More than 450,000 Pakistanis have fled their homes for safer areas in the past two weeks as the military has attacked suspected anti-government militant hideouts in northwestern Pakistan, disaster management officials said Tuesday.
A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith -- and then released -- has been charged on two criminal counts after trying to leave the African country for the United States, her legal team said Wednesday.
Polls opened in Libya on Wednesday in the country's second parliamentary elections since the fall of the Gadhafi regime in 2011.
Russia's upper house of parliament voted Wednesday to revoke the right of President Vladimir Putin to use Russian troops in Ukraine, as efforts to calm a separatist uprising in Ukraine's east continue.
James Franco won't be following Dennis Rodman into North Korea anytime soon.
At least 57 Iraqi civilians were killed and more than 120 others were wounded by what local officials say were Syrian warplanes that struck several parts of Anbar province Tuesday.
Paula Hancocks goes in search of South Korea's most wanted man, the millionaire believed to own the Sewol ferry company.
Militants shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter late Tuesday afternoon in eastern Ukraine, five days after Ukraine's president declared a cease-fire in Kiev's fight against pro-Russian separatists, a Ukrainian anti-terror spokesman said.
Boko Haram Islamists abducted 60 females, including children, and killed 30 men last week in a raid of a village in northeastern Nigeria, two sources said Tuesday.
Iraqi officials insisted Tuesday they were holding on to a key oil refinery while making gains elsewhere against militant fighters.
From a dirty dancing armadillo to a dog celebrating a goal, Jeanne Moos reports the World Cup runneth over with silliness.
Australian authorities say they're not certain when a new search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be announced, clarifying earlier statements suggesting it would be made public Wednesday.
Queen Elizabeth II visits the set of HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones" in Northern Ireland.
A series of new reports are raising concerns about the damage plastic waste is doing to oceans -- harming marine animals, destroying sensitive ecosystems, and contaminating the fish we eat.
Clint Dempsey may have scored the go-ahead goal for the United States in what would ultimately be a gut-wrenching tie with Portugal in Sunday's World Cup game. But on social media, Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was three times as popular as the American striker.
Former newspaper editor Andy Coulson was found guilty Tuesday of conspiracy to hack phones following an eight-month trial in London, the UK's Press Association news agency reported.
Sydney has had a radical makeover this summer, with the famous Opera House dressed in snakeskin and the underpass dotted with flowers to mark the city's Vivid festival.
All declared chemical weapons in Syria have been removed or destroyed.
Malaysia's highest court has reject a challenge from the Catholic Church seeking to overturn a ban on non-Muslims using the word "Allah" to refer to God.