Train Accident in Seoul, S. Korea, Leaves Over 170 Injured

A train pulling into a Seoul subway station Friday smashed into the back of another train that had stopped for a mechanical problem, injuring...

Pro-Russian Rebels in Sloviansk Shoot Down Ukraine Army Helicopters

Pro-Russian rebels have shot down two of Ukraine's army helicopters during an "anti-terror" operation in the eastern city of Sloviansk, Kiev says. Ukraine's military said...

Five Killed as Libyan Militia Attack Security Headquarters in Benghazi

Five people were killed and at least 10 wounded when militiamen tried to storm Libyan government security headquarters in Benghazi, army officials said, triggering...

Ukraine says Forces Will Continue “Anti-Terror” Offensive in Sloviansk

Ukraine says its government forces are continuing an "anti-terror" operation in the eastern city of Sloviansk. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said one Ukrainian pilot had...

Malaysia, China, and Australia to Hold Trilateral Meeting on MH370 Search Operation

Come Monday, Malaysia, China and Australia will hold a trilateral meeting in Canberra, Australia to discuss the search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines...

May Day Event in Ukraine Turns Into Violent Street Battle

It looked peaceful at first. A few thousand locals carrying colorful balloons and flags, mostly communist or pro-Russian, came out to mark the first...

Ukraine Reinstates Conscription as Crisis Deepens

Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov has reinstated military conscription to deal with deteriorating security in the east of the country. The move, announced in a...

Has China Begun a ‘War on Christianity’? Church Buildings Demolished, Christian Statues Destroyed, and...

Holy statues depicting Biblical scenes including Jesus’ crucifixion have been destroyed, removed or "hidden" by authorities in a city known as China’s Jerusalem, it...

Chinese Destroy Beautiful Church Building, Exposing China’s Religious Tensions

The destruction of a towering church by Chinese authorities has sown fear in a thriving Christian community and highlighted tensions between a rapidly growing...

China to Conduct Naval Drills with Russia

China said on Wednesday it would conduct joint naval drills with Russia in the East China Sea off Shanghai in late May, in what...

Government in Ukraine Admits it is “Helpless” Against Uprising in Some Areas in Country’s...

Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov has admitted his forces are "helpless" to quell unrest driven by pro-Russian activists in the eastern regions of Donetsk...

Failure: Kerry’s Nine-month Quest for Peace Between Israel and Palestine Ends

Nine months after it began, the Obama administration’s marquee diplomatic effort to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians ended Tuesday with...

Most Planes and Ships Call it Quits in Futile Search for Missing Malaysian Plane

The intensive aerial search for surface wreckage from Flight MH370 officially ended today as the hunt was drastically scaled back, with ships also moving...

Thailand to Hold New General Election on July 20th

The Thai caretaker government on Wednesday agreed with the Election Commission (EC) to hold a new general election on July 20. The agreement was reached...

China Set to Overtake America as #1 Economy in the World This Year

China is poised to overtake the U.S. as the world’s biggest economy, while India has vaulted into third place, ahead of Japan, using calculations...

Amidst Violence, Iraqis Vote in First National Election Since U.S. Withdrawal

Iraqis voted on Wednesday in their first national election since U.S. forces withdrew in 2011, with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki seeking a third term...

Russia Claims Troops Have Moved Back to Permanent Bases, but NATO says it Sees...

NATO has seen no sign that tens of thousands of Russian troops are withdrawing from close to the Ukraine border, a NATO official said...

Russia Charges U.S. with Implementing “Iron Curtain”-style Sanctions

Russia has condemned new US and EU sanctions that have been imposed over Moscow's actions in Ukraine. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said "Iron Curtain"-style...

European Union Adds 15 Names to Russian Sanctions List

A day after the Obama administration imposed new sanctions against Russia, the European Union on Tuesday added 15 names to its own list of figures close...

John Kerry Apologizes for Apartheid Comments Regarding Israel

In a statement Monday evening, the secretary of state said if he ‘could rewind the tape,’ he wouldn’t have used the word ‘apartheid’ in...