A plastic surgeon with celebrity status in Brazil is on the run after a patient died hours after he injected her buttocks to make them bigger.
A Gallup survey that routinely checks the US pulse on what Americans find to be the most pressing problems impacting their lives and the country found that almost nobody thinks the so-called Russiagate narrative is among the top issues.
One of the world's most influential women, Angela Merkel, is turning 64 on July 17. Over the years she has built an image of a skilled negotiator and pragmatic politician who doesn't fear unpopular decisions, such as her "open borders" migration policy. But there's more to her than meets the eye.
A Russian delegation stepped in to right a wrong perpetrated by the Trump administration, as UN and WHO officials offered no resistance to US demands supporting big business at the expense of infant health.
The hottest ticket on Earth right now is the realization that all-time heat records have been shattered around the world over the past seven days.
“You better shoot straight” warned United States Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) at a Los Angeles rally on Saturday, in response to new death threats, adding that “there’s nothing like a wounded animal.”
After his prank call to US President Donald Trump was successful in getting the leader on the line, comedian John Melendez tweeted late Friday that the US Secret Service had knocked on his door.
Police figures have revealed that serious crime soared in London over the past year, with the murder rate up by 44 percent and youth murder, personal robbery and home burglary all up by about a third, The Guardian wrote.
A 3-year-old toddler who fell into a river in a northwestern German town would have drowned had it not been for a Syrian migrant jumping in and saving the child from imminent death.
In the Caribbean coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia, Sputnik Mundo discovered a gigantic mansion once belonging to a drug cartel, which had been converted into unique lodging for tourists.
A microbiologist from the University of Leicester has come up with a comprehensive list of objects to steer clear of in public bathrooms to avoid deadly viruses and nasty infections.
The United Nations, in a particularly damning accusation, revealed that the separation of migrant children from their parents by the Trump administration “may amount to torture.”
NASA’s solar-powered rover Opportunity is facing one of the greatest difficulties of the 14-year mission on the surface of Mars, as a massive dust storm has turned day into night.
In an unprecedented legal first in the UK, a court order has been issued on a London-based drill group, banning the musicians from releasing songs or performing their music without first getting police permission, and placing ‘stringent’ limitations on their lyrical content.
In an unprecedented move for Thailand's royalty, recently-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn has moved to take direct control of his family’s considerable fortune, thereby making it taxable in the same way as are the finances of every Thai citizen.
Acclaimed globe-trotting Russian conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, who led many of the world’s greatest orchestras, has died at 87.
Eunice Gayson - who as Sylvia Trench in 007's 1962 debut, Dr No, played the first Bond girl - has died at the age of 90.
Online retail giant Amazon has been accused of destroying returned and as-new products in Germany, instead of responsibly repurposing much-needed resources.
Scholars are playing a guessing game over the identity of a sculptured portrait they discovered at a site mentioned in the Bible. The hairstyle of the ancient sculpture, which is uniquely preserved, offers a clue.
As Germany’s president on Sunday publicly asks for forgiveness for the long term suffering and injustice endured by gays due to repressive laws in Germany - both in the Nazi era and following World War II - a new scientific study has found that persons with low cognitive ability are more likely to be prejudiced against against same-sex couples.
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