NATO troops leaving Afghanistan have left behind them a legacy of unexploded ordinance that is killing civilians at the rate of more than one a day, the majority of whom are children.
A gun-wielding man has broken into the building of NOS, the national broadcaster of the Netherlands, demanding air-time, Dutch media reports.
A World War II tank had an unusual mission, taking on top tennis player Novak Djokovic. In a computer generated video, the machine was given a good workout and needed all its firepower to contend with the 27-year-old's blistering shots.
One of the largest military bases the USSR ever had on foreign soil – a settlement with dozens of apartment blocks – has been captured on camera by a drone.
It has taken the French parliament more than 200 years to officially recognize animals as "living, sentient beings" rather than "furniture," finally upgrading their embarrassing status that dates back to Napoleonic times.
A gas truck explosion near a Mexico City maternity hospital has left at least 54 people injured, including 22 children, according to Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera.
A logo of a flying bear has become an internet sensation in Russia. Users morphed the polar bear into a number of images, such as a rhythmic gymnast, while the airport in Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East is denying the bear is its new emblem.
Paris experienced a commuter chaos on Wednesday night, after an outraged passenger attacked a train driver on the RER A regional train line on the outskirts of the French capital.
Mikhail Gorbachev has accused the US of dragging Russia into a new Cold War. The former Soviet president fears the chill in relations could eventually spur an armed conflict.
Apocalyptic images of the Siberian town of Dudinka, where a powerful storm has left residents without water or electricity, have reemerged on social media.
Google has said that YouTube is flooded with terror-related content and it is impossible to catch all of it, with 300 hours uploaded each minute to the video-sharing website.
Shiite militias, according to witness reports, have killed at least 72 unarmed Iraqi’s. Onlookers said security forces stood by and watched as the massacre took place.
A curious bullhead shark was attracted to the waters of Chinese naval drills, wishing to play with the colorful balloon targets of the military.
Innovative energy policy that promotes turning plants into fuel turns out to be quite controversial. It requires the use of agricultural land with little positive impact on the greenhouse effect, according to a new report from a global research group.
A partial skull unearthed in the Manot Cave in Israel's West Galilee has given paleontologists the first key evidence that modern humans co-inhabited the area with Neanderthals with whom they possibly interbred up to 55,000 years ago.
Artificial intelligence poses a real threat to humankind, Bill Gates warns, and he “does not understand” those who are not concerned with this notion.
Residents of towns along the frontline in eastern Ukraine have been living in constant fear ever since full-scale fighting resumed there.
An eight-year-old boy in the southern French city of Nice has been questioned by police following comments in which he expressed “solidarity” with the Charlie Hebdo gunmen.
A smartphone marketed as the most anti-surveillance, NSA-proof personal device – the BlackPhone – has been found vulnerable to a simple SMS attack that allows the hacker to steal contacts, decrypt messages, and even take full control of the device.
A helicopter trying to smuggle almost a ton of hashish into the Malaga province of Spain crashed into an electricity pylon during a police chase, killing both pilots on board.