Bomb explodes in Egypt's capital Cairo, one policeman killed - state media
The authorities of Vietnamese capital Hanoi have refused to host the 2019 Asian Games due to lack of financing, the government said in an official statement. It says that hosting the games has been recognized "unjustifiably expensive".
President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos will fly to Mexico to attend memorial service for renowned writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian Ambassador in Mexico Gabriel Ortiz said Friday. A According to radio RCN, Santos and his wife will participate in national memorial service, which will be held Monday, on April 21 in Fine Arts Palace in Mexico.
US private firm SpaceX on Friday launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab, NASA said. After three earlier delays, the Falcon 9 rocket and its Dragon capsule finally blasted off as planned at 3:25 pm (19:25 GMT) from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, was arrested early Saturday, Yonhap news agency reported. Lee Joon-Seok faces five charges, including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law, the agency said.
The only truly Latin American writer and the greatest Spanish writer was Gabriel García Márquez - Russian poet
A North Korean spokesman is blaming the United States and its allies for a "human rights racket" a day after the UN Security Council met to discuss a new report that accuses the reclusive communist regime of crimes against humanity.
The US Joint Chiefs of Staff and heads of the American intelligence organizations call the White House to reject the right to fly over the US territory for new Russian surveillance planes. Washington has faced a dilemma whether to certify the Russian aircrafts under so-called "Open Skies Treaty."
A new documentary by Norwegian filmmaker Tonje Hessen Schei called "Drone which premiered in Europe on April 15", reveals that regular US Air Force Unit from Nevada took part in CIA assassination program in Pakistan and recruited gamers for this purpose.
New draft Ukrainian constitution to be presented in Oct-Nov 2014 – presidential candidate Poroshenko
Federalization supporters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk are engaged in talks with the country’s acting defense minister about turning the region’s militia into a lawful unit, a leading activist said on Friday.
Members of Russia’s Presidential Human Rights Council (HRC) are willing to mediate the conflict in Ukraine, according to the statement published on the Councils website Friday.
Members of the Jewish community in the pro-Russian protest hub of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine said Friday that they were left shaken by the distribution of leaflets demanding the registration of Jews, AFP reports.
Scientists have made an undisputable breakthrough creating human embryonic stem cells from the skin of two adult donors. The results of the research could lead to the treatment of numerous diseases and… human cloning.
The mini-sub scanning the Indian Ocean floor for missing flight MH370 has reached record depths, exceeding its normal operation limits. The US Navy’s drone dived deeper than its normal 4,500 metre (15,000 feet) depth range. The searching mission is now being carried out some 2,000 km (1,200 miles) west of the Australian city of Perth, where authorities believe Malaysian jetliner crashed into the ocean.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whose poor health forced him to vote from a wheelchair in Algeria's presidential election, has won a fourth term with 81.53 percent of the votes, the interior minister announced Friday.
Local government bodies in Ukraine will be entitled to grant official status to languages other than Ukrainian in their regions and territories, Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada Chairman and interim President Turchynov says.
A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, though there were no early reports of major damage.
Ukrainian border guards denied entry to about 600 Russian citizens in the first 24 hours of an entry ban on Russian males, Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service said.