Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders engaged in a standoff with Philippines forces in the southern city of Marawi have been killed, the country's Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday.
Flying to the other side of the world used to be such a romantic adventure, but the 10-day upper-class epics of yesteryear will soon be reduced to a 15-hour non-stop dash for ordinary passengers.
Joshua Boyle said the gravity of the situation his family survived is starting to sink in.
North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action.
A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Pakistan claimed his captors authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.
Former Manchester United player Park Ji-sung says the club is on the up after some difficult years following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013.
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed from captivity by Pakistani security forces, nearly five years after being taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that allowed men to engage in non-consensual marital sex with girls as young as 15.
North Korea's hackers have been accused of carrying out some of the most audacious cyber attacks of the past few years, from siphoning millions of dollars to stealing state secrets.
US President Donald Trump has called for major cuts in foreign aid under his America First policy, raising alarm among philanthropists and sparking warnings it could be a "death sentence" for some countries.
The United Nations has slapped a global port ban on four ships for their dealings with North Korea, including one that was caught smuggling 30,000 North Korean-made rocket-propelled grenades in 2016.
A biologist in New Zealand wants to clean up the image of wasps -- by naming one after Lucius Malfoy, one of Harry Potter's arch-enemies in the fantasy fiction series.
One year, two months and 29 days after Syria began their qualifying campaign against Afghanistan, their hopes of reaching a first ever World Cup were finally ended against Australia in Sydney.
A ten-year old Indian rape victim who gave birth in August was raped by two of her uncles, police have confirmed.
Japanese politicians spring into campaign mode Tuesday as the countdown to the country's snap general election -- scheduled for October 22 -- begins.
Unlike the gossipy, open democracies of Western societies, it is almost impossible to know who truly holds power in the opaque world of Chinese politics.