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Expatriation of Facebook Co-founder Draws Ire

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who is set to earn billions when the social networking giant goes public on the U.S. stock market Friday, has drawn criticism for renouncing his U.S. citizenship in a move that could save him millions in taxes.

Powerful drug growing in Colombia forests turns people into 'zombies'

A hazardous drug derived from a particular type of tree common in Colombia can eliminate free will and can wipe the memory of its victims.

49 mutilated bodies found on Mexican highway

At least 49 mutilated bodies were found on the side of a highway in Cadereyta, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, police said.

Bangladeshi Islamist leader Ghulam Azam charged with 1971 war crimes

A special tribunal set up in Bangladesh has charged top Islamist leader Ghulam Azam with war crimes allegedly carried out during the 1971 war that liberated the country from Pakistan.

11 people killed in aeroplane crash in western Nepal

An aeroplane belonging to Agni Air crashed in Jomsom in western Nepal crashed Monday morning.

In the hot seat: an Air Guard pilot’s view of flying wildfire missions

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Air Force Col. Roger Williams Jr., an instructor pilot with the 156th Airlift Squadron, North Carolina Air National...

Traffic accident kills 16 Kyrgyz nationals in Kazakhstan

Sixteen Kyrgyz nationals were killed and several others injured in a traffic accident in Kazakhstan in the early hours of Tuesday, the country's ministry of emergency said.

At least three killed in bomb blast at Lahore railway station

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Three people were killed and around 40 injured in a powerful bomb blast Tuesday at a crowded railway platform shortly...

Eight die in two plane crashes in Bolivia

Eight people, including opposition Senator Gerald Ortiz, were killed in two separate plane crashes in Bolivia, officials said.

SOMALIA: Burkas to tracksuits

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Going for gold: Female runners at Mogadishu's shelled-out Konis Stadium