North Korea said Friday that it remained steadfast in its refusal to engage with the current South Korean government, dismissing the prospect of a shift in relations with Seoul after a dynastic succession in Pyongyang.
Foreign aid to the Philippines in the wake of a deadly tropical storm has reached $12.6 million, the Philippine government announced Thursday.
Several rights groups, including three U.S.-based entities, were raided in Cairo and other locations on Thursday in what one source called a push by police to "show some muscle."
Syrian security forces opened fire on protesters in a Damascus suburb Thursday as Arab League monitors arrived, an opposition activist group said.
Turkey's military launched an airstrike near the Iraqi border Thursday, an action that killed at least 31 Kurdish villagers, a local official said.
The U.S. government has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to sell nearly $30 billion worth of F-15 combat jets, according to a statement released Thursday by the Obama administration.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Fox Latin America has apologized for a poll on whether Jews killed Jesus Christ that one of its staffers put on a Facebook page promoting the Nationa..
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Large seizures of elephant tusks make this year the worst on record since ivory sales were banned in 1989, with recent estimates suggesting as many as 3,000 ele..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a money dispute, and there is now "no chanc..
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - A lawyer says the public and the criminal justice system have been too quick to judge a western Missouri couple whose baby lost several fingers to a pet fe..
The number of people seeking unemployment aid rose last week for the first time in a month. But the rise comes after weekly claims fell to their lowest level in three and a half ye..
Authorities in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán said Thursday that no suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder last week of a U.S. teen and two of his Mexican friends.
An anti-corruption bill rebuked by opposition leaders and activists as too weak faced a tough challenge Thursday in India's upper house of Parliament, where the fate of the landmark legislation hung in the balance.
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago attorney Colleen Gorman has a holiday ritual that doesn't involve buying presents or counting down to midnight: She goes online looking for new hangover reme..
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless, the country's largest cellphone company, is introducing a $2 fee for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit car..
MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian billionaire challenging Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in March's presidential election says he will push for a common currency with the European ..
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian surveillance plane has recorded video and photographed a U.S. aircraft carrier during Iran's ongoing navy drill near a strategic waterway in the Pers..
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish warplanes mistakenly killed 35 smugglers and other villagers in an operation targeting Kurdish rebels in Iraq, a senior official said Thursday, one of..
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A disgruntled former employee shot at least two international workers from the aid group Doctors Without Borders at the group's office in the Somali capit..
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Elder advocates say a lack of gay-friendly affordable housing for seniors is leading many to hide their sexual orientation after years of being open about it.&n..