Obama Returns to Indonesia for Family Vacation

From white water rafting in Bali to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. President Barack Obama's private family holiday is being closely tracked in...

French Police Investigate Possible Anti-Semitic Killing of Elderly Jewish Woman in Paris

French police are investigating whether the death of an elderly Jewish woman stabbed and burnt to death in her Paris apartment last week was...

ISIS Militants Seize Villages North of Aleppo City

Islamic State militants seized a string of villages from rival insurgents north of Aleppo city Friday, in a surprise attack that came despite intensive...

Israel Uses Bulldozers to Destroy Hamas

Israel said it widened its ground offensive early Sunday, sending more troops into Gaza after demolishing more than a dozen Hamas tunnels and intensifying...

Mike Pence Calls North Korea’s Failed Missile Test ‘a Provocation’

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday described North Korea’s failed missile test as “a provocation” that highlighted the risks plaguing both the region and...

Strong 5.6 Earthquake Shakes Buildings in Tokyo, Japan; Minor Damage Reported

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook buildings in Tokyo late Monday night. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was centered...

Israeli Officials Consider Tougher Measures to Stop Jerusalem Unrest

Israeli authorities are debating measures to curb rising unrest in Jerusalem, including a law that mandates “minimum punishments” for the throwing of rocks and...

Hagel Warns of “Dangerous Conflict” as he Butts Heads with Chinese Counterpart

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Chinese counterpart challenged each other over China's policy goals in the region during a meeting in Beijing...

12 Soldiers Killed in Attack by Yemeni Rebels in Hodeida

A Yemeni rebel attack killed 12 soldiers south of the battleground Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Friday, military and medical sources said. The...

Australian Archbishop Sentenced to House Arrest for Hiding Child Sex Abuse

An Australian archbishop was found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse but was spared jail time by the court and will serve 12 months...

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Japan

A powerful earthquake struck early Saturday off the coast of northern Japan -- rattling nerves in a region rocked three years ago by a...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with business representatives in Belfast, northern Ireland, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is traveling to Northern Ireland seeking support for her stalled withdrawal plan from the European Union. May plans to speak to business leaders and will also meet with Democratic Unionist Party chief Arlene Foster. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)

UK Prime Minister Promises No Return to Hard Border With Ireland

British Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders in Northern Ireland on Tuesday that she is seeking changes to the U.K.’s withdrawal agreement with...

Netanyahu’s New Government Takes Shape; PM Signs First Partners to Coalition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed up his first partners on Wednesday for a new coalition government, a lawmaker and spokeswoman said, putting him...

Decades After Catastrophic 1980 Eruption, Mount St. Helens is ‘Recharging’ Amid New Swarm of...

Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, after two months of increasing volcanic activity. Since its most recent eruption in 2008, there has been...

Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Reigning British Monarch

The Queen has thanked well-wishers at home and overseas for their "touching messages of kindness" as she becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch. Speaking in the Scottish...

Court Unanimously Removes South Korean President From Office

South Korea's Constitutional Court removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the...

Here We Go: WHO Drops Transgender Identity from List of Mental Disorders

The World Health Organization's international list of diseases is getting an update. In its revised International Classification of Diseases released Monday, the WHO removed transgender...

Avalanche in French Alps Kills 7 Climbers

An avalanche in the French Alps swept seven climbers to their deaths on Tuesday on one of the region's most popular routes, the prefect...

Exorcisms Making a Big Comeback Around the Worldwide

EXORCISM. It’s back. From the courtrooms of South Africa to the cornfields of heartland America, the battle for your soul has taken a decidedly...

Red Cross Says Israel Is Guilty of War Crimes

The European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), the international affiliate of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), on Monday blasted the...