Toronto's City Council voted Monday to strip embattled Mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers after a tumultuous meeting in which Ford also apparently accidentally knocked down a council member during a break.
The president of the Russian republic of Tatarstan declared Monday a day of mourning as crews continued to look for bodies in the wreckage of a Russian jetliner that crashed on landing a day earlier.
Seven children were killed by a mine that exploded at a road where they were playing in eastern Afghanistan on Monday afternoon, a spokesman for a provincial governor said.
This video shows how strong the storm surge was during Super Typhoon Haiyan.
The USS George Washington is expected to leave the Philippines once two amphibious ships arrive there Wednesday, Navy officials say.
As an expression of hard power, they don't come bigger or more fearsome than the USS George Washington.
While the world has been focused on eliminating Syria's chemical weapons, a vicious war within a war has gained momentum in the north of the country -- and threatens to spill far beyond Syria's borders.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford would have admitted to smoking crack cocaine long before his eventual admission, he says. It's just that no one asked him the right question.
Libya teeters on the brink of anarchy with militia groups well-armed, the government not and ordinary citizens powerless.