12 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Attacks by pro-Russian Separatists Before Elections

Ukrainian soldiers were killed and injured in rebel attacks at several locations in the east as the government in Kiev accused Russia of seeking...

Troubled Chinese Region Hit With Biggest Terrorist Attack in Years; 31 Killed, 94 Wounded

Explosives hurled from two vehicles which ploughed into an open market in China's troubled Xinjiang region killed 31 people on Thursday, state media reported,...

Pope Francis Visits the Holy Land as Some Lament the Dwindling Numbers of Believers...

Pope Francis will arrive this weekend in the land where Christianity was born — and where Christians are disappearing. This ancient community has dwindled to...

Thai Army Stages Coup to Restore Order and Push Through Reform

Thailand’s military officially took control of the country Thursday, two days after the army chief imposed martial law. Thailand’s army chief, Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha, flanked...

6 Iranian Dancers Who Made Video of Pharrell’s “Happy” Song Are Freed After Supportive...

Six Iranians arrested after a video of them frolicking to the hit song “Happy” went viral were released after President Hassan Rouhani tweeted his...

In Brazil, Soccer Players Invoke God and Jesus as Country Experiences Major Religious Shift

When the hosts of the 2014 World Cup take on Croatia in the opening match of the tournament on June 12th, God will also...

Libyan Prime Minister Refuses to Step Down as Armed Conflict with Rogue General Intensifies

The former general who is leading an armed uprising in Libya proposed Wednesday that an emergency government be named to a resolve what may...

China Wants New Security Cooperation Structure for Asia

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed on Wednesday a new concept of Asian security which analysts said bears significant implications for regional stability and the...

U.S. Deploys Around 80 Military Personnel to Help Find Stolen Nigerian Girls

The United States has deployed about 80 military personnel to Chad in its effort to help find and return more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls...

Russian Prime Minister says Obama is Pushing the World to a Second Cold War

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Moscow and Western powers are on the brink of a new Cold War over the crisis in...

Prince Charles says Putin’s Actions are Similar to Hitler’s

Prince Charles has sensationally likened Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler. In a withering verdict on the actions of the Russian president in Ukraine, he told...

China and Russia Sign Huge Gas Supply Deal

China and Russia signed a $400-billion gas supply deal on Wednesday, securing the world's top energy user a major source of cleaner fuel and...

Brazilian Street Artist Makes Point With Viral Image: Country Spends Billions on World Cup...

Three weeks before the opening game of the 2014 World Cup, the tournament already has an iconic image. And FIFA is not going to...

Swiss Court says the Nazi Salute Is Perfectly Fine

A Nazi salute isn't illegal racial discrimination provided it's intended as a personal statement, Switzerland's top court ruled Wednesday.The Federal Tribunal's ruling, entitled "Hitler...

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Sentenced to 3 Years In Prison

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for corruption. His sons, Alaa and Gamal, received four-year sentences. The three were...

Heavy Fighting and Explosions In Tripoli, Libya Kill 2

At least two people were killed when heavy fighting erupted near the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Wednesday, two days after gunmen stormed parliament...

In a Blow to the West, Russia and China Ink Huge Gas Deal

China and Russia signed off on a huge gas deal worth as much as $400 billion Wednesday that heralds a pivot east for Russian...

Man Who Tried to Help Stranded Motorists Gets Beaten and Carjacked

Kelowna resident Robert Polyak was getting ready to help a carful of people he believed to be in need, when he instead found himself...

WATCH: Young Iranians Arrested for Making Video with Pharrell’s “Happy” Song

A group of Iranian fans who created a tribute to Pharrell Williams' hit song Happy have been arrested. The video shows three men and three unveiled...

Narendra Modi Officially Appointed as Prime Minister of India, Will be Sworn-in on May...

Marking the arrival of a new era in Indian politics, Narendra Modi was on Tuesday appointed Prime Minister, who said the elections have kindled...