Soaring temperatures worldwide made July the Earth's hottest month in modern times, setting a new high mark for global heat.
"Gangnam Style" star Psy acknowledged that he could never repeat the phenomenal global success of his 2012 hit, but said he was perfectly happy being "just another" K-pop artist.
Adele shattered a record with her long-awaited song "Hello," which became the first track downloaded more than one million times in a week in the United States.
Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-reigning monarchs, both came to the throne young yet remained a steady presence through eras of dramatic change.
Ilya Iliyn, Kazakhstan's most celebrated weightlifter, has authored another World Record.
Japan's state-of-the-art maglev train clocked a new world speed record in a test run near Mount Fuji.
Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend of a new iPhone model, delivering 10 million in three days and boasting it could have sold more.
Apple's website was swamped in what appeared to be a record-setting buying binge fueled by smartphone buyers' desire for large-screen iPhones.
Two-time Olympic Champion in weightlifting and the Olympic and world record holder Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan has once again beat his record in clean and jerk.
A film depicting a famous 16th century naval victory against Japanese invaders has set records at the South Korean box office.
A pair of mangoes grown in southern Japan sold Thursday for a whopping 300,000 yen ($3,000), a record price for the fruit's first auction of the season, Kyodo News reported.
The MEGA Almaty mall opening in Kazakhstan saw the Guinness record by number of cooked and eaten baursaks.
The AIBA World Boxing Championship Almaty 2013, to be held in Kazakhstan, has set a new record of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) by the number of the participants.
The final batch of taped conversations secretly recorded by US president Richard Nixon and then used to help bring him down during the Watergate scandal were released on Wednesday.
Kazakhstan's smallest woman has set a record and become a master of sports in powerlifting at the National Paralympic Spartakiad.
Kazakhstan entered the Top 20 of best teams at the Universiade in Kazan.
US daredevil Nik Wallenda became the first man to cross the Grand Canyon on a tightrope Sunday, completing his latest record-breaking feat in just under 23 minutes.
Record-breaking US daredevil Nik Wallenda hopes to make history again this weekend by walking across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, 1,500 feet above ground over the world-renowned landmark.
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his ascent of Mount Everest, his website said, in a bid to become the oldest man to reach the roof of the world.
He's at it again. The US tightrope artist who crossed Niagara Falls last year will try to do the same at the Grand Canyon -- but this time much further up and without a safety harness.
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