Fire Safety Crisis in Great Britain Grows: Hundreds Evacuated in London After Buildings Are...

Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests....

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate & Political Prisoner Liu Xiaobo Dies at 61

Officials say China's most prominent political prisoner, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has died. He was 61. Liu had been hospitalized for advanced liver...

Pope Francis Urges Greater Global Commitment to Fighting Human Trafficking

Pope Francis is urging the world to show a greater commitment to fighting human trafficking, which he called “a form of modern slavery.” The pope...

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Accused of Assaulting Woman at South African Hotel

The wife of Zimbabwe's president has been accused of assaulting a young woman at an upscale hotel in South Africa, though she did not...

96 People Dead in Ongoing Myanmar Clashes

Myanmar’s government and advocates for the country’s Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority traded charges Sunday of killing civilians, burning down buildings and planting land mines,...

26 Dead After Boat Carrying Fleeing Rohingya Sinks in Bangladesh

Three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar have capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies of women and children have been recovered, officials...
FILE PHOTO: Iran's national flags are seen on a square in Tehran February 10, 2012. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File Photo

Iran Says 2 Americans Jailed for Alleged Spying Have Lost Appeals

Iran confirmed on Sunday that an appeals court had upheld 10-year jail terms against a U.S. citizen, two Iranian-Americans and a U.S. resident from...

At Least 123,000 Rohingya Have Fled Myanmar Due to Violence

At least 123,000 Rohingya have fled from western Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh since late last month, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as a...

Barbuda Declared Uninhabitable After Being Hit by Hurricane Irma

While Antigua escaped major damage from Hurricane Irma, its sister island, Barbuda, was not so fortunate. The island sustained widespread devastation with 95 percent of...

France Sending More Soldiers & Police to St. Martin After Hurricane Irma

France's government is sending hundreds more soldiers and police to restore order to the Caribbean island of St. Martin amid looting and chaos after...

Death Toll Rises to 90 After Earthquake, Hurricane Hit Mexico

Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part...

Hurricane Jose’s Looping Path Could Bring it Back to the U.S. and Bahamas

Hurricane Jose, sitting out in the Atlantic on Wednesday, is expected to make a slow clockwise rotation over the next 36 to 48 hours...

Explosion on London Underground Train Caused by Improvised Explosive Device is Being Treated as...

Britain was hit by another terrorist attack on Friday morning, when a crude device exploded on a crowded London Underground train, injuring several commuters,...

Boston College Student Says She is Praying for Her Attacker After She and 3...

Hours after a shocking acid assault on four American college students in Marseille, one of the victims showed extraordinary strength and compassion by taking...

Stanislav Petrov, Soviet Officer Who Saved the World From Nuclear War, Dies at 77

A Soviet officer whose cool head and quick thinking saved the world from nuclear war has died aged 77. Stanislav Petrov was on duty in...

Thousands of Mexicans Homeless After Deadly Earthquake

On rubber mats spread across a Mexico City recreation center, the Montero family cuddles under donated wool blankets, their first new possessions after abandoning...

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes North Korea Near Nuclear Test Site

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected in northern North Korea on Saturday afternoon, near the nation’s known nuclear test site, according to the U.S. Geological...

Venezuelan Professionals Becoming Prostitutes to Buy Food

At a squat, concrete brothel on the muddy banks of the Arauca River, Gabriel Sánchez rattled off the previous jobs of the women who...

Iraq Suspends International Flights To and From Kurdistan Region After Independence Referendum

Iraq's central government is to suspend international flights to and from the Kurdistan Region, as pressure mounts after Monday's independence referendum. Baghdad has said only...

Here We Go: UK Church Appoints Non-binary Transgender Man as Associate Pastor

A church in Britain has appointed a transgender man, who says he is neither exclusively male nor female, as a new associate pastor. The Rev....