The World Health Organization's outgoing chief Margaret Chan defended her legacy Monday, insisting the world had become better prepared to face health emergencies like Ebola on her watch.
A German court Monday put on trial for war crimes a suspected former Syrian rebel commander accused of having tortured civilians while fighting for a militia linked to the Free Syrian Army.
Police in Ohio say a woman told them she fatally shot her two children to save them from the world's evils.
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn will decline to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. el
President Kiir declares unilateral cease-fire with rebels but bars his former deputy Machar from returning to country
European Commission nominated to represent EU in Brexit talks; negotiations expected to begin after UK election on June 8
Bouaké, Ivory Coast, May 22, 2017 (AFP) - Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of this central Ivory Coast city Monday to demand government funds after disrupting a funeral attended by a
Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer said in an interview published on Monday that he will only leave office if forced out, despite facing growing calls to resign over a corruption scandal.
Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that he'd been "naive" to hold the late-night meeting which sparked an explosive corruption scandal, but insisted he'd done nothing wrong and wouldn't resi
WASHINGTON - A humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States will be extended until at least January, a U.S. government official said Monday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Georgia's seaports in Savannah and Brunswick are on track to show record growth for the 2017 fiscal year that wraps up at the end of June, the ......
Several days after Pope Francis was elected four years ago, he was criticised by Donald Trump for returning to the Church-run residence he was staying at in Rome to pay his bill in person. “I do
A leading figure in the “alt-right” movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Professor C.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some St. Louis Catholics are suing the city over an ordinance that protects women against workplace discrimination based on whether they’ve had an abortion, used contraceptives
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine should transform itself in order to adopt progressive legislation in the years ahead. Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli said this during a panel disc
Visa overstays represent about 40% of the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants.
"I never mentioned the word or the name Israel," Trump tells reporters.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will depart on an official five-day visit to Moscow May 22, as part of an effort to realign his country’s foreign policy away from longtime ally the United
The US president has strong words for Iran as he meets Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.
DUBAI (Reuters) - The images from the same night broadcast around the Middle East speak as loudly as the words. On the one hand: the young people of Iran, dancing in the streets to mark the re-electio
France will consider the possibility of expert and consulting assistance and will contribute to raising funds from the European Union for Ukraine’s obtaining technical assistance for implementin
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. Elvis designed the interior that has gold-ton woodwork,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and House Republicans are asking a federal appeals court for a 90-day extension in a case that’s casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance
Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35, five days after being involved in a crash while cycling in Italy.
Russia has been told it has until early September to implement a range of anti-doping reforms or it will be “very difficult” for its athletes to compete in the 2018 winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang.
The diamond was cut in the 19th century, but its history is unknown
French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks at the Versailles palace on May 29, the French presidency said on Monday, as the countries look to reset straine
PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - A mafia boss was gunned down while riding his bicycle in Sicily on Monday, judicial sources said, in what appeared to have been the sort of mob killing that has become rarer
Ukraine does not need a separate court that will deal with corruption cases, but rather a chamber in charge of this task within an exiting court, Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has
Cyril Hanouna's "homophobic" prank prompts a record number of viewer complaints.
At 29,029 feet, Mount Everest in Nepal is the world's tallest peak. Despite the physical danger and significant expedition costs, many elite and enthusiast climbers seek to summit every year. The 2014
DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from
Not even a doomsday vault built to withstand the test of eternity is safe from global warming. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite prep school in New Hampshire has found substantiated claims of abuse involving 13 former faculty and staff. St. Paul’s S