Tourists on the popular Philippine holiday island of Boracay were stranded on Thursday after a typhoon swept across on Christmas Day, killing at least 16 people in other parts of the county

Typhoon Phanfone, with wind gusts reaching 200 kilometres (125 miles) an hour, tore roofs off houses…

The police say they are on the trail of a yet-to-be-identified non-commissioned officer of the Nigerian Navy over extra-judicial killing

The naval rating is said to have shot and killed a man over N200 toll fee…

Malaysian ex-leader swore in a packed mosque on Friday saying he did not order the killing of a Mongolian woman linked to a major defence deal, rejecting an allegation from his ex-bodyguard

Altantuya Shaariibuu was shot dead and her body blown up with military-grade plastic explosives in 2006.…

A young woman strapped with explosives blew herself up Wednesday during an address by Somalia’s prime minister in Mogadishu, killing four people, including the country’s Olympic and football bosses

She detonated her suicide belt as Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali was on a podium addressing…

The US Congress voted Thursday to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 across the country, a move intended to stem the rising tide of youth vaping

Passed by the Senate as part of a wider budgetary bill, it will take effect next…

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed “unfathomable grief” Tuesday for tourists caught in a deadly eruption at the White Island volcano, where five people have died and eight more are feared dead

Ardern held out no hope for the eight people still missing after Monday’s tragedy, saying overnight…

UK Driver Charged Over Death Of 39 Pleads Guilty To Two Counts

Maurice Robinson, 25, appeared via video link at London’s Central Criminal Court from the high-security Belmarsh…

Twenty-three bodies were recovered on Sunday after a small plane crashed on takeoff into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, rescue workers said

“We are up to 23 bodies now,” Goma rescue service coordinator Joseph Makundi told AFP. Goma…

Two packed trains rammed into each other in Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring nearly 60 others, police said

Three coaches were sent crashing off the tracks at Mondobhag station in the town of Kasba…

Three Actors Stabbed On Stage In Saudi Capital

The knife-wielding assailant was arrested after state television footage showed him storming a musical performance in…