Several blasts have ripped through Kaohsiung, a city in south-western Taiwan, killing 15, injuring over 220 and overturning the cars in the street, the Fire Agency said.
The construction project of the world’s biggest telescope has officially begun at the summit of a mountain on the US island of Hawaii.
WikiLeaks is speculating the Russian government will trade NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for better relations with the United States.
A mudslide surrounds a building in Malin village in Pune district, the western Indian state of Maharashtra on July 30, 2014.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to unconditionally begin a 72-hour ceasefire in the embattled Gaza Strip on Friday, the United States and United Nations said Thursday.
Argentina’s credit rating was downgraded to “selective default” by Standard & Poor’s as the South American country missed Wednesday’s deadline for a grace period during ongoing negotiations with holdout debt holders.
An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155mm shell towards the Gaza Strip from a position near the border on July 30, 2014.
Illegal immigrants arriving from as far away as China pay up to $30,000 to be smuggled into the U.S. through Mexico, a Border Patrol agent has revealed, highlighting the fact that people from all over the world, not just Central America, are penetrating the southern border due to lackadaisical enforcement of immigration laws.
A recent study has shown that less than one out of two working-age Italians held a job last year, amid a decade-long employment crisis, Press TV reports.
The Ebola virus poses “a serious threat” to Britain, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has warned. The statement came as the foreign secretary was to chair an emergency COBRA meeting on Wednesday to discuss the crisis.
A grim report issued by The Strategic Missile Forces (SMF), which is the main component of Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces (SNF), states that President Putin earlier today issued a feared “Dead Hand” order not used since 26 September 1983 when the nuclear early warning system of the Soviet Union twice reported the launch of American Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) from bases in the United States.
During a fundraiser in Seattle this week, President Barack Obama called for a “new order” based around a collectivized system in order to quell people’s concerns about geopolitical strife and the economy.
Newly-released video footage shows the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing at least 50 Syrian government soldiers in the troubled northern Syria.
McDonald’s restaurants in Japan have stopped selling products that use chicken sourced in China. It comes after a scandal involving a Shanghai factory which supplied expired meat products to global fast food chains.
Ukrainian troops have on many occasions used incendiary weapons and cluster bombs against militia-held cities, acts that are banned under the international law regulating warfare, the Russian military said.
Scientists have begun installing mapping instruments on Mount St. Helens as means of mapping the volcano’s interior.
Buk missile system confused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with Ukrainian fighter jets. A source within the Ukrainian defense department claims that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was accidentally shot down by Ukrainian troops during a military exercise in near Donetsk which took place on July 17.
A Russian security official says up to 40 shells fired by Ukrainian forces have fallen on Russia’s Rostov Province near the border with eastern Ukraine.
Britain’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has demanded the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) conduct an urgent inquiry into two UK factories’ alleged poor hygiene practices.
The Ukrainian militia have handed over to Malaysian experts the black boxes from the Malaysian Boeing-777 airliner that crashed in east Ukraine on July 17.