A political scandal featuring a hacker, a blogger, the Prime Minister and tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has erupted ahead of the forthcoming New Zealand elections.
When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed.
Crossing borders as a transgender woman is always a challenge. There are many reasons immigration authorities reject you, but sometimes it's simply because they don't seem to understand who we are.
Afghanistan has been thrown into political turmoil after a months-long dispute between two presidential candidates prevented a successor to outgoing President Hamid Karzai being named.
It's been a bad year for the African rhino, particularly for those that call South Africa home.
The whisky glows like a candle in the bottom of the glass. Its aroma is rich, deep, musky, inviting. But dare I take a sip?
An Estonian security officer detained by Russia last week has been charged with espionage and could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted, one of his lawyers said Thursday.
Russia still has about 1,000 troops inside eastern Ukraine, a NATO military officer said Thursday, a week after Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels agreed to a ceasefire aimed at ending months of conflict.
More than 100,000 people reportedly have been killed in Syria since a popular uprising in 2011 spiraled into a civil war.
With Beijing's growing unease about terrorist threats by Islamist extremists at home, analysts say China is unlikely to oppose U.S. plans to build a "broad coalition" to go after ISIS.
The 45 U.N. peacekeepers seized in the Golan Heights have been freed and are in good condition, the United Nations said Thursday.
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford -- just over two months removed from treatment for substance abuse -- has been admitted to a hospital after a test showed he has a tumor in his abdomen, a hospital executive says.
A judge deciding the fate of Oscar Pistorius cast doubt on witnesses testimony Thursday as she prepared to deliver a verdict in the Olympian's murder trial.
Inspectors have determined "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas was used in attacks this year in northern Syria.
More than a year and a half after Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in his home in the middle of a dark February night, the world-famous sprinter's murder trial is racing for the finish line.