A rescue operation is under way after a US destroyer was damaged in a collision with a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the US Navy said, in the second accident involving an American warship in two months.
US President Donald Trump late Sunday tweeted his “thoughts and prayers” to the sailors aboard a US destroyer that collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 missing and five injured.
A British-Australian boy aged seven who had been reported as missing by his grandfather was killed in the vehicle rampage in Barcelona, his family and Spanish officials said Sunday.
More than 750 people have died in floods across South Asia, officials said Monday, with monsoon rains also causing the deaths of hundreds of animals, including rhinos and a tiger.
Elon Musk is leading demands for a global ban on killer robots, warning technological advances could revolutionise warfare and create new “weapons of terror” that target innocent people.
North Korea warned Sunday that the United States will be “pouring gasoline on fire” by conducting an annual war game in the South next week amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.
One of Australia’s top Catholics has warned the church’s thousands of employees it will only tolerate traditional views on marriage, as the country prepares for a vote on whether gay couples can wed.
A Swedish journalist missing since August 11 after interviewing the inventor of a huge do-it-yourself submarine died in an accident on board the vessel and the inventor buried her at sea, Danish police said Monday.
Colombians in the city of Itagui hauled mattresses and hammocks into the streets Sunday to mark the annual “World Laziness Day,” a quirky effort to urge overstressed workers to slow down.
Tamara Makarovna spends her afternoons sitting in a dilapidated armchair upstairs in her care home, watching an old TV set and talking to her neighbours.
Emergency crews searched mangled carriages Sunday for any further victims after a train crash in northern India killed 23 passengers, the fourth major accident this year on the crumbling network.