A top Taliban official has announced his resignation amid a growing leadership struggle among the organisation.
Two more US airlines have joined Delta Airlines in pledging they will no longer allow the shipping of hunting trophies.
At least 27 people have been injured in a fire at a former World War II air raid shelter in the German city of Hamburg.
Media and social media coverage of the search for missing Flight 370 continues to hurt ticket sales at Malaysia Airlines, CEO says.
John Key has quashed hopes for a UN seat for the Cook Islands on a visit to celebrate 50 years of the islands' self-governance.
Prime Minister John Key has committed more than $42 million of aid to the Cook Islands.
Mobsters suspected of using code language to help Sicilian mafia boss evade capture.
Kenzo Roberts made the grim, unsuccessful attempt after being caught trying to steal a car.
Hundreds of dogs have been poisoned as Bali authorities deal with an upswing in human deaths from rabies.
The lion encounter centre had many rules for patting a lion, and I followed them. But now I wish I'd never touched her.
A tent has collapsed in the US state of New Hampshire, killing and wounding a number of people.
The world's strongest typhoon of 2015 is bringing 350kmh gusts and waves nearly 10 metres high.
A man suffocated while being smuggled to Spain in a suitcase in a car boot.
Father talks of his relief at daughter's safe return after year-long "kidnap" by the child's mother.
Sabrina Corgatelli gleefully taunts her critics. "To all the haters. Stay tuned, you're gonna have so much more to be p****d off about."
Man flees in terror when two balaclava-clad assailants threatened him and began shooting at his house.
Two cranes hoisting a section of bridge have collapsed in a Dutch town, flattening houses and injuring at least 20 people.
Could this be proof the Minions really are intent on world domination?
She should be promoting her hit movie, but comedian Amy Schumer held back tears and was forced to say "enough is enough".
Jurors in the Colorado theatre shooting trial have declined to rule out the death penalty.
Police have been enlisted in the search for debris that may have come from missing plane MH370.
US president Barack Obama reveals plan to dramatically cut emissions from US power plants.
A faint voice and a struggle is heard on a 911 call summoning police to a home, where two brothers allegedly killed their parents and three siblings.
Residents hope the island's brief spell in the MH370 spotlight will leave an enduring legacy.
The market tanked when it reopened after a five-week shutdown during Greece's debt crisis.
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Police watchdog investigating claims of cover-up over allegations former UK PM Edward Heath abused children.
A Syrian jet fighter has crashed in a market near the Turkish border, killing at least 27.
At least 75 people are dead after heavy rains caused floods and landslides in eastern India.
India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance.