An Indian man chopped off his index finger in desperation after voting for the wrong party in the country's national election.
Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine and voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party instead of its regional rival in Uttar Pradesh state on Thursday, his brother told AFP.Full Story
Banners “backing” Jon Snow, a main character in the blockbuster TV epic 'Game of Thrones', have appeared in several Beirut streets in a humorous show of support.
“Beirut's Residents Back Jon Snow in His Battle against the White Walkers”, reads one of the banners.Full Story
The burning of Harry Potter "magic" books by priests in Poland triggered a wave of protest in the majority Catholic country on Tuesday with critics making comparisons with totalitarian regimes and the Inquisition.Full Story
A "meteor" that tore across the Los Angeles skyline set Twitter alight with speculation it was a real life "Deep Impact".
A bright orange fireball that arced over Hollywood -- home of countless disaster movies -- sent people scrambling to capture the scene for social media -- even if it later turned out to be more fiction than fact.Full Story
It may be grating for some, but hip-hop is music to the ears of Switzerland's most famous cheese.Full Story
Widely mocked for calling Apple CEO Tim Cook "Tim Apple" to his face, President Donald Trump came up with an explanation Monday: it wasn't a gaffe, he was just being succinct.
Trump said his apparent slip-up at a White House roundtable with business leaders last Wednesday had been on purpose.Full Story
In a divided America where politics seems increasingly to get people's goat, a small town in Vermont has taken the concept to heart -- this week electing one as mayor.Full Story
Spanish police said Thursday they rescued an elderly man and woman locked up in a house, allegedly drugged and fed via a tube by a couple whose other "wards" died mysteriously.Full Story
President Donald Trump didn't have to change the menu Monday for his second hosting of college athletes at the White House this year: it was time to pile the table with fast food again.Full Story
A decision by German local authorities to impound a pug from an indebted family and hawk it on eBay was spiraling on Monday into a possible case for the courts.Full Story