Family members of the victims of a sunken South Korean ferry express their frustration at the captain who abandoned their loved ones as the ship sank.
A recent bomb blast that ripped apart a bus station in Nigeria's capital was a sign that a bloody al Qaeda-linked insurgency is intensifying, analysts say.
Thousands of Roman Catholics in Cuba are marking the end of Holy Week by holding religious processions fully sanctioned by the government.With heads bowed and eyes often closed, the faithful were young and old, rich and poor.
The world doesn't know how far Russian President Vladimir Putin will go to attain his self-proclaimed goal of restoring the Soviet Union — and the end result could be disastrous, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Saturday.“President Putin has a dream to restore the Soviet Union.
An air strike killed 12 people, including 9 al Qaeda members, in the central Yemeni province of al-Bayda on Saturday, a Yemen Ministry of Interior spokesman told NBC News.Tribal sources said a drone had been circling the region for days.
SYDNEY - Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 told Reuters on Saturday that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on "pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days.A U.S.
How the Boston Marathon bombing rocked Twitter and Reddit.
An avalanche that swept down the dangerous slopes of Mount Everest killed at least 13 Nepalese Sherpas.
If climbers eyeing Mount Everest were intimidated by the possibility of death, they would have stopped a long time ago.Instead, they keep coming, in growing numbers, in defiance of the danger –- and often because of it.
Thirteen more bodies were pulled from a sunken ferry off South Korea on Sunday, officials said, pushing the death toll to 46 but leaving more than 250 people still missing, most of them high school students on a trip.<
Students from Danwon High School and others attend a candlelight vigil to wish for the safe return of missing passengers from the South Korean ferry Sewol, which sank in the sea off Jindo, at a park in Ansan, South Korea, on Saturday.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding captive 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a high school earlier this week, although 44 others were freed, government officials Saturday.
Climbers at an Everest base camp, above, watch as the avalanche that killed 13 Sherpas barrels down the mountain on Friday.
Young men dressed in traditional folk costumes pour water from buckets on two young women, an Easter tradition known as the "sprinkling," in Kazar, Hungary on Friday.
Divers searching the sunken ferry off the coast of South Korea spotted three bodies inside the ship on Saturday, South Korean coast guard officials said.
The crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of letting up and it’s still unclear who’s responsible for the anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Donetsk.
A man stands in front of a large ship grounded by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, on Friday.People continue to rebuild their lives five months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the coast on Nov.
HAVANA, Cuba -- Despite published reports about a shortage of condoms in Cuba, a majority of Havana drugstores were carrying the prophylactics, according to NBC News.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been ongoing for six weeks. But despite the advanced technology used in the search, there’s no resolution to the mystery.
A coast guard official says divers retrieved three bodies from inside a ferry that sunk off South Korea, raising the confirmed death toll to 36 with more than 265 people still missing, most of them high school students on a trip.
Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday.
Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.
Relatives of about 270 people missing and believed to be trapped inside a ferry that sank off South Korea expressed outrage on Saturday and refused to allow cranes to lift the ship, fearing for the safety of any survivors.
Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous geopolitical game by using the Ukraine crisis to try to shore up political support among ultra-nationalist Russians nostalgic for the Soviet era, according to a former U.S.
The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, apologized Saturday as he was led off to jail in handcuffs after his arrest.
The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry, now under arrest and facing five charges, was reportedly among the first to abandon ship.
A 7.2 earthquake struck near Acapulco and could be felt all the way to Mexico City.
The captain of the sunken ferry in South Korea was taken into custody Friday and is facing five charges, including criminal negligence.The remaining charges include abandoning the ship, negligence, causing bodily injury and not seeking rescue from other ships.