Survivors of a weekend fire in a Brazilian nightclub that killed 233 people recall the moment of horror when a pyrotechnic display set the ceiling alight, prompting a stampede.
Jane Austen is one of the English language's best-known and most-loved writers. Celebrate the 200th anniversary of her most popular book, "Pride and Prejudice," with a tour of some of the key locations in her life and works -- and in the big-screen adaptations they inspired.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's odds of holding power "are slipping away" as the nearly 2-year-old revolt against his rule grinds on, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.
Doctors in Israel said Monday that they had detected "significant brain activity" during tests on former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since he suffered a brain hemorrhage seven years ago.
An Australian radio show whose prank targeting Prince William's pregnant wife went horribly wrong has been taken off the air for good.
French-led troops in Mali have seized control of the airport in Timbuktu from Islamist militants and are fighting their way into the city center, a spokesman for the Malian military said Monday.
President Mohamed Morsy imposes a 30-day curfew on Port Said after dozens of people were killed in riots that followed controversial death sentences for people involved in fatal clashes at a soccer match last year.
A leftist candidate won the Czech Republic's first presidential election decided by direct vote.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a respiratory infection he contracted after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba last month, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas told reporters Saturday.
Authorities found the wreckage of a plane that crashed days ago in Antarctica in a condition that suggested no one survived.
The first of six Patriot missile batteries intended to protect Turkey from Syrian threats is operational along the countries' shared border, NATO said Saturday.
Novak Djokovic might have become the first man to win three consecutive Australian Open titles in 46 years, but the World No.1 is already targeting the only grand slam to have got away.
The United States is intensifying its involvement in Mali, where local and French forces are battling Islamic militants.
A fire swept through a popular nightclub in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, killing at least 90 people early Sunday, officials said.