The third officer was at the helm of the ferry that capsized off South Korea, investigators say, as divers work to access the sunken hull.
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.
Authorities in Kiev announce the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists, as Moscow warns that Ukraine is on the brink of civil war.
As many as 200 girls were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern Nigeria by heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists who arrived in trucks, vans and buses, officials and witnesses said.
A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized off South Korea, coastguard officials say.
Five University of Calgary students were stabbed to death Tuesday morning in what the city's police chief called "the worst mass murder in Calgary's history."
The EU and the US say they will impose "further costs" on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, as unrest continues in the east of the country.
Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah was leading the early returns of last week's presidential election in Afghanistan with 41.9% of the vote, Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission chairman Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani said Sunday.
नगर विकासको जग्गा अतिक्रमण गरेर बसेका व्यक्तिलाई सुकुम्बासी समस्या समाधान आयोगका पदाधिकारीहरुले पैसा लिएर अब...
Ukraine has launched an operation to remove pro-Russian activists who seized a police station in the city of Sloviansk, the interior minister says.
Story lines won't be lacking entering the final round of golf's Masters. One centers around Jordan Spieth, who is tied for the lead with Bubba Watson. Spieth could become the youngest winner at Augusta.
The UK government sets out plans to make it easier to fine and jail British residents who hide their money overseas to avoid tax.
Bubba Watson will take a three-shot lead heading into the final two rounds of the Masters at Augusta National after firing a four-under par 68 on Friday.
A 43-year-old man from the Republic of Ireland is due to appear in court on Friday, charged with the murders of 29 people killed in the 1998 Omagh bomb attack in Northern Ireland.
Refugees say they have been treated like animals.
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