Russian military columns including tanks have crossed into Ukraine, Ukrainian acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Thursday in Kiev.
French commuters were set to endure more chaos after rail workers prolonged a two-day strike Thursday against reforms meant to rein in the heavily indebted travel sector.
Brazilian police fired tear gas Thursday to hold back a small group of people who were trying to work their way through Sao Paulo to Corinthians Stadium to protest the World Cup.
It could take weeks to extract researcher Johann Westhauer, trapped beneath the surface in Germany's deepest cave.
Shasta Darlington scrambles for cover as riot police fire tear gas near Brazilians rallying against World Cup spending.
Drivers of London's famous black cabs brought traffic to a standstill over the car service app Uber. Jim Boulden reports.
A turtle named "Big Head" recently made his selection for who will win the World Cup. Find out who he picked.
Forensic tests on a woman found hanging from a tree in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have so far failed to find evidence of rape, a local police chief said.
Don't you hate it when the weatherman gets it wrong? Apparently, so does Kim Jong Un.
In Brazil, they use the expression "futbol arte" to describe the type of soccer which made the country's world champion team of 1970 so easy on the eye.
With Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, firmly under its control, the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is threatening the takeover of more cities, including the capital, Baghdad.
A eight-day search in Portugal near where Madeleine McCann went missing seven years ago has uncovered no new evidence, British police said Wednesday.
A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted four compounds early Thursday, killing 10 militants in Pakistani tribal areas, local intelligence officials said.
Thailand's new military ruler has added a personal touch to his junta's post-coup charm offensive, penning the lyrics to a patriotic ballad vowing to "return happiness" to the country.
Mosul, Iraq has been taken over by militants. It's been two and a half years since the U.S. military left the country.
A pair of U.S. B-2 stealth bombers caught the eyes of residents as they soared through the skies of Europe.
As a little girl, Catherine Corless was always curious about the St. Mary's Mother and Baby Home in her hometown of Tuam, in County Galway, Ireland. She wondered what happened inside the stone walls of the home for unwed mothers and babies run by the Catholic sisters of Bon Secours.
The price of silverware just got a whole lot more expensive.
More than 500,000 citizens fled in fear as extremist militants overran Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday.
China is using photocopied pages from a geography textbook for Vietnamese ninth-graders published 40 years ago to help win international support for its claim to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.