A false rumor spread via the messaging application WhatsApp led to the brutal beating and murder of two men by a mob in a central Mexican town earlier this year, reports say.
In the first six months of the year, police recorded 39,332 knife crime offenses – a 12 percent increase over last year – the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported.
A Dutch businessman is making waves after he launched a legal battle to make himself legally 20 years younger – claiming he is a “young god” and that dating apps discriminate against him over his age.
China is reportedly developing a stealth combat drone that can “fly long hours, scout and strike the target when necessary" -- and, perhaps, fill a market vacancy for unmanned aerial vehicles that the United States has so far been hesitant to exploit.
A hand grenade-shaped belt buckle tucked inside a suitcase triggered train station evacuations and widespread rail service disruptions in two of Spain’s largest cities Wednesday.
A British swimmer became the first person to circumnavigate the whole of Great Britain – a 1,791-mile challenge that took him 157 days.
A fisherman was rescued Monday from the cliffside perch where he hid during a harrowing encounter with 50 aggressive grey seals on a Scottish beach, officials said.
Two man-eating female tigers were caught and killed in India this weekend – one crushed by villagers using a tractor and the other shot to death after being lured out of her hiding place with a bottle of Calvin Klein cologne, officials said.
A British couple allegedly forced a Polish man to work in exchange for food and held him captive against his will inside their garden shed for more than four years, authorities said.
A rap video critical of Thailand’s military government is making waves across the internet with more than 25 million views since it was posted last week.
A Christian woman in Pakistan on death row for nearly a decade after she allegedly contaminated a water jug -- an offense viewed as blasphemy in the Muslim country -- was acquitted by the country’s top court on Wednesday.
The freedom of speech does not extend to include defaming the prophet of Islam, the European Court of Human rights ruled Thursday.
The prime minister of Israel returned to the Jewish state Friday after a surprise and rare official visit to the Gulf state of Oman.
A 45-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly tried to steal one of the four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta from its display case at a British cathedral.
A researcher stationed at an Antarctica base was stabbed and injured by a colleague earlier this month after the attacker suffered an apparent emotional breakdown, reports say.
Twenty men in the United Kingdom have been convicted of raping and abusing more than a dozen teenage girls in the northern city of Huddersfield.
Israel's Supreme Court said Thursday an American graduate student stuck for more than two weeks in immigration limbo will be allowed to enter the country, ruling the woman's desire to study in the Jewish state undermined her previous support of an anti-Israel boycott campaign.
A British preacher who became ISIS' rock star radicalizer in the U.K. -- even working to convert believers behind bars -- was freed from prison Friday after serving less than half of a 5-1/2-year sentence.
The remains of a 62-year-old Vermont man were found inside a shallow grave about two hours from his rented home in Costa Rica, his family revealed this week -- but though one mystery is solved, the details surrounding Thomas Cook's death remain murky.
One of Spain’s most wanted drug lords turned himself in to authorities on Wednesday after he appeared in a music video seemingly taunting police.