Pope Francis called on Sunday to fight indifference to poverty on what has been dubbed the first “World Day for the Poor” by the Catholic Church.
Chinese authorities on Sunday launched an investigation into a fire in a low-income Beijing housing block that killed 19 people, as workers evacuated hundreds from nearby apartments and demolished other buildings.
Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF sacked President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday marking the accelerating collapse of the 93-year-old’s support and power base.
Zimbabwean army generals will pile further pressure on President Robert Mugabe to resign Sunday after tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters celebrated the apparent end of his 37-year regime.
Chancellor Angela Merkel will make a last push Sunday to forge a government, in a twin battle to save her political future and avert fresh electionsthat could destabilise Germany and Europe.
An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant’s history.
Around 600 African migrants were rescued off the coast of Spain in 24 hours, a sea rescue patrol said Saturday.
“Islamic State – Euphrates Province” reads an abandoned sign covered by dust and sand in the Iraqi town of Rawa.
The general in command of US nuclear forces said Saturday that he would resist any “illegal” presidential order for a strike and work to find an alternative.
From the graveside to the dinner plate, olive oil is being harvested from centuries-old trees at a Australian cemetery in a bid to shake up people’s attitudes towards death and burial sites.
After days of searching for its missing submarine with 44 crew aboard, Argentina’s navy received distress signals late Saturday, authorities said.