Six more people were hauled out of the sea after a ferry sank in the Philippines with dozens onboard, officials said Saturday, as navy divers were called in to hunt for survivors.
A proposed Nicaraguan waterway rivaling the Panama Canal would cause an environmental disaster threatening drinking water supplies and fragile ecosystems, conservationists said Friday.
An average 61 out of 1,000 infants in India do not survive until their fifth birthday with 80 percent of deaths occurring in the first two years of life, a survey has said.
A Philippine hacker has posted online what he claimed to be the president's personal mobile telephone numbers, with Benigno Aquino's spokesman Saturday denouncing the act as "cyber vandalism".
A lost medieval city that thrived on a mist-shrouded Cambodian mountain 1,200 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists using revolutionary airborne laser technology, a report said Saturday.
An oak cradle designed to resemble a Gothic cathedral is headed from Poland to London for the July birth of the first child of Prince William and his wife Kate.
An 11-year-old New Zealand boy was reported Saturday to have fathered a child with the 36-year-old mother of a school friend, raising questions on why women cannot be charged with rape in the country.
Turkish protesters occupying an Istanbul park held talks Friday to discuss their next move after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to suspend the site's controversial redevelopment in a bid to end two weeks of deadly anti-government unrest.
Britain's Prince Philip is doing "much better", his son Prince Charles said after visiting the 92-year-old in hospital on Friday, one week after he underwent exploratory surgery on his abdomen.
An overcrowded ferry which was packed with dozens of people and livestock capsized Friday in the Indian state of West Bengal, killing at least two and leaving 25 others missing, officials said.