The fire which took place in a slaughterhouse in Dehui, Jilin province in China, started in a workshop which had only 1 open door.
Thousands were forced from their homes and at least 9 were killed as floodwaters deluged swathes of Europe.
An alert bystander saved a dog after he was caught and dragged by his leash after it was caught in lift doors.
When a staff member was alone in the store, a shoplifter and her accomplice took at least 3 products from the Mt. Sapola store.
The behaviour of Chinese tourists have come under fire again after a teenage Chinese tourist scrawled his name on the walls of an Egyptian temple.
Before Photoshop was invented, illustrators were already modifying female bodies to make them look more ideal.
What was hip and cool in the 50s, such as hanging out in milk bars and playing music from a juke box, are almost non-existent now.
Chinese society is full of interesting customs such as bringing fruits when visiting a friend or relative's house.
El Salvador's two most powerful gangs sign a peace treaty and surrender knives & weapons.
One of the best things about getting to know more about your favourite celebrity is seeing them with their family.
Jessica Alba and other celebrities gave followers a peek into the happenings of social media's biggest event.
The awards recognises the most popular names on 11 of the world's top social media sites.
Between January 1 and May 8, 2013, 725 children in New Delhi were reported missing and are untraced.
Politicians can be a hard working lot and sometimes, even they need to let their serious guard down and pick up a pint.
With the same hairstyle and colour, and similar facial features, you won't be faulted for mixing up their names when they stroll down the red carpet.
Beatings and torture in police custody and detention without trial were common in China said Human Rights Watch.
There were technical glitches which caused the film to stop screening thrice, but the 800-strong audience stayed on.
Built in 1929, the historical theatre not only screened movies but was also home to cabaret performances & a food depot in WW2.
The brawl in Beijing's Gui Jie (Ghost Street) allegedly took place between Tibetan street vendors and Han restaurant owners.
A powerful storm system created tornadoes in the states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa, destroying homes, public buildings and vehicles.
Players from Spanish side Atletico Madrid arrived in the early morning of May 20, fresh from their Copa del Rey success.
His easy charm and image as a family man will ensure the brand will prosper long after the end of his playing days.
The wind had been taken out of the duck's sails leaving it looking like a floating fried egg.
PM Najib described his new Cabinet as a delicate balance of experienced hands & fresh blood, with a number of technocrats in the mix.
His makeshift brush is made with broom bristles and his canvas is the badminton court in front of Block 528. His medium: plain water.
Tokyo netizens have spotted an old man dressed in a sailor style school uniform who says he dresses so because it looks good on him.
Famous male celebs have cute doppelgangers in the animal kingdom.
Here are some of photos, whether professionally done or not, - the before and after shots of celebrities, using Photoshop.
Netizens give their 2 cents worth about a collection of Japan's supposedly most stylish men.
Sir Richard Branson made good on a bet to dress as an AirAsia stewardess and serve passengers on a KL-bound flight on May 12.
Some maintain their natural beauty, others enhance it with cosmetic surgery.
In these people's cases, some excess centimetres are causing them some problems.
Take a look at how the actions of her quick-thinking instructor saved their lives.
These photos are actually of two different people who just happen to resemble each other.
Dressed in mourning black, protesters gathered to denounce elections which they claim were stolen through fraud.
Ferguson, 71, has been in charge at Old Trafford for 26 years, guiding United to 13 Premier League titles and two Champions League crowns.
Whether or not it was done with good intentions or to annoy their pets, some look like they are plotting their revenge on their owners, while others seem to look really sad.
The women compete in different categories such as swimwear and candidates should show off their elegance when they introduce themselves.
These celebrities would have been spared the embarrassment if they had just put a little more thought into their outfits.
Bollywood is an addiction for many that attracts thousands of aspiring stars to the city of Mumbai.
She wore a short Bears uniform that revealed her toned abs and tight striped pants that showed off her body.
Did you know that sanitary napkins were once used as wound dressing? It's one of many household materials that came to their present use by accident.
China's knockoffs are apparently not limited to just fake branded goods - it can extend even to movie posters.
Star Wars fans came out in full force on May 4, which was marked by a comic book giveaway by Kinokuniya and GnB book store.
Barisan Nasional won 133 parliamentary seats at the 13th GE while Pakatan Rakyat scored 89 seats.
Some captions are so funny that even a non-fan can't help but be taken in by his charm.
Despite being shown to do her day to day activities, the show is getting under fire for being overtly suggestive.
Chinese and Bollywood beauties flaunt their sexy, toned bodies in real life as well as on-screen in their bikinis and one-piece swimsuits.
Some kick, scream, laugh and eat in their sleep, while others have taken to sleeping in bathtubs to get their much needed rest.
A Singaporean artist created a series of three-dimensional hyper-realistic works using acrylic paint and epoxy resin.
Left-handed people face a world of objects that are designed to make their life harder.
The plane encountered difficulties shortly after take-off and crashed onto the ground in a fireball.
Some journos try too hard to be witty, and some write headlines that are just plain weird, making you wonder how they ever got printed.
Hundreds of spectators initially cheered him on, but began screaming in horror when they saw him making desperate attempts to move forward.
She even tells them to 'jump to their deaths' if they cannot perfect their dance moves.
The blast, in a building near Prague's historic National Theatre, was believed to have been caused by a gas leak.
Obama poked fun at himself, his opponents, the news media & his wife's hairstyle at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Video footage shows a female figure in red appearing suddenly on a road in Hong Kong, causing netizens to speculate that it was a ghost.
These female Asian celebs were photographed bare-faced, giving you a chance to see them looking very different from the image they potray.
See who made the list of the most hated here.
Actress Xiang Yun posted a tribute in Chinese to Huang Wenyong on Facebook before his funeral.
A total of 27 consumer products, brands and services emerged winners in various categories at a red carpet award ceremony.
Throngs of tearful local TV stars turned up at Teochew Funeral Parlour at noon to send off his hearse.
He died of lymphoma - a type of blood cancer. His manager said that he'd been in and out of hospital over the past few months for treatment.
Several adult Chinese men kicked the boy in the head, dragged him and even stepped on his hands.
Local veteran actor Huang Wen Yong died on April 20 from lymphoma at the age of 60.
Humans are the ones who provide the power to turn these ferris wheels in India, similar to the way hamsters run on their exercise wheels.
Super Junior's Choi Si Won was posing for this photo with Andy Lau, when Jackie Chan playfully shows his face behind the two actors.
Aubrey Plaza rushed onto the stage while Will Ferrell was accepting the Comic Genius Award and attempted to take the award out of his hand.
A fight broke out in the valet area at Scott Garden, an entertainment and shopping venue in KL, where a woman took on the valet staff.
A five-storey building in Shanghai gets fitted with emergency evacuations slide, thanks to 70-year-old inventor Zhou Miaorong.
The stylish police thriller Cold War was hot at Asia's Oscars, winning nine awards including Best Film, in a hat tip to Hong Kong cinema tradition and savvy marketing.
Photos of children having fun at a summer camp in N. Korea shows that kids will enjoy themselves whenever there is sun and water.
A thief was photographed jogging behind a cyclist and stealing her phone by grabbing it with a pair of chopsticks.
The disturbing video shows the men combust while 1 manages to escape.