Evangelical preacher Emmanuel Momoh prayed for five years that he would discover the diamond he needed to pull his family out of poverty in eastern Sierra Leone.
Salvage operators were preparing to move South Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry on to another vessel to transfer it to port Friday, nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives.
French centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote.
Two years to the day after the deadly Germanwings crash in the French Alps, the father of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz will hold a press conference Friday to dispute that his son deliberately downed the plane.
Before he staged a professional comeback last week, the rapper Kayem had disappeared from public life for two years.
Taiwan’s constitutional court began hearing a landmark case Friday that could make the island the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage.
Trump at the wheel of a big rig? Yes, it happened — at the White House.
The man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman in Wednesday’s deadly assault outside Britain’s parliament has been identified by police as 52-year-old former convict Khalid Masood.
Battered by an economic crisis, Venezuelans are used to waiting in long lines for scarce goods, but many found themselves queuing Thursday for something the ailing oil giant was supposed to have in spades: gasoline.
The UN Security Council on Thursday “strongly condemned” a recent North Korean missile test and ballistic missile engine test, denouncing Pyongyang’s “increasingly destabilizing behavior.”
A spike in water temperature lasting only days bleached all the coral in a South China Sea atoll, and killed 40 percent of the tiny organisms within weeks, researchers reported Thursday.