Russia said Tuesday its warplanes flew out of an Iranian airbase for the first time to bomb jihadist groups in Syria, as fighting raged for control of the ravaged city of Aleppo.
A Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) motorcyclist rides through a burning hoop and a wall of glass tubes during an Independence Day event at The Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on Monday, Aug. 15.
A crowded bus veered off a road and plunged down a hillside in central Nepal on Monday, killing at least 25 people, a local official said.
Mohammad Jamal last saw his now-4-month-old daughter when she was 2 days old. He doesn't know when he will see her next.
A suspect is dead after Canada's national police force thwarted what an official said was a suicide bomb plot.
A Kashmiri Muslim pilgrim, right, is greeted by relatives and neighbors as he leaves for the annual hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Brazil's Senate voted early Wednesday to hold an impeachment trial for the nation's suspended president Dilma Rousseff, a process that could see her permanently removed from office.
With its regular live broadcasts, routine tirades and daily -- often curiously intimate -- photo posts, the Facebook page of Cambodian strongman Hun Sen has won a remarkable five million fans.
New Zealand's state-owned farming company said Monday it will stop using palm kernel products to feed its animals as it seeks to take better care of the environment.
Mountain communities in two Mexican states are recovering from weekend mudslides that killed 39 people during heavy rains brought by remnants of Hurricane Earl.