Following last week's string of political successes, Barack Obama is starting to get some good press again.
Princess Charlotte's christening Sunday will be a private family affair to celebrate the newest member of the House of Windsor, but the ceremony in a small English church will also offer a carefully crafted opportunity to put the public spotlight — briefly — on the youngest royal.
Media rights groups on Friday demanded that authorities investigate the deaths of three journalists in Mexico over the past week.
In a message to Washington Friday, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for a resolution to nuclear talks, suggesting an acceptable deal will allow co-operation on fighting Middle East extremism threatening both nations' interests.
Boko Haram militants killed 11 deserters from the Nigerian Islamic extremist group Friday, going door to door in northeastern Miringa town.
A man charged of burglary and grand theft in Miami got the surprise of his life when he realized the judge who presided over his bond hearing was a middle school classmate.
An explosion at a mosque in Syria's Idlib province on Friday killed at least 10 members of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, a monitoring group said.
A 10-month-old baby who drifted one kilometre off the Turkish coast was rescued by the local coast guard today.
Watch as a cab driver in Greece talks about the complicated choices Greek citizens face ahead of Sunday's referendum on whether to accept the conditions of EU and IMF bailouts and the potential for Greece to be driven out of the eurozone.
As Germany and Spain sweated and London sweltered through its hottest July day on record this week, scientists said it is "virtually certain" that climate change is increasing the likelihood of such heat waves in Europe.
Designer shirts, duty free watches, cosmetics and chocolate fondue will soon await visitors to North Korea, according to photos of Pyongyang's new airport terminal released by state media on Thursday.
A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.
French President Francois Hollande has quickly refused a request for asylum from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted on a European arrest warrant.
Uber has suspended its low-cost ride-hailing service in France in hopes of defusing an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.
The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote.
In the fast-moving situation in Greece, there are few certainties. But we do know a few things that are possible — even likely — no matter which way Greeks vote on Sunday.
At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll in the accident to 38 with 15 others missing, the coast guard said Friday.
Phil Walsh, coach of the Adelaide Crows in the Australian Football League, was stabbed to death in a domestic dispute early Friday at his home.
Carmelo Mercado, a retired firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001, won a $5-million US lottery in Queens, New York.
Canada’s High Arctic could become the last stable refuge for polar bears as climate change melts away their hunting grounds, a U.S.