Chinese authorities say they are investigating the former Communist Party chief and mayor of the port city of Tianjin for bribery.
Human rights officials say an Indian environmentalist shot to death in Mexico had fled his community almost 10 years ago and was killed when he returned to visit a sick relative.
The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local): 10:45 a.m.
Rescue crews are continuing the painstaking search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche.
A 47-year-old man has been killed by crocodile while trying to cross a flooded river in northern Australian wilderness, police said Friday.
International aid workers have opened a new desalination plant in the Gaza Strip, bringing some relief to a territory where 97 percent of the water is undrinkable.
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is testifying before a German parliamentary inquiry in his first public appearance since he resigned in the wake of the company's diesel emi...
Chinese state media say Beijing will spend $2.7 billion to fight air pollution in the capital this year.
An Italian official says a hotel in an earthquake-hit zone of central Italy has been buried by an avalanche, with reports of dead.
A Mexican indigenous leader who was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in 2005 has been shot dead, less than a year after another winner of the award was slain in ...