An aid group finds two capsized boats capable of carrying 100 migrants each, and only five bodies.
Afghan forces in the strategic town of Sangin in Helmand province have withdrawn from its center, effectively ceding territory to the Taliban and delivering a blow to the Afghan government and its coalition partners.
The animal was was lifeless after being caught in a house fire but was revived after 20 minutes.
It sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters in 2014.
The singer writes about his Comic Relief visit and why he'll never forget the children he met.
The case could make the island the first place in Asia to permit same-sex marriage.
The two chased down and bit a man accused of stabbing one of his former colleagues on the roadside.
Police investigating the deadly terrorist attack in central London are focusing closely on how the perpetrator became radicalized, as they battle to piece together his identity and connections.
Aurora-hunters came from around the world and were left awestruck by the display.
Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?
It's one of Christianity's holiest sites -- the burial chamber where Jesus Christ is believed to have been entombed. Now following nine months of meticulous restoration, it's reopened to the devoted.
The boy, who was 16 when he was arrested, planned to attack Sydney, police said.
A veteran policeman and a teacher were among those killed in the terror attack that struck at the heart of the British capital Wednesday.
British police have been working through the night to investigate the deadliest terror attack carried out in central London in 12 years, in which four people died and scores were injured.
The picture puts a spotlight on benefits being stripped out of latest healthcare bill revisions.
Take a look at 28 photos of the week from March 17 through March 23.
A new book documents nine women survivors of tuberculosis, India's most severe health crisis.
When Jenna Cook returned from the US to China to search for her birth family, more than 50 candidates came forward - but were any of them a match?