Temperatures Fall to -88.6°F in Some Parts of Russia

People living in some of the coldest places on earth are hunkering down as temperatures fall to near-record lows that are even defeating thermometers. Temperatures...

Jeddah Tower Set to Become World’s Tallest Building in 2020

These are the images that show what will soon be known as the world's next tallest building rising from the desert. When the 3,280-feet-tall (1,000-meter-tall)...
The charge against Lam Chang Nam forced the Malaysia Human Rights Commission to abruptly stop an ongoing public inquiry into the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh, who has been missing since Feb 13, 2017.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

Malaysian Authorities Arrest Uber Driver in Kidnapping of Christian Pastor Who Has Been Missing...

The Malaysian authorities have charged a 31-year old man with kidnapping a Christian pastor, in a surprising turn in the closely watched case after...

French Police Raid Lactalis Headquarters After Baby Milk Salmonella Scandal

French police raided the headquarters of dairy giant Lactalis on Wednesday over a baby milk salmonella scare that has sickened dozens of children and...

North and South Korea to March, Train, and Compete Together Under One Flag at...

North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South said Wednesday, in a...

Lava Bursts From Philippines Volcano Sends 34,000 Villagers Scrambling for Safety

A bright red burst of lava that spurted like a fountain and flowed down the side of the Philippines’ most active volcano sent more...

In Rare Move, Air Force Temporarily Deploys 3 Kinds of Bombers in the Pacific

B-52 Stratofortress bombers began arriving Tuesday at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, temporarily providing the Pentagon with a rarity as tensions with North...

2 Dead, 14 Injured in Belgium House Explosion

At least two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Belgium house explosion Tuesday, police said. The blast in the northern port town of...

Japan Broadcaster Sends False North Korea Ballistic Missile Alert

Japanese national broadcaster NHK issued an on-air apology on Tuesday after issuing an alert incorrectly claiming that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile. The...

Danish Man Charged With Killing Swedish Reporter on His Private Submarine

Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, with prosecutors saying he either...

Prominent Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic Assassinated

Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday that is likely to reignite tensions between Pristina and Belgrade. The assassination...

Lebanon Bans ‘The Post’ Over Steven Spielberg’s Ties to Israel

Lebanon has banned Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama The Post just days before the film is set to premiere in Beirut. A source involved with The Post's international rollout...

Australian Father Follows Hunch, Hires Helicopter to Find Injured Teen Son in Car Crash

A father’s hunch in hiring a helicopter to search for his missing son may have saved the teen's life when the chopper spied the...

Fugitive Venezuela Helicopter Pilot Oscar Pérez Killed in 9-Hour Raid

Renegade helicopter pilot Oscar Pérez was killed in a nine-hour long siege near the capital, Caracas, on Monday, the Venezuelan government has confirmed. The pilot...

Colombia Bridge Collapse Leaves 10 Workers Dead

Ten workers were thrown about 900 feet to their deaths when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in a mountainous region of central Colombia on Monday,...

Danish Man Charged With Killing Swedish Reporter on His Submarine

Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, with prosecutors saying he either...

Pope Francis Begs Forgiveness for ‘Irreparable’ Harm From Sex Abuse

Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the “irreparable damage” done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to...

Thousands Evacuated in Philippines as Lava Pours Down Volcano, Eruption Expected ‘Within Weeks or...

Nearly 15,000 people have fled from villages around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption...
Damning criticism of the Indian administration came from the victim's father (pictured)

15-Year-Old Indian Girl Dies After Group of Men Who Raped her Mutilated her, Puncturing...

The horrific gang rape of a 15-year-old girl has shocked India after it was revealed she suffered a ruptured liver and lungs as her...

Pope Francis Says the World Stands ‘One Accident’ Away from Nuclear War

Pope Francis said on Monday he was really afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at "the very...