One in three Germans worry that tensions between the West and Russia over Crimea, Ukraine and Syria could lead to a military confrontation, according to an opinion poll by the respected Forsa institut
Police in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo arrested at least 17 democracy activists this week for campaigning against the postponement of the presidential election, fellow activists said, though 1
A strong earthquake is rattling Rome, just two months after a powerful temblor toppled villages in central Italy, killing nearly 300 people.
Burundi has informed U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of its decision to quit the International Criminal Court, it said Wednesday, adding momentum to mounting African opposition to the Hague-based t
The U.N. General Assembly Wednesday adopted a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo against Cuba after the United States for the first time abstained from the vote.
A man defaced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Wednesday, hacking out the gold lettering displaying his name and the television logo.
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has thrown out, for a second time, the first-degree murder conviction of an Ottawa man who claimed he had no idea his friend planned to shoot the victim in th
Opponents of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro rallied in the streets Wednesday and he convened a crisis security meeting as the leftist leader resisted their efforts to drive him from power.
Allies of Hillary Clinton felt threatened by the power of Senator Bernie Sanders' candidacy and wondered about getting some signal of support from President Barack Obama in the heat of the Democratic
Cabin crew at Lufthansa's Germanwings unit will go on strike for 24 hours Thursday, joining their peers at budget carrier Eurowings, union UFO said.
HALIFAX - A Halifax brewery and neighbouring Islamic centre have issued a joint statement saying they are working out their issues.
The Centre for Islamic Development filed a noise and litter complai
The European Union (EU) has edged closer to being able to sign a free trade deal with Canada on Thursday after Belgium made progress in lifting the veto of one of its regions.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The government says the average American ate nearly a pound more seafood in 2015 than they did the previous year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released t
Donald Trump praises Newt Gingrich in his TV row with Fox News presenter Megyn Kelly.
PARIS (Reuters) - The same first name and title seemed to be the most that embattled French President Francois Hollande had in common with Francois Mitterrand on Wednesday as he marked the 100th anniv
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on vandalism of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (all times local):
The group that oversees the Hollywood Walk
EDMONTON - A privately run Alberta home schooling agency at the centre of a million-dollar spending scandal says it has done nothing wrong.
The Wisdom Home Schooling Society, in a news release, says
Officers from the Aviation Policing CID are continuing to investigate the incident.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A next-generation artificial hand is letting two amputees tell the difference between a soft or firm touch — like holding a child without squeezing too tightly. It’s another s
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — University researchers say a cancer-causing heavy metal found in water wells near coal ash pits and other industrial sites is much more widespread and naturally occurring than pr
Poland expressed concerns Wednesday over reports that Russia is sharply upgrading the firepower of its Baltic Fleet in Kaliningrad by adding warships with long-range cruise missiles.
The photographer whose National Geographic image immortalised an Afghan refugee vows to help after reports that she is arrested for ID fraud.
PHOENIX — Asian immigrant women are increasingly accounting for a larger share of foreign mothers who give birth to children in the U.S., signaling a changin
The big cat disappeared around 14,000 years ago.
Worst performing network in customer service, says Ofcom
HAVERFORD, Pa. (AP) — The headmaster of a suburban Philadelphia prep school who fought with his son over marijuana will return to his job after an assault charge was dismissed. The Haverford School s
If Britain's renegotiation of its relationship with the European Union results in a new treaty, that will be examined by both houses of parliament, junior Brexit minister David Jones said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Allies of Hillary Clinton felt threatened by the power of Sen. Bernie Sanders' candidacy and wondered about getting some signal of support from President Barack Obama in the heat of the D
MIAMI (AP) — A search warrant affidavit says the bodies of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends had a strong odor of alcohol on them when they were recovered by divers following a bo
The non-vote was the latest move by the President Obama to dismantle the 56-year-old embargo.
Pakistan on Wednesday conveyed to the US that India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) are patronising terrorist groups to attack s
A strong earthquake hits central Italy, shaking buildings in the capital, Rome.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to UNESCO for consultations after the U.N. culture body adopted a second resolution in two weeks that Israeli leaders said ignored Jud
ROME (Reuters) - A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, two months after a stronger quake killed almost 300 people and levelled small towns.