Officials have revised the earlier figure of 174 deaths
Separatists in Indonesia's restive eastern province of West Papua have shot dead at least four people, police said Friday, identifying the victims as construction workers on a controversial and long-delayed road project.
Far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and leftist front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attracted thousands of supporters to their final campaign rallies Saturday in a last-ditch bid for votes on the eve of Brazil's polarizing presidential election.
A game that's easy to pick up and more accessible than tennis, pickleball is all the rage in New York, as the sport snags investors and grows increasingly professionalized across the United States.
At a samba bar in Rio de Janeiro, three university students are engaged in a vigorous political debate as they count down the days to Brazil's presidential elections.
Millions of people around the world are believed to suffer from long Covid yet little remains known about the condition -- though research has recently proposed several theories for its cause.
Does immigration threaten the unique culture of French-speaking Quebec? However controversial, the claim is being pushed hard by the Canadian province's ruling party, whose brand of identity politics looks set to deliver them a win at the ballot box next week.
Tulsi Tanti, the founder and chairman of Indian wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy Ltd, died on Saturday aged 64, the company said in a statement. Tanti, who was also the chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association, suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away the same day, the company said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said Tanti "was a pioneering business leader who contributed to India's economic progress and strengthened our nation's efforts to further sustainable development."
The body of renowned US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson, who died on Nepal's Manaslu peak, was cremated close to a Buddhist stupa in Kathmandu on Sunday.
The US suicide rate rose in 2021, particularly among young men, according to official data out Friday -- an increase that ends a two-year-decline.
Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong is noted for his “everyman persona”, said TIME in its TIME100 Next list of rising stars.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said it was "fun to be part of" Friday's pre-season opening win over the Washington Wizards in Japan, despite a rusty performance from the NBA champions.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha's success in a court case seeking to throw him out of office is the latest victory for the former army chief who has escaped unscathed from several legal skirmishes.
Babar Azam equalled India star Virat Kohli's record of the fastest man to 3,000 runs in cricket's shortest format as Pakistan scored 169-6 in the sixth Twenty20 international against England in Lahore on Friday.
Charles Leclerc clinched pole position at the 2022 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix qualifying, setting the scene to deny Max Verstappen of winning the overall title in the city-state.
Authorities say new figure released after cross checking data from 10 hospitals in the area
The Sumeru craftable weapons series are made with the new Midlander Billets instead of the Highlander Billets used by previous nations. Here's what we think of them.
As Pete Belinda and his wife slowly walked down a road outside Fort Myers Beach on the southwestern coast of Florida, they each dragged a large suitcase behind them.
The death toll of a suicide bombing on a Kabul classroom has risen to 35, the UN said Saturday, as Shiite Hazara women who bore the brunt of the attack staged a defiant protest against the "genocide" of their minority community.
Bodies strewn everywhere, a ceiling caved by blastwaves, classmates dragging each other to safety -- survivors of a suicide bombing in a Kabul study hall described scenes of horror after what should have been a typical exam.