Virginia authorities are investigating the alleged abduction of a woman outside of a Target Store. Witnesses say a male and two females pulled a female into a minivan, as she fought and screamed to get away
A spokeswoman for the hospital where Gary Coleman died says the actor was hospitalized following an accident at his home Wednesday but no details are being released. Coleman had suffered a brain hemorrhage
In South Korea mourning for the 46 sailors killed in the sinking of the Cheonan patrol ship has turned to growing anger against North Korea.
Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley travelled to the Daejeon National Military Cemetary, where he spoke to grieving relatives and South Korean navy veterans about how their attitude towards the North has changed and whether the relationship can ever be repaired.
A volcano eruption in Guatemala has killed a reporter and left three children missing. A spokesman for the national disaster agency says television the reporter was hit by a shower of rocks spewing from the Pacaya volcano.
Speaking to NDTV after the train derailment in West Bengal in which at least sixty-five passengers were killed, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "The derailment happened because of a bomb blast. I condemn the act of violence."
Jamaica's ombudsman said Wednesday at least 44 civilians have died in battles between police and gunmen. The country's security forces are trying to detain reputed drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who's wanted in the U.S.
Security cameras captured another lucky escape in Russia. A last moment jump saved a pedestrian's life as he was almost hit by an out of control car. In October a bus rampaged through the Russian city of Perm smashing everything in its path. As CCTV footage showed, one passer-by also escaped death under its wheels thanks only to miracle.
Security agencies have been combing the home of two men they believe have links to Somalias terrorist outfit Al-Shabab. The two were arrested yesterday but are yet to make any concrete statement to the police. Police sources tell NTV that at least 1000 young Kenyans have been recruited to fight alongside Al-Shabab in Somalia, in the last one year alone.
Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton gave a rousing eulogy for 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones who was killed in a police raid, challenging mourners to take responsibility and help stop a spiral of violence that has swept the city.
An Air India Express passenger plane en route from Dubai has overshot a runway and crashed outside an airport in southern India, killing almost everyone on board in one of the country's worst air accidents in years.
Mangalore deputy police commissioner R Ramesh said the plane, a Boeing 737 believed to be carrying 160 passengers and six crew, crashed in Mangalore about 6:30am on Saturday (local time) after overshooting the runway and ploughing into a forest.
At least eight people have been rescued from the plane, despite initial fears that everyone on board was
The Australian A 10-YEAR-OLD girl whose pet horse died of Hendra virus is among nine people tested for the lethal bat-borne disease yesterday as health officials urged horse owners to stay away from sick animals.
The CSIRO said yesterday it was seeking government funding to test a vaccine to protect horses against the virus, which has killed four people and 41 horses in 14 outbreaks over the past 16 years.
Biosecurity officers have quarantined a property at Tewantin, near Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, where a vet euthanased the dying gelding on Monday.
Preliminary blood tests have cleared six of the nine people exposed to the sick horse, while three are still waiting for results. But all nine will have to wait up to six weeks for an all-clear because of the long incubation period of the Hendra virus in humans.
A new law in Arizona targeting illegal immigrants has given police broad powers to stop anyone they suspect of being in the state illegally and detain them if they cannot prove their immigration status.
The introduction of the law has angered activists in Mexico say the law is discriminatory. In response they are trying to organize a boycott of Arizona.
A San Antonio, Texas bus driver who was driving late at night last year came upon a baby girl sitting in the middle of the road. The girl is fine, but her mother is now fighting to retain custody of her and her two sisters.
In the Thai capital Bangkok, anti-government protesters have surrendered after an armed assault on their fortified encampment. Troops say the situations under control after 7 key 'Red Shirt' leaders gave themselves up to prevent further bloodshed. It comes after two protesters and an Italian news photographer were killed when the camp was stormed. 42 people have died and more than 300 injured in clashes during the last week. Demonstrators had been calling for resignation of the Primer and fresh elections.
The Thai army has threatened a full-scale crackdown on the anti-government protests in Bangkok if demonstrators do not disperse. Eight people were killed and at least 187 injured Saturday as troops clashed with opposition protesters.
The Thai government has rejected holding talks with Protesters until the demonstrations stop. Earlier protesters in Thailand's capital Bangkok have said they'll accept a government offer for peace talks without conditions. At least 37 people have died in clashes over the past six days. The escalating crisis had prompted the UN to urge parties to reach a truce. Demonstrators have been calling for the Prime Minister to step down since March.
9-year-old Ruben Van Assouw, the sole survivor or Libya plane crash, is recovering well after four and a half hours of surgery. Doctors repaired multiple leg fractures. The boy may be flown home to the Netherlands as early as this weekend.
A woman who witnesses say hurled her toddler daughter into the chilly Hudson River on Tuesday before jumping in behind her, leading to a dramatic rescue by police officers and firefighters, has been charged with attempted murder, police said
Despite all the accusations that Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made against the U.S, his visit did not attract much attention in the US media. Instead, it was Faisal Shahzad and the story of a car bombing, which was averted in the centre of New York - dominated news bulletins.
U.S Pres. Barack Obama used his commencement speech at the University of Michigan to respond to foes who portray government as oppressive and tyrannical. He also appealed for a more civil political debate.