

A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, Mitchell Beckloff, has dismissed the case of child molestation brought against Michael Jackson’s estate by Australian-born choreographer, Wade Robson, ... Full story

China Executes Teacher For Sexually Abusing 26 Girls

China's top court said it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls. Li Jishun had committed the crimes ... Full story

Indians In Slums Live Just Feet Away From Speeding Trains

Astonishing pictures show a slum in India where children play on an active rail line and regularly dodge trains While India’s economy continues to boom, its ... Full story

Asia Migrant Crisis: Malaysia Exhumes Mass Graves

Malaysia has begun exhuming bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites close to the Thai border. Authorities believe the migrants were held for ... Full story

German Woman Annegret Raunigk, 65, Has Quadruplets

A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports. It says Annegret Raunigk had three boys ... Full story

Malaysian Couple Jailed Over MH370 Bank Accounts Theft

A Malaysian couple have been sentenced to prison for stealing from the bank accounts of people on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. On Thursday, a ... Full story

Wanted In Saudi Arabia: Executioners

Job seekers in Saudi Arabia who have a strong constitution and endorse strict Islamic law might consider new opportunities carrying out public beheadings and amputating ... Full story

US Biker Shoot-Out: 192 Face Charges In Waco, Texas

Texas police say 192 people are to face organised crime charges after the Waco bike-gang shooting that left nine people dead and 18 others injured. The ... Full story

Islamic State Crisis: US Special Forces In Syria Raid

The US says its special forces have killed a senior Islamic State (IS) member and captured his wife in a rare raid in eastern Syria. Abu ... Full story

White House Locked Down After Toy Drone Scare

The White House was locked down Thursday after a toy drone was detected flying about 100 feet above Lafayette Park, right in front of the ... Full story

Syria Conflict: IS Advances On Ancient Ruins Of Palmyra

Islamic State (IS) militants are reportedly mounting an assault on the Syrian town of Tadmur, where Palmyra - one of the greatest archaeological sites in ... Full story

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