Prosecutor tells SC to probe Rousseff

Brazil's top prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to open an investigation of President Dilma Rousseff for trying to obstruct a massive corruption probe...

Press Freedom Day comes amid challenges

Verbal attacks by presidential candidates in the U.S., new security laws in Europe and increased surveillance of information are some of the new challenges...

Argentine court probes ex-president

An Argentine court has asked a judge to look into accusations of illicit enrichment against leftist former President Cristina Fernandez, state press agency Telam...

Second refugee in Nauru sets herself on fire

A second refugee at an Australian detention center on the island of Nauru set herself on fire, just days after another man died from...

Talks to extend lull in fighting to Aleppo

Russia said on Sunday talks were taking place to include Aleppo in a temporary lull in fighting declared by the Syrian army in some...

Yemen says peace talks suspended

The Yemeni government suspended direct peace talks to end the country's civil war on Sunday after the Houthi movement and its armed allies seized...

IS boosts attacks in Syria and Iraq

Islamic State attacks have increased this year, particularly in Iraq and Syria as the group responds to substantial territorial losses, a U.S.-based analysis firm...

State of emergency declared in Baghdad

Protesters stormed Iraq’s parliament Saturday in a dramatic culmination of months of demonstrations, casting uncertainty over the tenure of the country’s prime minister and...

At least 12 killed in Kenya building collapse

Hours after a residential building collapsed in a heap of rubble in Kenya's capital, a man emerged, triumphant, holding up a baby wrapped in...

Egypt puts on trial 237 activists

Egypt put on trial 237 activists arrested for protesting against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, judicial sources said on Saturday, the first court cases after...

Anti-Trump protests break out in California

Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to...

Helicopter crashes off Norway coast

A helicopter ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea on Friday, apparently killing all 13 people on board, rescue...

Muslim leader in India under fire

The leader of the only South Asian Muslim community known to practise female genital mutilation (FGM) came under criticism on Friday by campaigers who...

Syria air strikes kills doctors and children

Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a...

US military punishes 16 over bombing

The U.S. military will announce on Friday that has it taken disciplinary action against 16 service members over a deadly Oct. 3 air strike...

Former Nazi guard to break silence

A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany over accusations that he was an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people...

Paris attacks suspect extradited to France

Salah Abdeslam, thought to be the only direct participant in November’s Paris attacks to have survived, was handed over to France by Belgium on...

US teen with replica pistol shot

A 13-year-old boy armed with a replica handgun was shot and wounded by a Baltimore police officer Wednesday afternoon, police said. The unidentified teen, who...

Zeid condemns Burundi assassinations

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday condemned the increasing number of attacks against high level officials in Burundi,...

North Korea to open ruling party congress

North Korea said on Wednesday its ruling Workers' Party would hold a congress from May 6, ending its silence on the date of the...