The seven students and one teacher from Otawara High School in Tochigi Prefecture were attending a climbing event in the town of Nasu when the incident happened on Monday at around 8:30 a.m.
The team discovered well-preserved dinosaur tracks that are so diverse, it almost covers the entire fossil record of dinosaurs found in west Australia.
This tourist spot and bunny sanctuary has dark roots in World War II.
A man who got lost in the Amazon forest for nine days claims he survive with the help from wild monkeys.
Instead of looking up, why not fly through the dazzling natural light show?
The largest diamond (968.9 carats) in the area was found in 1972 and sold for $2.5 million. Despite the rarity, Momoh surrendered the diamond to President Ernest Bai Koroma as a form of appreciation for all the development projects being implemented by the government in their area.
Many deem bullfighting as a cruel activity which puts bulls in the wrong light. Humane Society International (HSI) notes that there is an estimated 250,000 bulls killed every year in Europe for the bullfighting.
After nearly a year of restoration efforts, the burial place of Jesus opens its doors in Jerusalem. However, scientists fear it stands on shaky ground.
Amid a new Al-Qaeda terror threat, the British government announces it will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations --- Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
In efforts to clean up the sacred rivers, India has declared Ganges and Yamuna the status of living entities.
The palm-fringed paradise is hoping more tourists will help turn things around for their vulnerable nation.
A strange zigzag pattern that appeared few days ago in Iceland's Lake Thingvallavatn has gotten the scientists attention.
As the International Day of Happiness rolls around, the annual World Happiness Report is released by the United Nations with Norway topping the list followed by Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland.
The famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking expressed his delight after Richard Branson offered him a seat on a Virgin Galatic flight bound to space. Hawking said when he received the offer, he accepted it immediately.
While the rest of humanity is celebrating St. Patrick's Day on Earth, astronaut Thomas Pesquet commemorated this day by capturing magnificent pictures of Ireland and the planet from space.