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Revellers wear costumes during the Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade in Tokyo on Sunday. Thousands of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders (LGBT) and their supporters participated in the parade to celebrate LGBT lifestyle and denounce prejudice and discrimination against sexual minorities.

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Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights.

The military said it carried out the strike after troops saw "a group of armed terrorists" approach the border with an explosive intended to target Israeli…

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In a new documentary, Russian President Vladimir Putin says intercepted calls showed that the U.S. helped separatists in Russia's North Caucasus in the 2000s, underscoring his suspicions of the West.

The two-hour documentary, which aired Sunday on the state-owned Rossiya-1 TV channel, is dedicated to Putin's 15 years in office.…

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The South African government reacted angrily Sunday to Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador from Pretoria over a wave of mob attacks on African migrants that killed at least seven people.

"We are not sure which actions or behavior of the South African Government the Nigerian Government is protesting," the…

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I have friends with unusual abilities. Some can easily chat when they’re standing 50 meters apart, with no assistance from any form of electronic device; others can mix a drink to order in pitch darkness, with no need for any form of artificial light.

I got to know these people…

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French police have detained three people in an investigation into an alleged plot to attack a church near Paris, authorities said Sunday.

The three are suspected of possible links to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the chief suspect in the thwarted attack. The investigation has revived security concerns in France, tense after…

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Australia remains one of the most popular tourist destinations for Japanese travellers. In 2014, about 340,000 Japanese visited Australia, generating more than $1.3 billion in total expenditure, according to Tourism Australia.

Tourism Australia conducts campaigns for the Japanese market each year, ranging from restaurant promotions (most recently an Australian-inspired feast…

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Traditional festivals and amazing fireworks displays take place all across Japan during July and August. Plus, it looks like there’s a new annual summer event now, as the city of Yokohama is going to once again be overrun by Pikachus this year, and this time it sounds like all 1,000-plus…

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There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

U.N. spokeswoman Orla Fagan, who is heading to Nepal, said preventing the spread of disease is one of the most important…

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