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Tehran building collapse: search for missing firefighters

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

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Desperate search for survivors of avalanche-hit hotel in Italy continues into the night

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

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Lambada singer Loalwa Braz found dead in burnt-out car

Brazilian singer Loalwa Braz, who found fame with the 1980s hit Lambada has been found dead near her home in Saquarema, Brazil.

Brazilian singer Loalwa Braz, who found fame with the 1980s hit Lambada has been found dead near her home in Saquarema, Brazil.

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Al Qaeda-linked group claims Mali's deadliest suicide attack

A group linked to al Qaeda’s North African affiliate has said it carried out a suicide bombing at a military camp in northern Mali earlier on Wednesday that killed dozens of people and injured over…

A group linked to al Qaeda’s North African affiliate has said it carried out a suicide bombing at a military camp in northern Mali earlier on Wednesday that killed dozens of people and injured over…

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Drone video of Turkish cargo plane crash site

A Turkish cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens of people both on the ground and on the plane, the Emergency Situations Minist

A Turkish cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens of people both on the ground and on the plane, the Emergency Situations Minist

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'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty dies

The novelist and filmmaker who wrote “The Exorcist”, William Peter Blatty, has died at the age of 89 in Maryland.

The novelist and filmmaker who wrote “The Exorcist”, William Peter Blatty, has died at the age of 89 in Maryland.

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Photographer Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Lord Snowdon, the photographer, film-maker and former husband of the late Princess Margaret, has died aged 86.

Lord Snowdon, the photographer, film-maker and former husband of the late Princess Margaret, has died aged 86.

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Iranians rebel at former President Rafsanjani's funeral

The funeral in Tehran of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani presents a rare occasion for Iranians to voice discord.

The funeral in Tehran of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani presents a rare occasion for Iranians to voice discord.

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Former German president Herzog dies

The 82-year-old will be remembered for encouraging Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s.

The 82-year-old will be remembered for encouraging Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s.

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Rafsanjani funeral draws huge crowds to Tehran

Tens of thousands of Iranians have turned out for the funeral of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the Iranian capital. The 82-year-old died of a heart attack on Sunday.

Tens of thousands of Iranians have turned out for the funeral of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the Iranian capital. The 82-year-old died of a heart attack on Sunday.

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Portugal says farewell to Mario Soares

The state funeral of Portugal’s former President Mario Soares is due to be held later today (Tuesday Jan.

The state funeral of Portugal’s former President Mario Soares is due to be held later today (Tuesday Jan.

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Egypt police station suicide bombing in Sinai kills 10

At least 10 people, mostly police officers, have been killed in northern Sinai after a suicide bomber rammed a lorry into a security check point.

At least 10 people, mostly police officers, have been killed in northern Sinai after a suicide bomber rammed a lorry into a security check point.

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Iran mourns "a great man of the revolution"

Iran has begun three days of national mourning following the death of former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Iran has begun three days of national mourning following the death of former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.