Seven children were killed by a mine that exploded at a road where they were playing in eastern Afghanistan on Monday afternoon, a spokesman for a provincial governor said.
This video shows how strong the storm surge was during Super Typhoon Haiyan.
The USS George Washington is expected to leave the Philippines once two amphibious ships arrive there Wednesday, Navy officials say.
As an expression of hard power, they don't come bigger or more fearsome than the USS George Washington.
While the world has been focused on eliminating Syria's chemical weapons, a vicious war within a war has gained momentum in the north of the country -- and threatens to spill far beyond Syria's borders.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford would have admitted to smoking crack cocaine long before his eventual admission, he says. It's just that no one asked him the right question.
Libya teeters on the brink of anarchy with militia groups well-armed, the government not and ordinary citizens powerless.
A man armed with a shotgun walked into the lobby of the French daily Liberation in Paris and fired twice Monday, the newspaper said.
Indonesia summoned the Australian ambassador Monday to voice its anger at allegations that Australia tried to listen into the phone calls of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
At least 22 people were killed Sunday night when a train slammed into two cars south of Cairo, Egypt's director of emergency services told state-run media.
Tubes used to clear his lungs prevent Nelson Mandela from speaking, and he uses facial expressions to communicate with doctors and family, according to his former wife.
Chilean voters cast ballots in a presidential election on Sunday, but no candidate secured enough votes to declare victory.
A bomb attack Sunday against military offices in a suburb of Damascus killed at least 31 Syrian troops, including four high-ranking officers, an opposition group said.
Frustration grows among Filipinos without electricity or shelter since Typhoon Haiyan, prompting the army to alter rescue plans.
This summer 23 year-old Mohammed Assaf won the "Arab Idol" singing competition and with his silky smooth vocals has united Arabs across the world.
The biennial Dubai Airshow began Sunday with the Gulf region's major carriers announcing some of the biggest aviation deals in history.
As a rape survivor, I have always wanted to give voice to victims of violence. But it was only this week, after the publication of a very personal piece on rape, that I understood how important it is to do so.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks with Candy Crowley about his commitment to peace in the region.
Libya and its fledgling security forces, overwhelmed by militia violence and unrest since the overthrow of dictator Moammar Gadhafi two years ago, are going to get some help from the U.S. military, a top American commander said.
At least 14 people died and more than three dozen others were injured on Sunday in a wave of bombings across Baghdad, police said