Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in a much-expected TV address Sunday, stressed he was still in power after his authoritarian 37-year reign was rocked by a military takeover.
A 31-year-old French police officer shot three people dead before turning the gun on himself, in a killing spree sparked by a row with his girlfriend, authorities said Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
“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.