Chinese police say the late aunt of a young boy whose eyes were gouged out is the prime suspect in the horrific attack, state media news agency Xinhua reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he "doesn't exclude" supporting a U.N. resolution on military strikes if there's proof that the regime used poison gas. But he cautioned against the U.S. striking without one.
A refugee and mother of three young boys who is being held in indefinite detention in Australia has two days to convince the country's highest court why she should be freed.
Egypt is reconsidering its ties with countries that haven't been supportive of the government that the military installed after ousting the country's first democratically elected president, the interim president said.
Radiation readings near tanks holding toxic water at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant have jumped to a new high, the plant operator said Wednesday.
A postcard-sized painting bought as part of a job lot for $46 has been identified as work by John Constable worth more than $390,000.
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday on a five-day visit amid speculation he may try to negotiate the release of jailed U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
A new skyscraper in London is being blamed for reflecting light that melted parts of a car parked nearby.
Israel and the United States test-fired a missile Tuesday morning in the Mediterranean Sea, the Israel Defense Ministry said.
Every 15 seconds, a Syrian becomes a refugee.
Thai prosecutors were poised to issue an arrest warrant Tuesday for the grandson of the creator of the Red Bull energy drink who failed to appear in court this week over a fatal hit-and-run case that sparked nationwide anger.
Police deaths in Afghanistan have doubled this year after NATO forces handed over security responsibility to poorly equipped and poorly trained local security forces.
Never mind the traffic, car owners in London have a new hazard to worry about: A skyscraper whose reflected rays have the power to melt cars.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has waded deep into the effort to deal with the aftermath of the world's worst nuclear accident in a quarter century.
The Obama administration will spend this week trying to persuade lawmakers at home -- and allies abroad -- that an attack on Syria is the appropriate response to the alleged use of poison gas.
As the United States and its allies debate military intervention in Syria, the nation's president, Bashar al-Assad, has warned that Syria will "defend itself against any aggression."
When Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, it was the second time the world went to war. With the Japanese surrender on September 2, 1945, World War II was over.
Human rights campaigners have welcomed a landmark decision in Saudi Arabia designed to combat domestic violence.
The U.S. National Security Agency directly targeted the communications of the presidents of Brazil and Mexico, according to a Brazilian news report likely to heighten tensions between the United States and Latin America's two biggest economies.
A driver in Taiwan is lucky to be alive after being caught in a landslide, coming within inches of being crushed.