Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday called a general election for June 18, as opinion polls show her centre-left coalition trailing an opposition bloc bolstered by the success of the far-right.
The animal rights group, PETA, made a formal complaint in September 2014 against a sheep shearer in the far west of New South Wales after they had received a tip about the abuse of sheep.
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Saudi-led coalition warplanes killed 43 soldiers on Wednesday when they targeted a rebel troop headquarters in the Yemeni capital as the United Nations tried to reschedule postponed peace talks.
An American youth who appeared in MTV reality show "Catfish" last year was arrested for making a series of bogus "terrorist threats" against metro stations, trains and buses in the US capital.
The United States now launches a new investigation into suspected Islamic State group sympathizers almost every day, a senior official said, underscoring the increased threat posed by the jihadist group.
The US military accidentally shipped at least one live anthrax sample across the country to a commercial lab in Maryland and four workers were undergoing medical treatment as a precaution, officials said.
A substantial number of the 500,000 Holocaust survivors worldwide are suffering from poverty and need urgent help to live a dignified life in their last years, an advisor to the U.S. secretary of state said Wednesday.
A play by author Michel Houellebecq -- whose book imagining a Muslim-governed France stirred controversy -- will be staged as planned at a Croatian arts festival despite calls for its cancellation over security fears, the culture ministry said Wednesda...