At least 25 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a packed government office in Zaria, northern Nigeria, on Tuesday, in a suspected suicide attack likely to be blamed on Boko Haram.
The BBC has revealed the details of its new pocket-sized computer that will be given away free of charge to all 11 and 12-year-olds in the UK as part of the organisation's initiative to get more children interested in computers and coding.
An Indiana woman's video rant against the Supreme Court's recent ruling legalizing same-sex marriage has gone viral, sparking condemnation and more than a few parodical remixes and rebuttals.
Firefighters in Saskatchewan are battling 112 wildfires that have now forced the evacuation of over 13,000 people, while in B.C., 180 wildfires are burning across the province, turning Vancouver's skyline into a surreal vision of Hades.
A migrant died on Tuesday trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel, a French official in the Pas-de-Calais region said. One of the six sections of the tunnel was closed for investigation and it was not yet clear how the migrant had died.
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Law enforcement agencies in New Mexico are complaining that a new state law that prevents them from seizing assets from people unless they are convicted of a crime is wreaking havoc on agency budgets.
Microsoft has announced that it is rebranding its Xbox Music streaming service to "Groove Music" ahead of the launch of Windows 10. The company cites consumer confusion about the use of the Xbox brand as the reason for the change.
Two Americans and a British man were gored and eight others hurt on Tuesday as runners dashed ahead of six half-tonne fighting bulls in a fast first running of the bulls at Spain's annual San Fermin festival.
A special "sin-free" social networking site has drawn 100,000 members in a month of operating. Created by a group of Brazilian Evangelical Christians, swearing and erotic content is banned and blessings, prayers and inspirational quotes encouraged.