A man suspected of killing seven people in France has died in a frenzied shootout with police in his flat, ending a 32-hour siege.
Soldiers on Wednesday stormed the state TV and radio station in Mali, as fears of a possible coup gripped the country in the wake of a military mutiny which spread from a garrison in the capital to one thousands of miles away.
At least eight people including five militants have been killed and five others were injured in two separate incidents of violence in northwest Pakistan.
Peru has canceled a port call by a British navy frigate in solidarity with Argentina, citing the country's long-running dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands.
The Russian military must prepare to counter U.S. missile defense plans in Europe even as talks between Moscow and Washington are ongoing
This is something out of an Orwellian science fiction movie.
Diminishing sea ice in the Arctic could be a boon for international trade — both for heavy ships using the Northwest Passage, and now for speedier telecommunications via new fiber-optic cables.
North Korea has made advances towards defusing tension in the region, agreeing to allow the return of UN nuclear inspectors.
There is a horrific Dutch story out this week. In the 1950s, a boy named Henk Heithuis came forward to allege abuse by priests.
Political analysts say the launch, which would violate U.N. resolutions on the heavily sanctioned state, is aimed at boosting the legitimacy of its young new ruler Kim Jong-un who inherited power after his father's death in December.
A Brazilian court on Saturday barred 17 executives from Chevron and Transocean from leaving Brazil, pending criminal charges related to a high-profile oil spill last November.
South American nations on Saturday rejected British oil exploration in the disputed Falkland Islands, as tensions between the United Kingdom and Argentina escalate before the 30th anniversary of their war over the archipelago.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has decided to run for a seat in the Australian senate next year.
Egypt’s Islamist-dominated parliament voted to include 50 of its lawmakers in a 100-member panel tasked with writing a new constitution, with the remainder coming from other institutions.
Thousands of people have taken part in St Patrick's Day parades across Northern Ireland.
Brazilian prosecutors said Saturday they will file criminal charges against 17 executives of Chevron Corp. and drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. for a new oil leak near the offshore well where at least 110,000 gallons (about 416,000 liters) spilled
The 2012 Dubai Boat Show is currently going on and bringing in some of the largest and most exotic yachts from around the world.
Movie star George Clooney was led away in handcuffs after storming the Sudanese Embassy protesting the actions of the country's president Omar Al-Bashir, an alleged war criminal.
Syrian forces have captured the rebel stronghold of Idlib, while President Bashar Assad has set parliamentary elections for May 7. Political analyst Chris Bambery, however, believes the conflict is far from over.
ROME – Since the start of the month it has been illegal to die in Falciano del Massico, a village of 3,700 people some 30 miles from Naples in southern Italy.
U.S. drone aircraft struck twice in Pakistan’s unruly tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 15 suspected militants, including two senior commanders of the Pakistan Taliban, security and intelligence officials said.
The assault in Idlib, on the heels of the Homs advance, suggests the Syrian government is making headway against the poorly armed rebels.
Russia insisted yesterday that it would not halt arms shipments to Syria even as evidence mounts that the regime is committing crimes against humanity
A San Francisco federal judge has given Chevron a little less than a month to produce documents from the experts it tapped to undermine oil-contamination claims in Ecuador.
Brazilian prosecutors said on Tuesday they would file charges against a retired colonel over the disappearance of five guerrillas during the 1964-1985 military dictatorship, the first such case to be brought against any military officer from that era
A tour bus slammed into a tunnel wall in the Swiss Alps in a horrific accident that killed 22 school children and six adults returning to Belgium from a joyous ski vacation, police said Wednesday.
Egypt calls Israel its number one enemy, saying it will “revise all its relations and agreements” with Tel Aviv.
London Police may soon get access to water cannons, CS gas and even more Tasers as a means to tackle pesky troublemakers.
A bus carrying Belgian students crashed into a tunnel wall in Switzerland, killing 28 people, 22 of which were children.
Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Elizabeth have canceled speeches in Toronto, Canada out of concern that they would be set upon by people who oppose torture and want Cheney arrested.