Blast in Baghdad's Sadr City kills at least 16

January 02,2017, 16:16

At least 16 people were killed by a car bomb in a busy square in Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City district on Monday, while Islamic State attacks on military positions north of the capital killed 16 pro-government fighters

Carrie Fisher, 'Star Wars' Princess Leia, dies at 60

December 28,2016, 08:43

Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction before going on to tell her story as a best-selling author, died on Tuesday aged 60, her family said.

South Korea's President Park impeached in parliamentary vote

December 09,2016, 15:36

South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted overwhelmingly to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the country's first elected leader to be pushed from office in disgrace.