VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that the use of condoms can be justified in some cases, such as for male prostitutes seeking to prevent the spread of HIV.T..
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's confident the U.S. will be able to go ahead with its troop pullout plan from Afghanistan beginning in July 2011, but it's "..
The head of safety at a Namibian airport has been arrested on suspicion of placing a piece of luggage containing a \"test device\" among the baggage of an Air Berlin flight, the German Interior Ministry said Saturday.
NATO and the Afghan government on Saturday forged a \"long-term\" partnership -- an agreement that will leave international forces in the war-torn country for many years after a planned military transition in 2014.
Streets in major Egyptian cities appeared calm Saturday, a day after clashes erupted between security forces and opposition supporters, state media and eyewitnesses said.
Twenty-five to 30 people were unaccounted for after an underground explosion rocked a coal mine on New Zealand\'s west coast on Friday, a CNN affiliate said.
Nigerian authorities said Friday they had seized 130 kilograms (286 pounds) of high-grade heroin in a shipment that originated in Iran.
Calling it a significant step forward, President Obama announced that NATO will develop a missile defense system to safeguard most of Europe and the United States. FULL STORY | NATO\'S THREATS FROM WITHIN
The deadly cholera epidemic that has claimed more than 1,100 lives in Haiti has now spread to yet another vulnerable community: the largest prison in the country.
An emergency plea from a humanitarian group working in the largest developing refugee camp in the world, in Dadaab, Kenya, has yielded a donation of enough tents to finally provide shelter to at least 700 families living in \"unacceptable\" conditions outside the camp compound, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said this week.
In 2010, the Year of the Tiger, about 3,600 of the majestic predators remain in the wild, their existence threatened by habitat-loss and poaching.
The Obama administration is prepared to put into writing some of the commitments that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton orally gave to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, a State Department official said Friday.
A suspicious piece of luggage that was about to be loaded onto a flight in Namibia was a \"test device\" from a U.S. company that tests alarm and security systems, Germany\'s Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said in a news conference Friday in Hamburg, Germany.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - President Barack Obama announced Friday that NATO has agreed to his plans for a new, expanded missile defense system for Europe that would cover all NATO me..
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Back on the world stage for crucial talks, President Barack Obama on Friday quickly encountered European leaders willing to question a president weakened at..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of the painkiller Darvon is pulling the drug off the market under pressure from public health officials who say it causes potentially deadly heart rhyth..
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A mining company in New Zealand confirms it was a gas explosion that rocked one of its coal mines overnight, leaving 27 workers missing. Five others ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says tougher safeguards fortoys mean better choices for families this holiday season. But it..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say Florida's high schoolgraduation rate rose to 79 percent this year. The Florida Department of..
Costa Rica has taken its border dispute with Nicaragua to international court, repeating claims that its territory has been invaded.