Perth (Australia) (AFP) - The mini-sub searching for missing flight MH370 dived on its fifth seabed mission Friday, officials said, testing the vehicle's recommended depth limits after failing to find any wreckage.
The Queen has commemorated Maundy Thursday by offering money to senior citizens in recognition of service to the church and to the local community.
A suicide bomber has detonated a truck packed with explosives at a military base in northern Iraq.
Voters have turned out to polling booths across India despite threats from leftist rebels who have called for an election boycott.
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The US ambassador to the UN urged Myanmar on Thursday to intervene to stop communal violence there and protect humanitarian workers in the volatile western state of Rakhine.
As the search for survivors continues, prosecutors revealed the captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry when it ran into trouble.
Facebook is set to launch a new feature which allows smartphone users to see which of their friends are nearby.
Algiers (AFP) - Ailing incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika was poised to clinch a fourth presidential term despite chronic health problems after Algerians voted Thursday in an election that saw 70 people wounded in protests.
A US business has a sign with a symbol on it so phallic that people can’t help but wonder what it is actually supposed to represent, if not what it really, really looks like.
New York (AFP) - Seattle Mariners first baseman Choi Ji-Man was suspended for 50 games without pay by Major League Baseball on Thursday after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance.
Geneva (AFP) - Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal Thursday aimed at easing the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, but US President Barack Obama cautioned it was uncertain if Moscow would stand by the agreement.
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