Kidnappers free American missing in Syria since 2012

Al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria on Sunday freed an American writer missing since 2012 following what officials said were efforts by the Gulf Arab state of Qatar to win his release.

One missing, 4,000 displaced by storm in Dominican Republic

One person was swept away and 4,000 were displaced Saturday when heavy rains from a newly forming tropical depression slammed into the Dominican Republic, authorities said, warning the Bahamas was next.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Case dairy goes missing

The next hearing in Bollywood actor Salman Khan's infamous 2002 hit-and-run case has been adjourned till September 12, 2014. The Mumbai sessions court today ordered the IO (Investigating Officer) to be present in the court related to the case, and also asked for the filing of affadavit.

Thirteen tourists found alive, two still missing after Indonesia ship sinks

A small cruise ship carrying 20 foreign tourists and five Indonesian crew sank on Saturday night as it sailed between Lombok and Komodo islands. Indonesian authorities had said as many as 15 of the tourists were missing overnight.

Boat carrying 20 foreign tourists sinks in eastern Indonesia, 15 missing

Fifteen foreign tourists were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said.

Nepal floods kill at least 89 as cholera fears rise

Rescuers in Nepal struggled to recover bodies Sunday after monsoon rains swept away houses, killing at least 85 people and sparking fears of a deadly cholera outbreak, officials said.

Nepal says 123 missing in landslide are dead; toll 156

The landslide took place early Saturday at Mankha village in Sindhupalchok district.

18 missing as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh

At least 18 people were missing when a boat carrying them capsized in the Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh`s Mirzapur district, police said.

SC seeks WB reply on habeus corpus plea of missing Kolkata museum officer

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response of West Bengal government on a plea seeking to know the whereabouts of an officer of Kolkata`s Indian Museum who has been missing for the past one month after he pointed out alleged irregularities in the management of the museum.

Nepal landslide toll climbs to 23, scores still missing

Rescuers on Monday discovered 14 more bodies buried under tonnes of mud and trees following a massive landslide in northeast Nepal that is feared to have killed at least 150 people.

19 bathers drown, 4 missing in rough seas off Karachi: Officials

At least 19 bathers have drowned and four are missing in rough seas off Pakistan`s biggest city Karachi, officials said Thursday, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season.

Three killed, five missing in flash flood in China

At least three persons were killed and five others left missing in a flash flood that struck southwest China`s Yunnan province today, local officials said.

Six killed, 25 missing in China mudslides

At least six people died and 25 remained missing after mudslides triggered by rain hit two villages in China`s Yunnan province Wednesday, local authorities said.

Israel launches Gaza air strike after bodies of three missing teens found

Israel bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking at Hamas after finding the bodies of three missing teenagers whose abduction and killing it blames on the Palestinian Islamist group.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod goes missing on BA flight

Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod, which he has been playing for the last 45 years, has gone missing while he was returning to Delhi from London by a British Airways flight.

52 children missing from Kanpur, IG asks for report

As many as 52 children have gone missing from nine districts of Kanpur zone this year, prompting the Inspector General of Police to write a letter to the concerned officers, asking them to investigate the matter and submit a report by July 5.

Mystery of missing 50,000-strong Persian army solved

Scientists have solved one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times: The sudden disappearance of a large Persian army of 50,000 men in the Egyptian desert around 524 BC.

14 dead in Bulgaria flash floods

Flash floods in Bulgaria have killed at least 14 people, including two children, with others missing after torrential rains lashed the east of the country, authorities said today.

Sudanese staff of Irish aid group missing in Darfur

Two Sudanese employees of the Irish aid group GOAL are missing in the troubled Darfur region, a humanitarian source said on Friday.

27 missing, 14 dead in two boat missing off Malaysia

Malaysian authorities said Thursday 14 people had died and 27 others were still missing following two boat accidents at a time when many illegal migrant workers head home to Indonesia for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.