Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.
Thousands of Japanese people have gathered to voice their anger at the nuclear industry and the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, who served as senior vice president to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, has died aged 56 of natural causes.
The missing Boeing 777-200 was damaged in a minor collision with another aircraft on the ground in 2012 but was safe to fly, says Malaysia Airlines.
Japan and China are locked in a bitter territorial row over islands in the East China Sea, with Japan scrambling jets to counter three Chinese planes.
Authorities are expanding their search for wreckage from flight MH370 to the west coast of Malaysia after reports it may have turned back.
Some 153 Chinese citizens were among the passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight accounting for around two thirds of those on board.
Malaysian security agencies are investigating terror links after discovering two passengers may have boarded missing flight MH370 using stolen passports.
Latest articles belonging to Middle-East.
Baghdad has been rocked by a suicide bomb attack amid an upswell in recent violence.
A checkpoint blast at the northern entrance to the Iraqi city of Hilla has killed 18 people and wounded another 75.
A Syrian rebel stronghold town near the Lebanon border has been seized by government forces after weeks of fighting.
A ship that was seized by Israeli commandos, and which is allegedly carrying rockets from Iran to militants in Gaza, has arrived in Eilat.
Iraqi PM blames Saudi Arabia and Qatar for bloodshed in Iraq and has accused them of buying weapons for terrorist organisations.
Catherine Ashton's visit to Tehran comes amid a recent thaw in Iran's strained relations with the West following last year's election of Hassan Rouhani.
Latest articles belonging to Europe.
Rival pro and anti-Kremlin rallies are being held across Ukraine as tensions rise in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.
History could repeat itself if the West fails to stop Russia from absorbing Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
British government MPs will be allowed a conscience vote on legislation that will permit assisted suicide.
Wealthy bidders have paid record prices at a legal ivory auction in France with two tusks weighing 120kg selling for 125,000 euros.
Doctors in Berlin say it's too soon to say what lasting damage Yulia Tymoshenko might have from three slipped discs she suffered while in prison.
BAE has identified 14 cases of an aggressive new cyber weapon called Snake in Ukraine since the start of 2014, compared to eight cases last year.
Latest articles belonging to Africa.
The self-proclaimed government of Cyrenaica in Libya's east, the political wing of separatists, says oil exports from Al-Sidra have now begun.
Demonstrators have turned out in Algeria on International Women's Day holding portraits of women killed in the decade of civil war violence.
A group of men in the Democratic Republic of Congo are fighting for women's rights, aiming to combat "shameful" discrimination and misogynistic attitudes.
Rwanda has expelled seven South African diplomats after Pretoria sent three of its packing as a row between the countries escalated.
Judge Thokozile Masipa, who is presiding over the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, has been criticised for allowing a hectoring style of cross-examination.
A security guard who was at Oscar Pistorius' estate the night his girlfriend was killed has testified at the athlete's murder trial.
Latest articles belonging to North America.
The WWW, a global phenomenon that has touched the lives of billions of people, was just an idea from a young computer scientist 25 years ago.
Images of departing Malaysia Airlines passengers will be checked on the FBI's vast counter-terrorism database. FBI agents and terrorism experts
Sarah Palin's advice to Obama on Putin: "Mr President, the only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a good guy with a nuke".
Barack Obama's deputy chief-of-staff Alyssa Mastromonaco is leaving in May to look for a job in the private sector. ,
US conservatives have chosen Republican Senator Rand Paul as their top pick for president in 2016.
A US company says that 20 of its employees were passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines jet that has vanished over the sea.
It could take investigators years to determine what happened to the Boeing 777 flying from Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Latest articles belonging to South America.
Archaeologists have found a Spanish merchant ship which was wrecked off the southern coast of Argentina in 1765.
For more than a month, demonstrators in Venezuela have complained about chronic shortages of food staples like bread, sugar, milk and butter.
One day after breaking ties with Panama, Venezuela has ordered its ambassador and three diplomats out of the country.
The Venezuelan president says a minority sector of the opposition is causing the violence in his country which has claimed 20 lives in a month.
Panama's reaction to unrest in Venezuela has led to President Nicolas Maduro breaking diplomatic relations with that country.
Anti-government students and the opposition have tried to disrupt a parade marking one year since Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez died.