N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

South Korea, Aug. 16 -- North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the US and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean dip... Read More

9 sick migrants evacuated from rescue ship, 400 still at sea

Spain, Aug. 13 -- A Spanish aid group says nine people have been evacuated from its migrant rescue ship while it continues to seek a port where another 151 passengers can get off. Open Arms said two ... Read More

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Paris, Aug. 13 -- Paris authorities shut down streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral to decontaminate them Tuesday, after high levels of lead were registered in the area following the April blaz... Read More

Israeli army kills 4 militants trying to cross Gaza fence

Gaza Strip, Aug. 11 -- Israeli troops killed four Palestinian militants who attempted to cross through the perimeter fence from the Gaza Strip on Saturday, and in the West Bank arrested members of a P... Read More

Muslims clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site

Jerusalem, Aug. 11 -- Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. Palestinian medics said at least 1... Read More

End harassment of holidaymakers: Jatri Kalyan Samity

Dhaka, Aug. 10 -- Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity on Saturday demanded an end to charging extra fares and harassment of homebound passengers during this Eid-ul-Azha. Mozammel Hoque Chowdhury, secretar... Read More

Philippines declares dengue epidemic as deaths surge

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- The Philippines has declared a "national dengue epidemic" after at least 622 people lost their lives from the mosquito-borne disease this year, reports BBC. At least 146,000 cases we... Read More

Doctors find 526 teeth in boy's mouth in India

Dhaka, Aug. 1 -- A 7-year-old boy complaining of jaw pain was found to have 526 teeth inside his mouth, according to the hospital in India where he was treated. The boy was admitted last month in the... Read More

Gunman kills 2 kids, 1 other in California festival attack

Gilroy, July 30 -- Authorities on Monday were searching for answers to why a 19-year-old opened fire on a popular food festival less than a mile from his parents' home in California, killing two child... Read More

Charitable Trust case: Khaleda's bail hearing Tuesday

Dhaka, July 28 -- The High Court is scheduled to hear the bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case. The bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice SM ... Read More