Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress.
Fighting flared in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Monday as investigators began to inspect the bodies of victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week.
Once again, Malaysia Airlines has figured in yet another controversial situation as one of its planes has been reported to have gone down during a flight, leaving all passengers on board -- all 298 of them -- dead.
This is the "summer of supermoons." That's because there's not just one, but a total of three occurrences of the moon moving to its closest proximity to the earth from July to September.
Spain is officially out of the 2014 World Cup after a devastating loss to Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
The 100 richest athletes in 2014 garnered $2.75 billion together in a span of one year, the total increasing by 5% compared to the 2013 list.
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially the new head coach of a basketball team.
U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, offering Kiev financial and security help and saying he was the right choice to lead the country through its stand-off with Moscow.
President Barack Obama assured Poland and its eastern European neighbors on Tuesday that the U.S. commitment to their security was sacrosanct at the start of a four-day trip meant to show U.S. resolve after the Russian intervention in Ukraine.
A Hispanic woman managed to survive a bear attack by playing dead during the incident, which occurred close to a military base in Alaska.
In a very peculiar way, they traveled to Mexico, Brazil, New Zealand, among other countries and decided to capture footage of them dancing a traditional Irish dance in front of the main sites of each country.
Crime in this country is almost non-existent, so the cops had a good time with these young people.
Singer Ricky Martin put the stage on fire on the singing contest show The Voice Italy, where he shared credits with participants, including Sister Cristina Scuccia, the religious woman who in the elimination rounds surprised everyone with her extraordinary voice.
The picture of a small boy gagged with adhesive tape and whose hands and feet were tied has caused great indignation in Mexico, mainly among social network users, where the controversial picture was originally uploaded.
Friday was a grim day for those who have experienced Elliot Rodger's “murderous rampage.” It was also a day of grief for the 6 victims of the virgin killer's “retribution” for offenses that he alone knew about.