A beauty contest of a different kind took place in China.
The threat of living under ISIS rule is all too real for people in Baghdad. But the cast of a popular Iraqi television program is using humour to dispel some of...
Toys'R'Us was embroiled in controversy Tuesday after a Florida woman complained about the kids' store selling dolls of fictional drug dealer Walter White and...
US firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online, reports said Monday.
Prepare to be terrified in one minute flat.
Birds do it, bees do it and now Australian scientists have discovered where 'it' all started.
A Canadian man has claimed to have found a mouse at the bottom of his McDonald's coffee.
US President Barack Obama said his card was declined at a New York restaurant he patronised while visiting the United Nations.
A UK family were shocked to get a text from their dead granny who had been buried with her phone; the phone company had reassigned the number.
A Japanese artist has created an online comic tackling the effects of sexism on men and women which has quickly gone viral.
Would you erase memories if you could?
Incredible footage of a squid attacking a Greenpeace submarine has been posted online.
A Spanish comedy club only wants you to pay for the parts that get you laughing.
It was dubbed the legroom wars and now a Haitian man risks up to 20 years in a US prison for losing his cool when a passenger reclined a seat on a flight from...
Archaeologists in Arizona say they have discovered an ancient village comprised of between 50 and 70 "pit houses".

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A beauty contest of a different kind took place in China.
An estimated 2 million faithful mourners are expected to travel to Iraq for the festival of Ashura, despite ongoing threats from self-proclaimed Islamic State...
The mother of a man shot dead at the Canadian parliament after shooting a soldier dead says she is crying for her son's victims, not him.
“What is more offensive? A little girl saying ‘f**k’ or the f**king unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?”
The creator said he made the game to "wake the people up."
After more than 30 years in the business, SBS football icon Les Murray's time as a host of live events has come to an end.
Sergeant-At-Arms Kevin Vickers has been hailed as a hero by Canadian MPs after reportedly shooting dead a gunman who stormed parliament.