BEIJING: A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China’s far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said.
MEDAN, Indonesia: A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia’s third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he’d never witness anything like tha
JOHANNESBURG: Authorities in South Africa say a leopard has mauled a wildlife guide in an attack on an open tourist safari vehicle in the country’s flagship wildlife park.
ATHENS, Greece: The brief but intense campaign in Greece’s critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens for “Yes” and “No” supporters in what an opinion poll shows will
PARIS: France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Srinagar, India: India’s army killed three suspected rebels on Friday in Kashmir during a gun battle near the de facto border that divides the restive territory between India and Pakistan, police said
WASHINGTON: The Navy Yard in Washington was put on lockdown Thursday amid unconfirmed reports of an active gunman on the military facility, the scene of a deadly shooting two years ago, the US Navy sa
MIAMI: A man suffered multiple injuries in a shark attack off the North Carolina coast on Wednesday, officials said, the latest in a series in the US state.
NEW DELHI: An Indian government minister issued an apology Thursday after three passengers were ordered off a domestic flight just before take-off last week so he could have a seat.
LAHORE: A train carrying hundreds of Pakistan military personnel and their families plunged into a canal on Thursday, killing 12 soldiers, when a bridge collapsed in what the army suspects was sabotag
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