Egypt finds human remains from plane crash

Egypt said on Friday that its navy had found human remains, wreckage and the personal belongings of passengers floating in the Mediterranean, confirmation that...

Gun-wielding man shot near White House

A U.S. Secret Service agent shot a man who brandished a gun near the White House on Friday while President Barack Obama was out...

Six killed in suspected Boko Haram raid

Six people were killed on Friday in a village in southern Niger in an attack thought to have been carried out by Boko Haram...

Egypt fears terror attack over plane crash

An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean on Thursday in a crash that...

Taiwan inaugurates first woman president

Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as Taiwan's first woman president on Friday, with the export-driven economy on the ropes and wary Communist Party rulers...

Jayalalithaa hails people’s faith in AIADMK

Poised for a successive term in office with her party establishing clear leads in over 125 seats, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on...

Chinese jets intercept US military plane

Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on...

Venezuela blocks anti-Maduro protesters

Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas at protesters in Caracas on Wednesday amid nationwide rallies demanding a recall referendum to end President Nicolas Maduro's...

Nigerian schoolgirl rescued after two years

A Nigerian teenager kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago has been rescued, the first of more than 200 girls seized in...

Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop...

Yemen suspends participation in peace talks

The Yemeni government on Tuesday suspended its participation in U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Kuwait and said it would only return if its opponents, the...

China sends graft inspectors to armed forces

China's Central Military Commision, the country's top military leadership body, has dispatched corruption inspectors to the armed forces and its military academies to conduct...

Pope criticizes West over Iraq and Libya

Pope Francis criticized Western powers for trying to export their own brand of democracy to countries such as Iraq and Libya without respecting indigenous...

Cuba, US draw up roadmap for talks

Cuba and the United States aim to reach new agreements on cooperation in law enforcement, health and agriculture over the coming months, a senior...

Australia defers backpacker tax hike

Australia will review a planned tax hike for foreign travelers who work in the country, following complaints from farmers in the lead up to...

Colombian police seize 8 tonnes of cocaine

Colombian national police confiscated 8 metric tons of cocaine along the border with Panama, the government said on Sunday, in what may be one...

Islamic State on the defensive says US

Islamic State has not gained significant ground since it took the Iraqi city of Ramadi a year ago, which it then lost in December,...

FARC rebels agree to free minors

Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels on Sunday agreed to a roadmap for children under 15 to leave guerilla encampments and re-integrate into civil...

Police find pig’s head outside Merkel’s office

Police found a pig's head bearing a written insult against German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the entrance to her constituency office in the northeastern...

Trump accused of bad behavior with women

Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior...