Two US Navy pilots are recovering after their jet crashed on a training flight near a Mississippi military base airfield.
North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said today, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final stages of developing inter-continental ballistic missiles.
Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz.
Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America, the White House has said.
President-elect Donald Trump was hit with a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality television show "The Apprentice" who had previously accused him of sexual misconduct.
Gambia's Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency just two days before he was due to step down, as British and Dutch travel agencies scrambled to evacuate thousands of tourists.
Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester today said that experts will continue analyzing data and scrutinizing debris washing ashore from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a bid to narrow down where it crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.
At least one Israeli Arab has been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators in southern Israel during a court-ordered operation to demolish illegally built homes.
With anti-Muslim hate crimes and bigotry on the rise, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said communities that look different become easy scapegoats in times of insecurity and asserted that "discrimination diminishes us all".
The Secret Service agreed Tuesday to pay $24 million to settle a two-decade-old case in which more than 100 black agents have alleged that the agency fostered a racist culture and routinely promoted white agents over more qualified African-Americans, according to documents filed in court and interviews with representatives of both sides.