A wild elephant has rampaged through a west Indian town, smashing homes and sending frightened residents running.
French authorities are working to rescue seven cave explorers who've been trapped overnight in a cave in the Pyrenees.
A major Brazilian daily says the Rio de Janeiro state governor wants to use money earmarked for an environmental fund to cover shortfalls in civil servants' pensions.
An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and was pulled from the snow, along with the bodies of nine other sold...
Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and that is forcing the European Union to consider creative solu...
Police in Tanzania say they are holding a total of nine suspects over the killing of a British helicopter pilot who was on an anti-poaching mission.
Volkswagen says its quality control chief is leaving the company.
Hurricane-force winds and huge waves are battering Britain's coastline as the country is soaked by a winter storm.
Much of China's population can expect sub-standard sleep after the country starts ringing in the Year of the Monkey.