At Least 10 Killed In Rocket Attacks In Eastern Ukraine’s Mariupol
January 24 2015 7:49 AM
The attack comes after Donetsk rebel leader's announcement that the rebels will increase the offensive against government forces.
Brazilian Police Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets At Protesters
January 24 2015 7:05 AM
Demonstrators are protesting hikes in public transportation prices in Brazil's largest city.
Wrongly Convicted African-American Freed After 37 Years In Jail
January 24 2015 5:34 AM
According to the state law, North Carolina's Joseph Sledge is now entitled to $750,000 in compensation for the time he spent in prison.
Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down By Federal Judge
January 24 2015 2:36 AM
The ban was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge and couples can start applying for marriage licenses as early as Saturday.
French Court Approves Revoking Jihadist's French Nationality
January 23 2015 8:12 AM
Ahmed Sahnouni's French citizenship had been revoked in 2013 for being allegedly involved in terrorist activities.
Protests In Jakarta As Indonesian Police Arrest Anti-Corruption Agency Official
January 23 2015 6:36 AM
The official's arrest is viewed as a retaliatory move by the police force after a member of the latter was named a suspect in a case.
Thailand’s Former Premier Impeached, Faces Criminal Charges
January 23 2015 4:58 AM
Former Premier Yingluck Shinawatra has now been banned from politics for five years over a botched up multibillion-dollar rice subsidy program.
DreamWorks Animation To Cut 500 Jobs, Movie Numbers
January 23 2015 2:19 AM
The studio also announced that it will cut back on the number of movies it releases in a year.
Egyptian Court Orders Mubarak's Sons To Be Released
January 22 2015 7:44 AM
Gamal and Alaa Mubarak were sentenced to four years in jail in May 2014, after being taken into custody in 2011.
Is 'Han Song' Chinese Or North Korean?
January 22 2015 7:15 AM
The teenager, who uses a pseudonym "Han Song," is seeking asylum in Sweden after reaching the country by crossing two continents.
Three People Shot In Downtown Seattle In 2 Incidents
January 22 2015 2:36 AM
Police have not yet established a link between the two incidents, both of which occurred late Wednesday.
Fire At New Jersey Apartment Complex Displaces Hundreds
January 22 2015 12:41 AM
Edgewater Mayor Michael McPartland has declared a state of local emergency while schools in the area will remain closed on Thursday.
France To Increase Security Measures To Fight Terrorism
January 21 2015 7:35 AM
Along with tightening security and adding counter-terrorism jobs, France will monitor nearly 3,000 people with suspected jihadist ties.
Australia Refuses To Extradite Malaysian Officer Facing Death Sentence
January 21 2015 7:00 AM
Sirul Azhar Umar fled to Australia before the panel of judges at Malaysia's Supreme Court upheld the decision to hang him.
China Reprimands 11 Officials Over New Year’s Eve Stampede
January 21 2015 4:23 AM
The deadly stampede at Shanghai's historic riverfront walk, the Bund, had killed 36 people and injured 49 others.
Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Le Monde's Twitter Account
January 21 2015 1:02 AM
Soon after the hack, the French newspaper announced that its account had been recovered.
Ronaldo Confirms Split With Girlfriend Irina Shayk
January 20 2015 7:24 AM
Rumors of the break up started last week when Shayk did not accompany the footballer to pick up the FIFA Ballon d’Or award.
Tiger Population In India Jumps Nearly 58% Since 2008
January 20 2015 6:07 AM
The country's tiger population had dropped to 1,411 in 2008, prompting the introduction of several measures to increase their numbers.
Two Die In Separate Accidents At Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants
January 20 2015 5:27 AM
The number of accidents, including heat strokes, at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has nearly doubled to 55 in this fiscal year.
Vietnam Sentences 8 People To Death For Smuggling Heroin
January 20 2015 1:25 AM
Vietnam has some of the toughest drug laws in the world as production or sale of 100 grams of heroin is punishable by death.