Burkina Faso president resigned after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze.
A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed former US Marine who spent eight months behind bars.
Democratic and Republican candidates are locked in tight governors' races across the US.
A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated US law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants. Prosecutors fell short of justifying why the public and media should be barred from parts of the […]
A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one, made his first court appearance on Friday.
The UN Security Council is expressing its "deep outrage" at the killings, rapes and torture by the Islamic State.
The combined budget for US civilian and military intelligence operations shrunk by more than 15 percent since 2010.
A new UN draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's campaign to have Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject.
Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa.
Authorities probed a possible police connection to killing of three US citizens visiting their father in Mexico.
Commercial space tourism suffered a huge setback when a prototype passenger rocket exploded during a test flight.
Civilian US defense employees returning from Ebola relief work can choose between two monitoring regimen.
A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in US National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media.
Pakistan police arrested two members of outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban allegedly involved in the attack on Bhutto.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's foreign minister will hold nuclear talks in Oman on November 10.
The boys are seeking damages for mental distress, emotional pain and the loss of support following the disappearance of their father.
A cartoon depicting Netanyahu piloting an airplane heading for New York's Twin Towers has set off a firestorm.
A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed a blue-ribbon panel to recommend changes to international peacekeeping.
The Ebola epidemic has killed 4,951 people out of 13,567 infected in eight countries, WHO said.
The United States placed influential Myanmar lawmaker and businessman Aung Thaung on its sanctions blacklist.
Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria at a rate of 1,000 a month, with no let-up in the flow despite efforts.
A US security official estimated that there were close to 2,000 westerners among the 15,000 foreign fighters.
Musharraf ruled from 1999 to 2008 when he lost power and went into self-imposed exile.
Burkina Faso has long been known for its relative stability in volatile West Africa.
North Korea on Thursday said it has invited European Union's top human rights official to visit the country.
President Barack Obama sought to mobilise Democratic voters Thursday in the race for governor in Maine.
A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead, was captured.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was worried about the escalation of tensions across Jerusalem.
A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate was released after he recanted.
For two days, Lazaro Allegue has scoured the waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay in search of his son.
A nurse defied Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers, leaving her home Thursday for a bike ride.
The European Union today carried out its biggest exercise to prevent cyber-attacks on Europe’s public utilities and communications networks. The director of the European Network and Information Security Agency, Udo Helmbrecht, told The Associated Press that Thursday’s one-day exercise involving 29 countries and 200 agencies dealt with attack scenarios against “critical infrastructure.” Helmbrecht said European […]
Israel recalled its ambassador to Sweden for "consultations", hours after Stockholm recognised Palestine.
NYC's disease detectives were off and running the moment call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola.
The US is not sufficiently committing the resources it should contribute to the world, says John Kerry.