700+ migrants drown at sea trying to cross from Africa to...

According to a United Nations Refugee Agency (UNRWA) report, at least 700 migrants have drowned at sea while attempting to make the crossing from...

Taliban commander killed in US drone strike

The Afghan government and a senior Taliban commander confirmed Sunday that the extremist group’s leader, Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour, has been killed in a...

5 asylum-seekers injured in violent clashes at German shelter

Police say five people were severely injured in violent clashes between Iraqi-Yazidi and Chechen asylum-seekers in the central German city of Bielefeld. Police said in...

Finnish Interior Ministry Says Terrorist Threat in Country Growing

The Finnish Interior Ministry said in a report that a terrorist threat in the country had been growing and violent extremism had become more...

Latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo

The latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, carrying 66 people, which Egyptian officials say crashed early Thursday into the Mediterranean...

Debris from Mauritius, South Africa ‘almost certainly’ from MH370

CANBERRA - A further two pieces of aircraft debris that washed up on South Africa and Mauritius have been confirmed as “almost certainly” from...

Amazon takes aim at YouTube with new video service

Amazon.com Inc launched a service on Tuesday that allows users to post videos and earn royalties from them, setting up the world's biggest online...

Far right rally against Merkel’s migrant policies in Berlin

BERLIN - About 1,000 right-wing extremists and others protesting Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policies squared off with about 4,500 counter-demonstrators outside the Berlin chancellery...

World’s biggest diamond to be auctioned in London

"Lesedi la Rona," the largest gem-quality rough diamond discovered in more than 100 years, will be auctioned in London next month and is expected...

China army new recruitment video ‘Waiting for order to kill’

BEIJING (AP) — China’s military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces...

Spain in front of a historic crossroad

For more than 40 years in the political arena of Spain two parties had been dominating, the People’s Party and the PSOE Party (Spanish...

Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind

Astronomers have found a first-of-its-kind tailless comet whose composition may offer clues into long-standing questions about the solar system's formation and evolution, according to...
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