Major explosions hit Brussels airport

Explosions tore through the departure hall of Brussels airport on Tuesday morning killing one person and injuring several others, the Belgian news agency Belga...

Obama spars with Castro over human rights

U.S. President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve human rights during his historic visit to the Communist-led island on Monday, publicly sparring with President...

Suu Kyi nominated to join cabinet

Myanmar's president-elect has nominated Aung San Suu Kyi to join the cabinet formed by her National League for Democracy (NLD), the speaker of parliament...

Gunmen attack EU military mission in Mali

Gunmen on Monday attacked a hotel in Mali's capital, Bamako, that had been converted into the headquarters of a European Union military training operation,...

Obama begins historic visit to Cuba

President Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday afternoon, a journey of only 90 miles from U.S. shores that took more than half a century...

US sends more troops to Iraq

More U.S. military troops are going to Iraq in the aftermath of an Islamic State rocket killing a Marine and seriously injuring others this...

Spain bus crash kills 13 exchange students

A bus carrying university exchange students back from Spain's largest fireworks festival crashed Sunday on a main highway in the northeast, killing at least...

Cities worldwide mark annual Earth Hour

Cities around the world turned out the lights Saturday evening to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, a global movement dedicated to protecting the...

Protesters block road to Trump rally

Donald Trump’s rally in the Phoenix suburbs on Saturday was briefly delayed as dozens of protesters carrying signs that denounced racism blocked an Arizona...

Militants kill 13 policemen in Egypt

Militants killed 13 Egyptian policemen in an attack Saturday on a checkpoint south of northern Sinai's provincial capital of el-Arish, the Egyptian Interior Ministry...

Plane crashes while landing in Russia

A passenger plane from Dubai with as many as 55 passengers on board crashed while landing in Russia Saturday morning, and the aircraft broke...

Hogan wins $115 million in sex-tape suit

A Florida jury on Friday awarded Hulk Hogan $115 million with the possibility of more after finding the Gawker website violated his privacy by...

Big crowds demonstrate in Brazil

With Brazil’s president and her predecessor embroiled in a growing corruption scandal, supporters of the governing Workers’ Party took to the streets in defiant...

IS committed genocide against Christians

Islamic State has committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shi'ite Muslims, the United States said on Thursday, a finding U.S. officials hope will bring...

EU to pitch migrant plan to Turkey

European Union leaders will try to convince Turkey's prime minister to help end Europe's migration crisis in return for financial and political concessions but...

Defiant North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile on Friday, which flew about 800 km (500 miles) before hitting the sea off its east...

US tightens sanctions on North Korea

The United States is imposing new sanctions on North Korea, blacklisting more than a dozen government officials, agencies and companies in a response to...

Kurds hope to establish a federal region

Syrian Kurdish parties are working on a plan to declare a federal region across much of northern Syria, several of their representatives said on...

Two suicide bombers attack Nigeria mosque

Two female suicide bombers detonated explosives on Wednesday morning in an attack on a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing 24 people and wounding 18. The...

Trump knocks Rubio out of race

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won a crucial nominating contest in Florida and knocked rival Marco Rubio out of the race on Tuesday,...