Government officials say 21 tribal policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban have been found shot dead in northwest Pakistan.
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While all eyes in the United States are currently on the fiscal cliff and the debt ceiling debates, this article contains links to eleven domestic and global hotspots that could be very much in the news in 2013!
I summoned courage to finally draw back the curtains and leaned cautiously through my open window into the warm night
In a country on the doorstep of western Europe and popular for sunshine holidays, an unusually bitter winter has hit isolated mountain villages, causing hardship not usually associated with Morocco.
The United Nations on Wednesday ordered more than 200 non-essential staff and families of other workers to leave Central African Republic because of a rebel offensive against the government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled the final extension of a new $25 billion oil pipeline to the Pacific that underscores the energy power’s gradual shift away from stagnant European markets.
A bitter cold spell in Russia has claimed 123 lives in the past 10 days, an official said Tuesday, with the unseasonably early freeze testing authorities in a country used to notoriously tough winters.
The official approval of Egypt's disputed, Islamist-backed constitution held out little hope of stabilizing the country after 2 years of turmoil and Islamist President Morsi may now face a more immediate crisis with the economy falling deeper into di
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Pope Benedict XVI said in his Christmas Eve mass on Monday that religion can be corrupted, leading to violence and wars, but refuted critics who claim that denying God’s existence would lead to peace.
While people around the world celebrate the arrival of Christmas, residents of a refugee camp in Haiti say hunger and want will mark the holiday, like every other day of the year.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he aims to repatriate tens of thousands of African illegal migrants and that the inflow into Israel from the Sinai peninsula has been brought to a halt.
The Chinese government is rapidly building a bigger, more sophisticated military. Here’s what they have, what they want, and what it means for the U.S.
Wealthy taxpayers' desire to flee tough fiscal policy has sparked a debate about patriotism and personal gain
The Wall Street Journal put together a list of its top 10 articles of 2012.
North Korea said on Friday that it had charged an American citizen detained there with committing “hostile acts against the republic,” a crime punishable by years in prison, at a time when the United States is pushing for new sanctions against the re
Peruvian scientists are reopening their research base in Antarctica after a five-year hiatus, a spokesman for the Peruvian Foreign Ministry said.
UN Committee, Amnesty urge Canadian government to take action
A second cruise liner hit by the norovirus vomiting illness has arrived back in the UK.
At least 17 people have been killed and more than 70 hurt in a car bomb attack on a market in the Khyber tribal area in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
The United States is often considered a world leader when it comes to deploying the latest biometric security and surveillance technologies. But it could have an unlikely new competitor: Ecuador.
Egypt’s main opposition bloc on Sunday alleged widespread fraud and called for mass protests after preliminary results showed supporters of a controversial draft constitution winning a solid majority in the first round of balloting.
A knife-wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes Friday, police said, the latest in a series of periodic rampage attacks at Chinese schools and kindergartens.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A knife-wielding man slashed 22 children and an adult at an elementary school in central China on Friday, state media reported, the latest in a series of attacks on schoolchildren in the country.
Officials say the gunman is dead and two guns have been recovered. A second suspect is in police custody, CBS News reported.
A triumphant North Korea staged a mass rally of soldiers and civilians Friday to glorify the country's young ruler, who took a big gamble this week in sending a satellite into orbit in defiance of international warnings.
Prof Ruggles believes some of the Nazca Lines were in fact not created to be seen at all, but to be walked in single file as part of a spiritual ritual.
Honduran lawmakers on Wednesday dismissed four Supreme Court judges who had declared unconstitutional a law designed to purge the country's police of corruption, deepening a conflict between the ruling party and the court.