A woman survived a brush with death after an axe flew off the back of a lorry into the windscreen of the car behind it.

Near miss for woman after axe smashes through windscreen

A woman passenger had a brush with death after an axe crashed through the windscreen of the car she was in.

The car was trailing behind a landscaper's lorry on Route 95 of the Topsfield,...

Dr Sheik Umar Khan is credited with saving the lives of more than 100 Ebola victims

Sierra Leone buries ‘hero’ Ebola medic

Sierra Leone on Thursday buried a doctor it hailed as a “national hero” for saving the lives of more than 100 Ebola patients before succumbing himself to the disease.

Dr Umar Khan, 43, the...

Blasts as experts finally reach MH17 crash site in Ukraine

Explosions rang out near the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Thursday as international investigators arrived for the first time in nearly a week.

This comes after...

Cruz faces backlash after open letter on Gaza conflict

Spanish celebrities such as Penelope Cruz, Pedro Almodovar and Javier Bardem, along with other Spaniard directors and musicians, have gone public with their views on the ongoing conflict in Gaza...

Steven Curtis has been accused of attempted murder after he reportedly tried to strangle his father, who was dying of cancer.

Florida man accused of suffocating dying dad

A Florida man has been charged with the attempted murder of his terminally ill father in Brecksville, Ohio.

Steven Curtis, 58, was allegedly drunk when he tried to suffocate his 86-year-old...

Guest Relation Officers in KL provide free sex to illegal gamblers

Illegal gambling dens are facing stiff competition in Malaysia and guest relation officers (GROs) are being employed to increase business. 

These underground organisations around Kuala...

A high karat gold Pyx which was believed to have been hand crafted in the late 1600's - early 1700's for transporting a Eucharist (communion wafer).

Family finds 300-year-old sunken treasure

A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to...

Samaritan's Purse medical personnel transport a person who died from the Ebola virus in the Case Management Center in Foya, Liberia.

Asia and Europe on high alert amid Ebola outbreak

​Asia and Europe remain on high alert amid fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents.

Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned that the crisis...

No time to exercise? Running even 5 mins a day has huge benefits

Overweight? Smoker?

Lots of people would have pointed out the odds are stacked against you when it comes to your mortality. 

But a new study suggests that you could be both...

 Indian villagers affected by malaria board a mobile medical unit to be taken to a primary health centre in Dalapati village, some 170 kms north of Agartala, the capital of the north-eastern state of Tripura

Drug-resistant malaria widespread in Southeast Asia, says new study

Drug-resistant malaria, which is now widespread in Southeast Asia, is a serious threat to global efforts to control malaria, warned a new study.

Blood samples from 1,241 malaria patients in...