- Published on Friday, 01 May 2015 09:47
Towns and villages near the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake in central Nepal have suffered "almost total devastation", the Red Cross says.
Assessment teams say they have found survivors in a "desperate situation".
Nepal says 6,204 people are known to have died in the 7.8-magnitude quake and 13,932 were injured.
- Published on Monday, 13 April 2015 07:25
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has set out for a tour of key states, at the start of her campaign to become the first woman US president.
She is taking a road trip to meet small groups of voters in Iowa, having announced her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday.
- Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 08:37
Dramatic dashboard video shows the moment an out-of-control plane clips an aerial highway before crashing into a river in Taiwan.
Thirteen people are confirmed dead and dozens remain missing after the TransAsia Airways ATR-72, carrying 58 people, veered out of control en route from Taipei to Kinmen, off the coast of the Chinese province of Xiamen.
- Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 13:14
Three judges have been sacked for viewing pornographic material via their official IT accounts, the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office has said.
The pornography was not illegal in content, a spokesman added.
- Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:32
Mark Zuckerberg will only hire people that he would have as a boss, he said last night.
He described the test when asked what he looks for in a new hire during one of his monthly “town hall” meetings, this one held in Barcelona.
- Published on Thursday, 15 January 2015 18:51
Several people were killed Thursday in an anti-terrorism operation in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers, CNN affiliate VTM News reported.
Federal Belgian police took several suspects into custody near a train station, VTM News said. Further details weren't immediately available.
Verviers is about 69 miles (111 kilometers) east-southeast of Brussels and 200 miles (322 kilometers) northeast of Paris.
- Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 06:36
Ben Carson, the world famous pediatric neurosurgeon, now known in political circles for his advocacy of conservative principles, has announced his bid for the 2016 Republican nomination for President. In a tweet sent out today, Carson stated his intentions:
Dr. Carson is a revered figure amongst the many patients and families whom he has helped, black families who admire his rise from the streets of Detroit to the top of his field as a much heralded brain surgeon, as well as a growing coalition of conservatives for his calm, reserved demeanor and strong value system.
- Published on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:45
When it comes to smuggling, not all mules are created equal.
Chinese customs officials on Sunday busted a Hong Kong man trying to sneak 94 iPhones into the mainland -- by strapping them on his body.