Dutch prosecutors asked Germany on Thursday to hand over a fugitive Nazi war criminal who escaped from prison nearly 60 years ago, they said.
A Christian Pakistani woman sentenced to death for blasphemy is innocent and should be released, Pakistan\'s minister for minority affairs told CNN.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani officially named Nuri al-Maliki to a second term as prime minister in a televised ceremony Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A review of government e-mails from last summer shows that the Obama administration struggled to determine just how much oil was leaking into the Gulf of Mexico f..
The British government wants to find out what makes people happy.
Seven people were killed Thursday and three others injured when a helicopter crashed in Russia\'s Siberian region, according to the state-run RIA-Novosti news agency.
YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's defense minister resigned Thursday amid intense criticism two days after a North Korean artillery attack killed four people on a..
A radical Islamic cleric facing a life sentence on charges of aiding an al Qaeda affiliate has been released on bail while his retrial continues, Lebanon\'s state news agency reported.
North Korea will launch additional attacks on South Korea if it continues \"reckless military provocation,\" the North\'s state media said Thursday.
The Mexican government announced Wednesday it was strengthening its security operation in the country\'s drug-riven northeast by sending more soldiers and federal police to the states of Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia underwent successful back surgery Wednesday, according to a statement by the Saudi Royal Court.
The swaying of a suspension bridge led to fears it would collapse and resulted in a stampede that killed 456 people at a Cambodian festival, according to government investigators.
The wild tiger population is less than 4 percent of what it was a century ago, and leaders in 13 nations are taking a stand against the poaching and habitat destruction that has decimated the majestic predators\' numbers.
MIAMI (AP) - A supplier of defective Chinese drywall has agreed to settle its part of a class-action lawsuit brought by 79 South Florida homeowners. Attorneys said Tuesday that Ban..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration urged China to press North Korea to halt provocative actions against South Korea, after an artillery attack on the South that the U.S. ca..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A college student has posted a video on the Internet in which he strips down to a Speedo bathing suit to protest security measures at Salt Lake City airport. ..
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A pastor who barred church officials from using Facebook, saying it can lead to adultery, is temporarily stepping down from the pulpit following his admi..
The Pentagon is warning members of Congress that U.S. relations with its allies could be damaged if the whistleblower group, WikiLeaks, carries out its plan to publish more classified records on the Internet.
Pivotal elections will proceed as planned in Haiti despite the cholera outbreak that has now sickened more than 60,000 people and threatens to keep spreading.
At least 24 people were killed when a car bomb exploded in northern Yemen Wednesday, in an attack which the government blames on the local branch of al Qaeda, a local journalist told CNN.