The famous Chinese climber Wu Yongning, 26, known for recording dangerous climbing videos, died after falling from the 62 floor of the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, the capital of Huan Province on Nov. 8.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted on December 7 to the decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, calling it “momentous” and a “milestone.” Netanyahu was speaking at a diplomacy conference organized by the Israeli Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
The final hearing at a United Nations war crimes tribunal was dramatically halted Wednesday when a former Bosnian Croat military chief claimed to have taken poison. Slobodan Praljak yelled, "I am not a war criminal!" and appeared to drink from a small bottle, seconds after judges upheld his 20-year prison sentence for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s. Presiding Judge Carmel Agius had overturned some of Praljak's convictions but left his sentence unchanged. Agius quickly halted the hearing at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Indonesian authorities have ordered 100,000 people to evacuated from nearby areas after Bali's volcano, Mount Agung, started to spew huge plumes of ash early on Tuesday. Travelers hoping to make it off the island now find themselves stranded at the airport.
CTV footage captures the moment when a stranger pushes a 59-year-old woman into a train track at Yuen Long Station in Hong Kong. According to reports, the woman was taken to the hospital and suffered injuries to her jaw and the was arrested.
Meet Frida, this doggy boots and goggle wearing dog is a member of the Mexican Navy's canine unit and rescue team that is helping search for survivors after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rattled Mexico on Sept. 19, 2017. She also assisted in rescue efforts following the 8.1 magnitude earthquake that hit the country earlier this month.
Emergency services helped to rescue a man who had become trapped in a collapsed textile factory in Mexico City, after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the area, killing more than 200 on September 19. Genaro Lozano, who filmed these videos, said he overheard the man saying that more people were still alive in the building as he was being led away.
The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her. Dozens of buildings were toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people, but it was the rescue operation at the Enrique Rebsamen school that was seen as emblematic of Mexicans' rush to save survivors before time runs out. Helmeted workers spotted the girl buried in the debris early Wednesday and shouted to her to move her hand if she could hear. Hours later the crews were still trying to free her.