Rescuers have recovered 17 bodies of civilians believed to have been killed by ISIL fighters holed up in Marawi City, a besieged community in the southern Philippines, officials said.
"The recovered cadavers are believed to be those civilians who were helplessly murdered by the terrorists," said Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera …read more
Millions of people in Nepal are going to the polls on Wednesday in the second phase of local elections to, despite threats from ethnic groups that oppose the elections. More than 162,000 security forces were deployed in the voting areas.
The local elections are being held for the first …read more
Turkish forces have retaliated with artillery fire overnight and destroyed Kurdish rebel targets in Syria after YPG fighters opened fire on Turkey-backed rebels in Syria's north, the military said.
A statement on Wednesday claimed that YPG gunfire on Tuesday evening targeted Free Syrian Army fighters in the Maranaz area south …read more
Campaign groups and legal experts have called on the UK to end arm sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies, warning that continuing to do so may be in violation of international law.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK (AOHR) said …read more
Exterior cladding on 120 high-rise buildings across 37 local authority areas in England has failed fire safety checks, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Wednesday.
Safety checks are continuing across the country following the Grenfell Tower blaze on June 14, which was apparently stoked by the building's flammable exterior …read more
China on Wednesday launched a new type of domestically built warship in its latest bid to modernise its military, state media said. The launch comes after China presented its first home-produced aircraft carrierin April.
Amid ongoing tensions in the South China Sea, Beijing is taking an increasingly assertive stance in …read more
A superstitious elderly passenger delayed a flight in Shanghai after throwing coins at the engine for good luck, a Chinese airline has confirmed. Police were called to Shanghai Pudong International Airport after a passenger noticed the woman's bizarre behaviour, apparently aimed at ensuring a safe flight, and alerted authorities.
"In …read more
Fossilised 'alien bones' are spotted on Mars by Nasa's Curiosity rover in latest bizarre conspiracy claim
UFO hunters claim to have found fossilised 'alien bones' on Mars after scouring through images taken by Nasa's Curiosity rover. The rover has been exploring the surface of the red planet since 2009 and all of its images are in the public domain.
But alien hunters claim two images taken …read more
Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are seeing an everyday phenomenon in a new light. By focusing laser light to a brightness one billion times greater than the surface of the sun — the brightest light ever produced on Earth — the physicists have observed changes in a vision-enabling interaction between light …read more
Google News has received a massive redesign on the web that focusses on readability and simplified navigation. Feature-wise, it has more personalization, while better highlighting different perspectives and fact-checking.
Leveraging Material Design, the web app looks much cleaner and less cluttered due to wider spacing. Stories are now displayed as …read more
Announced in a post on its Newsroom website, the ride-hailing service today is adding a new feature that allows Uber users to request a ride for their loved ones. Essentially, this means that an Uber user can request a ride and have the car sent to another location to pick …read more
Take a look at the making of the visually rich and intriguing video of 'Thunder,' from the band's latest album, 'Evolve.'
Also, check out the bandmates discussing the songs in the album here:
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Serena Williams was completely taken aback by her pregnancy, taking six home tests before believing she was expecting her first child, the tennis superstar told Vanity Fair magazine.
Williams, who poses nude on the cover of the magazine for its August issue, said she still had not come to terms …read more
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insisted the La Liga champions were yet to enter negotiations with Manchester United over forward Alvaro Morata.
Morata, 24, is believed to be set for a big-money move to Old Trafford this off-season as he looks for more playing time.
But Perez denied Madrid were …read more
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