World ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1

Top World News

Mia, an elementary school student at the IRIS Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired Youth, is sliding her finger on the tablet screen covered with a special grid. By following the vibrating points, she skillfully detects the shape of a square on the screen.

Six months of coughing and a debilitating fever was too much for Olivia Koburongo’s 86-year-old grandmother, whose body had been weakened by other age-related conditions. My grandmother, the 26-year old says, died of pneumonia that could not easily be diagnosed because of a lack of proper diagnostic equipment.

At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.

Latest World News

With just days to decide, Qatar on yesterday weighed an onerous list of demands by its neighbors as a way out of a regional crisis, and a top Emirati official warned the tiny country to brace for a long-term economic squeeze unless it is willing to acquiesce.

North Korea on yesterday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

Lawmakers from Hungary's governing parties on Friday approved legislation on political advertising which opposition parties say will limit their billboard campaigns while increasing the government's publicity advantage.

Brazil's agriculture minister says he will travel to the United States to try to reverse the American ban of beef imports from Latin America's biggest country.

The UN human rights office says it estimates that more than two years of intensified conflict in Yemen has killed nearly 5,000 civilians.

The Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops, the Philippine military chief said yesterday.

Doing good comes with great rewards.

With over 7,000 islands situated in the tropics of the Pacific, the Philippines boast having some of the best beaches in the world.

Merry doesn’t sleep much at night. In spite of this, she’s usually up before the sun, and then driven to work along with 11 of her colleagues.

For six years, a married homeless couple were separated and forced to live apart in Delhi, India.