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More than a dozen bodies were unearthed in a troubled region of southwestern Mexico where the military also engaged in a deadly firefight that killed one person.
An elderly lady lay dead in her inner city home for nearly eight years before her skeletal remains were found, an inquest heard Thursday, in a case dubbed "the woman Sydney forgot" by local media.
Canadian authorities on Monday called off a search for remains in the rubble of a Quebec retirement home ravaged by a fire that killed at least 28 people.
Indonesian officials searched through thick ash for bodies Sunday after Mount Sinabung volcano erupted, killing at least 15 people.
At least 36 people were killed Sunday in regime air strikes and aerial attacks with explosive-packed barrels on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
The press office of the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior posed a video of the shocking warfare-like protest.
More than 50 pilot whales beached themselves Saturday on the same remote New Zealand coast where another 52 whales have either died or been put down in the past two weeks.
The body of the wife of an Indian minister, found dead in a luxury hotel days after accusing her husband on Twitter of being unfaithful, was moved to a hospital Saturday for an autopsy.
Laos said Friday at least 17 bodies had been recovered after a plane plummeted into the Mekong River killing all on board in the country's worst known air disaster.
Philippine divers have recovered more dead bodies from a ferry that sank after colliding with a cargo ship, raising the death toll from the incident to 108.
The Red Cross said Friday it had found some 78 bodies in the streets of the Central African Republic's capital since it fell to rebels last weekend, as jittery residents waited to hear about a new government.
Algerian troops reportedly found the bodies of 25 hostages and captured five kidnappers at a remote gas plant after a bloodbath of captives that France called an "act of war" by Islamist militants.
The bones of nine people were found in desert graves in violence-plagued northern Mexico, raising the number of remains found there since the weekend to 20, authorities said Monday.
The bullet-riddled bodies of 16 men were found Monday inside an abandoned van in a western Mexico region mired in drug violence.
The horrific massacre of a British-Iraqi family in the French Alps dominated the front pages of Britain's newspapers on Friday with the performance of French investigators coming under the microscope.
A woman's headless torso was found at the base of the Niagara Falls, Canadian police said Thursday, ruling out any links to a similar body parts case in Toronto.
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