Two years ago, Egyptians toppled a longtime dictator and reveled in the hope of a new future. But frustration over the new leadership and controversial court verdicts have ignited clashes regularly.
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.