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Man arrested in China for testicle chopping

2014-07-24 12:14 in News

A man has been arrested for using a blunt razor to chop off the testicles of three patients at a Chinese nursing home, state media say.

Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

2014-07-24 11:11 in News

Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo is the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48...

Round-the-world teen pilot dies in crash

2014-07-24 10:22 in News

A US teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a...

Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

2014-07-24 11:07 in News

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution that quickly rekindled the...

Oxfam warns food, water running low in Gaza

2014-07-24 07:35 in News

Thousands of Palestinians have fled their homes but have nowhere safe to shelter from Israeli airstrikes, charity Oxfam has...

China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

2014-07-24 06:55 in News

Chinese President Xi Jinping has met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro in a visit to expand investment in the fellow communist...

Gaza death toll tops 700

2014-07-24 06:35 in News

The death toll in the Israeli military campaign in the Gaza Strip has reached 707 with more than 4 500 people wounded, Gaza...

Baghdad suicide car bomb kills 23

2014-07-23 15:34 in News

A suicide car bomb explosion has ripped through a police checkpoint in Baghdad, killing 23 people and wounding more than 40.

Italy arrests 5 over migrant 'massacre' at sea

2014-07-23 13:32 in News

Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting...