Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused the opposition-majority legislature Tuesday of staging a "parliamentary coup" after lawmakers voted to put him on trial amid a tense political and economic
ZURICH (Reuters) - Progress in closing the global workplace gender gap is slowing dramatically, according to a World Economic Forum study, with a notable exception in Rwanda, a country still emerging
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Forensic police were examining a river rapids ride at Australia's biggest theme park on Wednesday after four people were killed when it apparently malfunctioned, throwing two people
OTTAWA - Malcolm Rowe, who has been tapped by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to join the Supreme Court of Canada, sat down for a wide-ranging, question-and-answer session with MPs and senators at the U
Donald Trump says presidential rival Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would lead to "World War Three".
The Latest on two people shot to death by police as officers were serving warrants at a motel room, according to authorities
OTTAWA - The federal government is expected to launch a multibillion-dollar competition to design the navy's newest warships this week. Here are five things to know about the project:
1. The future o
MONTREAL - The fraud trial of longtime Liberal organizer Jacques Corriveau is expected to be in the hands of the jury by Thursday.
Corriveau, 83, a former close ally of ex-prime minister Jean Chretie
LAVAL, Que. - A Montreal-area school board has been ordered to pay $15,000 to a student who had a corrosive substance poured over his head in a chemistry class.
The boy was 15 years old in February 2
WOODSTOCK, Ont. - Just a few weeks ago, Elizabeth Wettlaufer gave away her beloved dog, Nashville, a spry Jack Russell terrier.
Her friends thought the move odd, but they now wonder if the 49-year-ol
The train that derailed in Cameroon last week killing 79 people was travelling "abnormally" fast before the crash, a senior executive from the rail operator's French parent company told AFP Tuesday.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Tuesday said that the country cannot handle the same number of migrant arrivals next year that it has seen in 2016, calling on other European countries to do more.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. - Spare a thought for Donald Trump — Hillary Clinton barely did as she began a visit today to America's biggest swing state.
Increasing Democratic confidence about winning the Whi
Child migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance
The U.S. Justice Department and FBI say they will have officials ready on election day to respond to potential crimes, with monitors at select polling places and lawyers who will field complaints on v
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man arrested for blocking traffic in Maine while dressed as an evergreen tree says the public display was intended to be performance art. Asher Woodworth tells the Portland P
Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly voted Tuesday to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for violating democracy, but the socialist government dismissed the move as meanin
Iraqi soldiers near the centre of the stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the fight for Mosul.
Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.
A group of Angolan lawyers has filed a landmark petition challenging veteran leader Eduardo dos Santos's nomination of his daughter, Africa's richest woman, as the head of the national oil company.
OTTAWA - The international trade minister is pushing back at her Conservative rival's accusations in the House of Commons that she's in need of "adult supervision."
Chrystia Freeland first heard the
Head of Libya’s UN-backed unity government voices readiness to step up security, military cooperation with Moscow
Reports say, mostly young cadets were massacred
Authorities are investigating to find what caused a bus to slam into the back of a truck Sunday, killing passengers and the driver on their return to Los Angeles from a trip to a casino. Here is a li
QUETTA, Pakistan - Survivors of an overnight attack that killed 61 people at a Pakistani police academy described chaotic scenes of gunfire and explosions, with militants shooting anyone they saw and
OTTAWA - With a freed Yazidi sex slave watching from the gallery, the House of Commons voted unanimously Tuesday to acknowledge a genocide against her people and to offer safe haven in Canada to vulne
CALGARY - It's an uneasy alliance born out of necessity.
Two residents of the Kurdistan region near Iraq's second-largest city say past differences are being put aside for now to defeat the Islamic S
Rioters in South Africa set a police vehicle fire Tuesday and stoned vehicles near a Johannesburg university that has been the scene of sometimes violent protests by students demanding free education.
The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey's largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Presidents of Mexico do not wake up thinking how to "screw" the country, current office holder Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday, seeking to defend his record in government an
The high loss of life comes despite a large overall fall this year in the number of people seeking to cross the Mediterranean to Europe
SASKATOON - A Saskatoon woman has been found not criminally responsible in the death of her five-year-old son.
Kellie Johnson was charged with first-degree murder after the body of Jonathan Vetter wa
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence director James Clapper said Tuesday that the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a “lost cause” and the
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former Haskell Indian Nations University student alleges in a lawsuit that she was retaliated against after reporting that two football players raped her in a residence hall.