(Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants has not taken enough precautions to avoid civilian casualties in Syria and has underestimated the impact of its operations on civili
The U.K. said it would deploy tanks and drones alongside 800 troops in Eastern Europe, the first of several expected moves by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to help counter growing fears about
A sister and brother are named as among four people killed at a theme park in Australia on Tuesday.
Health-plan rates are jumping in many states. Meanwhile, Washington state awaits new figures on health plans here.
A father who said he violently threw his crying baby daughter onto the sofa in a fit of temper has been convicted of her murder.
South Africa withdrew from the court earlier this month.
Sexual harassment and even violence against female parliamentarians is widespread, a new report says.
Justin Timberlake is spared a brush with the law after posting a voting selfie in Tennessee.
MONTEVIDEO — Former President Jorge Batlle, who has died at age 88, was remembered yesterday as a force in Uruguayan politics for half a century.
"The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Pakistan, and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured," Xinhua ne
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil President Michel Temer won another victory on Tuesday in his effort to restore fiscal discipline when the lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment to cap
With Uganda's public education system reeling from absent teachers, poor facilities and high dropout rates, could private education be the answer?
As Iraqi forces traded fire this week with the Islamic State fighters who held his village hostage for the last 2½ years, Taqayadin Hawas hunkered down with his seven children and prayed not to d
Judges said Beatty's provocative book was a satire to rank with the classics, and as timely as the evening news.
America, a beacon of global democracy, is having a torrid presidential election and many Nigerians and other Africans are loving the irony on Twitter.
In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.
The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?
The Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, which expires on Dec. 31, allows trade, energy, defence and banking industry sanctions over Iran`s nuclear programme and ballistic missile tests.
Britain's government gave the go-ahead Tuesday to build a new runway at London's Heathrow airport despite concerns about air pollution, noise and the destruction of hundreds of homes in the capita
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
The powerful storm crashed ashore in southwestern Haiti on October 4 packing winds of 145 miles (230 kilometers) per hour.
LOS ANGELES - Costume designer Janet Patterson, a four-time Oscar nominee for period films like "Bright Star," ''The Portrait of a Lady" and "The Piano," has died.
Rocco Hindman, the head of the agen
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. financial adviser pleaded guilty to insider trading charges on Tuesday, admitting that he earned hundreds of thousands dollars illegally over a si
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. - Spare a thought for Donald Trump — Hillary Clinton barely did as she began a visit to America's biggest swing state Tuesday.
Democrats' increasing confidence about winning the W
In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal
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
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO will press allies on Wednesday to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia's borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Mo
The tailors from the Kenyan slum of Kibera whose suits are now being shown on the catwalks of Europe.
A Finnish-Syrian man known for smuggling toys into Aleppo rejects fraud allegations after Finnish police launch an investigation.
Rock art up to 12,000 years old has been found in caves in East Timor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who became an aviation legend for his skills in testing aircraft and demonstrating their capabilities in air shows,
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged an Australian man in an attack on a security guard outside supermodel Miranda Kerr's home earlier this month.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office sa
Asked if he was ready to use Italy`s veto to torpedo the EU`s budget, he said: "Yes, absolutely."