Six local guides have been killed, and nine are missing, after an avalanche on Mount Everest.
7:27pm Bad weather is hampering efforts to find survivors from a sinking ferry, while its captain faces accusations of blame.
Embattled crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wants some votes.
A Canadian instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been fired partly because he "shamed Canadians" by dressing like a teenager.
On first full day of Australia leg of royal tour, Wills and Kate head inland to scene of devastating bushfires.
Impeccably preserved fossilised remains of a shark that lived 325 million years ago discovered in the US.
Separatists attacked a Ukrainian national guard base, killing three, in the worst bloodshed in a pro-Russian uprising.
The bodies of the young men in the photographs are emaciated, their bones protruding.
Japan is considering scrapping a whale hunt just days before the fleetâs planned departure, media have said.
The Oscar Pistorius murder has adjourned for more than two weeks, resuming May 5.
New Zealand will send health workers and a portable bridge to disaster-hit Solomon Islands.