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A series of explosions aboard a Russian-built Indian naval submarine partially sank the vessel. This is the 2nd explosion on a Russian-made sub in India in 3 years.
Fukushima nuclear power plant: Officials say they don't know how 10 workers at the plant were sprayed with radioactive water recently.
Britain said it might try to force Madrid to abandon tighter controls at the border with the contested British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
Nagasaki bombing: Sixty-eight years ago, the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city, just three days after the attack on Hiroshima.
Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is celebrated over three days. Here are five facts about the holiday.
The Kaesong Industrial Complex, shuttered earlier this year, is one of the only areas of cooperation between rivals North and South Korea.
The dissident billionaire has been in prison since a widely criticized 2005 show trial. But the length of his sentence keeps changing.
Turkey's government critics say the Ergenekon case is an attempt to stifle dissent, but supporters say it is a victory for democracy because it sidelines the military.
The tumultuous relationship between the US and Pakistan is moving in a more positive direction after worsening for years.
Reversing a downward trend, civilian casualties have risen 23 percent, in part because of fighting between government forces and insurgents.
Though there isn’t evidence to suggest coordination between the three cases, the prison breaks cast doubts on these countries’ ability to rule.
A court ruling last week put to rest a decades-old legal battle involving scheming servants, disinherited princesses, and a forged will.
Train travel remains one of the safest forms of transportation, even more so than automobile travel.
July 27, 2013, marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement. Here are five things you should know about the Korean War and armistice.
George Alexander Louis's name has a long history of royal usage. For example, there have been six King Georges to rule Britain.
The second such incident in less than a week comes on the heels of an announcement that Australia won't accept new boat arrivals.
The royal baby's birth is a time for celebration... and profiteering.
As the world stands by for the announcement of the royal baby's name, here’s a look at the history of the top five most likely monikers.
Here are the next five royals in line for the British monarchy.
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