UN Official Wants CIA Torture Prosecution

The top UN special investigator declared Wednesday that the senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture under President George W. Bush should...

Is OPEC Collapsing as Oil Falls to $50 a Barrel?

The Opec oil cartel no longer exists in any meaningful sense and crude prices will slump to $50 a barrel over the coming months...

LISTEN: What is Religion? Part 1 (Understanding World Religions #2 with Daniel Whyte III)

(Download/Listen to MP3) Welcome to the "Understanding World Religions" podcast. This is episode number 2. My name is Daniel Whyte III, president of Gospel...

WATCH: TIME Magazine Selects Ebola Fighters as the People of the Year

They risked and persisted, sacrificed and saved. Editor Nancy Gibbs explains why the Ebola Fighters are TIME's choice for Person of the Year 2014 Not...

France Accused of ‘Totalitarian Secularism’ After Having Nativity Scene Removed

A row has broken out in France after a court ruled that a nativity scene must be removed from a council building in La...

ISIS Making Inroads Into Nation of Jordan

Jordan is starting to face a growing threat from Islamic State (ISIS). Located on Israel's eastern border, the small nation is one of the...

Christmas Trees Around the World

The holiday season is officially here, and cities around the globe are celebrating by erecting brightly-lit trees in parks and city squares. See the...

Israel Indicts American Christian Man Who Allegedly Plotted to Bomb Muslims Holy Sites in...

An American Christian who passed himself off as an ex-U.S. Navy SEAL faces charges in Israel of trying to blow up Muslim holy sites...

Moldova Arrests 7 People Suspected of Smuggling Uranium from Russia to Make a "Dirty...

Police in Moldova said on Tuesday they had detained seven people suspected of smuggling radioactive Uranium-238 on a train from Russia, a substance they...

ISIS Terrorists Train 10-Year-Old Children to Kill Using Assault Rifles In Syria and Iraq

Chilling new images have emerged from inside Islamic State-run terrorist training schools in Syria, showing child soldiers being trained to kill using assault rifles. Dubbed...

U. S., NATO Forces Mark End of Mission In Afghanistan

The U.S. and NATO closed their combat command in Afghanistan on Monday, more than 13 years after invading the country in the wake of...

ISIS Warns Radioactive Device is Now Somewhere in Europe

An alleged weapons maker for the Islamic State (IS) claimed that a “radioactive device” has been smuggled into an undisclosed location in Europe, according...

French Hostage, Serge Lazarevic, Freed in Mali

A French hostage seized in Mali more than three years ago, Serge Lazarevic, has been released, French President Francois Hollande announced. Mr Lazarevic was snatched...

Israel’s Parliament Dissolves Amid Political Turmoil

Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve the nation's parliament Monday amid mounting political upheaval. The bill dissolving the 120-seat Knesset passed with 93 votes in favor....

Hong Kong Protesters Brace for Clearance

Hong Kong's protesters are bracing for the clearance of parts of their main occupation camp, after an injunction paved the way for officials to...

Police in Hong Kong Threaten to Shut Down Democracy Protest Camp

Police warned Hong Kong pro-democracy activists that they have until Thursday to leave a sprawling protest camp which has blocked traffic in the Chinese...

Anti-ISIS Coalition Pledges 1,500 Ground Troops to War Effort

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants has pledged to send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq, a top US commander has said. Lt...

Chuck Hagel Arrives in Baghdad to Talk with Iraqi Officials

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday to consult with Iraqi government officials and confer with U.S. commanders about the campaign...

Egypt’s Homosexual Community Under Fire From Local Authorities

Egyptian police have raided a bathhouse in central Cairo and arrested 33 men on suspicion of "debauchery" - a charge that has been used...

WHO: Halving of Malaria Deaths ‘Tremendous Achievement’

Global efforts have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, the World Health Organization says. It says between 2001 and...