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Rescuers plead for help as thousands stranded in flooded Kerala

Thousands of stranded people are awaiting rescue as monsoon floods continue to batter the Indian state of Kerala.

Putin on the Ritz: Russian president dances at foreign minister's wedding

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has shown off his fancy footwork as he limbered up for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas confirm engagement in matching Instagram posts

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have confirmed their engagement on social media.

Genoa collapsed bridge that left 43 dead to be rebuilt within eight months

The collapsed Genoa bridge that left 43 people dead will take just eight months to rebuild, its operator has said.

Olympic skier Bode Miller's wife shares picture of dying daughter

Olympic skier Bode Miller's wife shares picture of dying daughter

The wife of Olympic skier Bode Miller has shared a heartbreaking picture of her holding her dying daughter who drowned in a swimming pool.

Genoa bridge collapse: Victims' families blame former government at state funeral

Genoa bridge collapse: Victims' families blame former government at state funeral

Members of Italy's former government were jeered by the families of victims of the Genoa bridge collapse as four more bodies were found on Saturday.

Bodies of Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad 'were submerged in oil' for days

Bodies of Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad 'were submerged in oil' for days

The bodies of two little girls were submerged in crude oil days before authorities discovered them in Colorado, court documents reveal.

Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding before Merkel meeting

Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding before Merkel meeting

Vladimir Putin doesn't make a habit of dropping in on foreign politicians' weddings.

Ex-UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies: World mourns 'great leader'

Ex-UN secretary-general Kofi Annan dies: World mourns 'great leader'

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died at age 80.

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?

It is a relationship "sweeter than honey". One is an "irreplaceable all-weather friend" and together, they are "iron brothers".

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87-year-old woman tasered by US police while cutting dandelions in Georgia

87-year-old woman tasered by US police while cutting dandelions in Georgia

Police who tasered an 87-year-old grandmother while she was collecting dandelions say they did so "rather than using deadly force".

Genoa bridge collapse: 'Buried daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive'

Genoa bridge collapse: 'Buried daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive'

In an Italian chapel this lunchtime, four friends were remembered together; mourned together.

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