Air Algerie flight crashed, officials confirm

An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.

There were few clear...

Parents of children killed in MH17 crash say living in ‘hell beyond hell’

The family of three Australian children killed on board Malaysia Airlines flight​ MH17 has described how they are living in a “hell beyond hell” as they struggle to deal with their loss.


Air Algerie loses contact with plane over west Africa

Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft bound for Algiers nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday .

A company source told AFP that the missing...

Joseph Wood is pictured in this undated handout booking photo courtesy of the Arizona Department of Corrections.

Botched execution took almost two hours

America’s death penalty debate raged Thursday after it took nearly two hours for Arizona to execute a prisoner who lost a Supreme Court battle...

Cyclist flies through air, lands on feet after being hit by car

A car collided with a bicycle, sending the cyclist flying through the air.

Amazingly, the rider landed on the car, slid down the bonnet and landed on his feet.

The cyclist had just...

Ms Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag (right) is assisted by Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli (left) as she arrives with her children Maya and Martin next to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (back. left) and his wife Agnese (back, left) at the Cia

Sudanese woman in death-for-apostasy case flees to Italy

A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity and then barred from leaving Sudan flew into Rome on Thursday on an Italian government plane, officials...

A convoy of hearses, bearing remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash, are escorted along the A27 highway by military police near Nieuwegein.

Victims of MH17 return to Netherlands

Dozens more bodies from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are set to arrive in the Netherlands on Thursday, as the EU prepares to hit Russia with fresh sanctions.


The Tower of David, a half-built skyscraper that became a squatter settlement, could be demolished. Its residents are being moved to government-provided homes near the capital.

World's tallest high-rise slum to be demolished

​It was once supposed to be a bank headquarters making it a symbol of capitalism. But after the banking crisis, the project was left unfinished in 1994.

Then, in 2007, squatters began...

A doctor extracted a record 232 teeth from Ashik Gavai's mouth.

A Doctor removed 232 teeth from boy's mouth... in a single operation

No, that's no typo. Doctors in India have indeed extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy... in a single seven-hour...

Ebola doctor contracts Ebola

A doctor in charge of an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone has been admitted to hospital after contracting the deadly virus himself, the health ministry said Wednesday (July 23).