A new study released Tuesday by the Policy Exchange think tank based in London, whose reports often inform government policy in Britain, ranked the top consumers of propaganda produced by the Islamic...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 6:02 pm
Caught in the crossfire between Myanmar's military and Rohingya insurgents, hundreds of Hindus who have fled to Bangladesh are placing their hopes on the Indian government.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 5:51 pm
School bullies threw rocks at their young child, while calling him a monster, a freak and telling him he was ugly - all because he has a condition which causes him to look and sound different.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 5:35 pm
Two medical staffers at a military hospital in Florida were barred from caring for patients after they were seen in disturbing images mishandling a newborn, making obscene gestures and calling babies...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 4:57 pm
Authorities have raised alert levels for a volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after hundreds of small tremors stoked fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 3:54 pm
Australian authorities say they have prevented 13 terror attacks on home soil in the past few years, including an alleged plot in July to bring down a plane using poisonous gas or a crude bomb...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 3:22 pm
The new delivery mode means cargo can be parachuted year-round to scientists. Previously they had to wait up to two weeks for supplies to be shipped in by sea, and ships only operate between October...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 3:05 pm
Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 3:00 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks almost certain to clinch a fourth term in the general election next Sunday while a far-right party is poised to enter parliament for the first time since the end...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 2:44 pm
With his threats to "totally destroy" North Korea, Donald Trump is playing into Pyongyang's hands by offering justification for a nuclear weapons programme it insists is for self-defence, analysts...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 2:28 pm
A man was hanged in front of cheering crowds in Iran on Wednesday after being convicted of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl which had outraged the nation.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 1:24 pm
Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 1:01 pm
Hurricane Maria closed in on the US Virgin Islands Today as the US National Hurricane Center warned of a "potentially catastrophic" impact from a storm that has already killed at least two people in...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 12:13 pm
Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a new call for Myanmar to take back the some 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in the Buddhist-dominated country.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:56 am
An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:54 am
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico on Tuesday has surged to 250 people, including 117 in the capital, said Interior Minister Miguel Osorio Chong. The dead included at least...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:26 am
At home in Lake Elsinore, California, the retired barber tended to the final details with solicitous care. Business papers and a note to pay the gardener were left on a cabinet.Medication was packed...
Posted: September 20, 2017, 9:50 am
The irresistibly charming woman in Apartment 713 can hold forth for hours with tales of her luxe life among the intercontinental elite, neighbors say.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 9:21 am
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and killing dozens of people on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that devastated Mexico City.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 7:57 am
Russia on Tuesday unveiled a statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle that became by some estimates the most lethal weapon ever made and the best known Russian brand abroad.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 7:52 am