October 9, 2015 8:40 am

Pope Francis' opposition to nuclear weapons has boosted his chances for the Nobel Peace Prize

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October 9, 2015 8:07 am

Europe feels overwhelmed and needs to be far more rigorous in sending economic migrants back if it wants to find enough goodwill among its population to continue harboring true refugees.

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October 9, 2015 7:50 am

Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar

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October 9, 2015 8:23 am

Indonesia has already deployed some 25,840 soldiers, police and fire personnel in six provinces, to fight the fires with 25 aircraft conducting water-bombing and cloud-seeding operations.

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October 9, 2015 7:41 am

Now it's up to the two parliaments and Libyans themselves to approve it.

October 9, 2015 3:14 am

The notice published by the state-run Nepal Oil Corp has asked suppliers to submit proposals to supply gasoline, kerosene and diesel and aviation fuel to the capital Kathmandu by air or by land.

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October 9, 2015 1:29 am

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the missiles landed in Iran yesterday, but did not provide details about where they might have landed or whether they caused any damage.

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich speaks in Minsk, Belarus. Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, for works that the prize judges called "a monument to suffering and courage." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
October 8, 2015 9:30 pm

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage.”

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October 8, 2015 4:17 pm

"There should not be a debate about the automotive industry or about diesel technology," Gabriel said after attending a meeting of Volkswagen's world workers council in Wolfsburg.

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October 8, 2015 1:38 pm

The official says Netanyahu imposed the ban because of concerns that any high profile visits there could spark further violence.

October 8, 2015 12:12 pm

Soleimani and Putin reviewed maps and surveillance photos and shared intelligence, all suggesting the militant group would expand its reach to Russia's doorstep in the Caucuses if Moscow didn't act, the two officials said.

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October 8, 2015 10:29 am

The abductions have been the latest reminder of the long-running security problems that have hounded the region, which has bountiful resources and promises but is hamstrung by poverty and an array of insurgents and outlaws.

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October 8, 2015 9:57 am

Asked how she could be the leader without being the president, Suu Kyi replied with a smile: "Why not? Do you have to be a president in order to lead a country?''

October 8, 2015 8:57 am

The strikes targeted the home of the tribal leader in Sanban yesterday, a region in Dhamar province 113 km southeast of the capital, Sanaa, the officials and witnesses said.

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October 8, 2015 8:45 am

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said four Russian navy ships in the Caspian launched 26 cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria.

October 8, 2015 8:32 am

"It is just the right moment to introduce carbon taxes," Lagarde said at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Lima, Peru.

October 8, 2015 9:37 am

Putin scored seven goals as his star-studded team, which included NHL legends Vyacheslav Fetisov and Pavel Bure, won the game 15-10.

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October 8, 2015 11:52 am

Obama also called Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to express condolences for the lives lost of patients and staff during the strike.

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October 7, 2015 10:06 pm

Amnesty International estimates 20,000 people have died in Nigeria's extremist insurgency.

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October 7, 2015 9:30 pm

Nepal alleged that India has imposed an economic blockade on the country following the announcement of its new Constitution.

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October 7, 2015 5:34 pm

The laureates will receive their prizes at formal ceremonies in Stockholm and Oslo on December 10, the anniversary of the 1896 death of prize creator Alfred Nobel.

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October 7, 2015 4:17 pm

Palestinians fear increasing visits by Jewish groups to al-Aqsa are eroding longtime Muslim religious control there.

October 7, 2015 3:01 pm

Hoesung Lee, who was the vice-chair of the IPCC, will lead this scientific body in preparing the sixth assessment report over the next five or six years.

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October 7, 2015 11:28 am

The President has made quite clear that Russia should not be interfering with the 65-member international coalition that is seeking to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS, said White House Press Secretary.

October 7, 2015 11:16 am

Juan Martin Garcia was lethally injected Tuesday for the 1998 shooting death of Hugo Solano.

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October 7, 2015 10:06 am

Harper and son shared an apartment outside Roseburg. Investigators have recovered 14 firearms, six found at Umpqua Community College, where the killings occurred, and eight at the apartment.

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October 7, 2015 9:21 am

The rebels say the airstrikes are meant to weaken the rebellion against President Bashar Assad, not just crush the Islamic State and other militants as Moscow contends.

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October 7, 2015 8:32 am

Mueller said VW would have to become smaller and less centralised, adding that every model and brand would be scrutinised for its contribution to the company and singling out Bugatti.

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October 7, 2015 8:25 am

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara repeatedly noted that it was early in the investigation and told reporters that as it proceeds: "We will be asking: Is bribery business as usual at the U.N.?"

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October 7, 2015 8:12 am

A blast struck the front of the 239-room hotel along the Arabian Sea, west of the port city's downtown, sending thick black smoke rising over it for hours as sirens wailed.

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October 7, 2015 10:40 am

The two children went to the same school, where McKayla was in second grade and the boy in fifth grade. Dyer said the boy had bullied her daughter before, when they first moved to the neighborhood.

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October 6, 2015 10:26 pm

Prime Minister Khaled Bahah escaped unharmed, but the attack on the Al-Qasr hotel as well as military installations elsewhere in the southern port city left dead 15 Arab soldiers and fighters loyal to his govt.

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October 7, 2015 10:34 am

Snowden said GCHQ could gain access to a handset by sending it an encrypted text message and use it for such things as taking pictures and listening in.

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October 6, 2015 9:29 pm

Captain Michael Johnston was piloting the plane with 147 passengers when he became gravely ill and later died. The co-pilot then took control of the plane and landed the jet safely.

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October 6, 2015 4:35 pm

A Christian priest in Bangladesh has survived an attempt on his life by three suspected Islamists who attacked him in his house after pretending to want to learn about Christianity.

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October 6, 2015 8:06 pm

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Takaaki Kajita, Arthur McDonald had made key contributions to experiments showing that neutrinos change identities.