Venezuelan authorities say the undersea wreckage of a small plane that disappeared five years ago with 14 people aboard has been found.
Pope John Paul II has moved a step closer to sainthood.
A magnitude-5.7 earthquake shook central Chile on Wednesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital but apparently causing no major damage.
Tropical Storm Barry formed off Mexico's Gulf Coast on Wednesday, prompting Mexican authorities to ready hundreds of shelters.
Police in central Peru say a bus veered off a highway and fell into a river, leaving at least 30 people dead and nine missing.
British bankers could soon be facing harsher penalties for behaving badly.
For Syrians, no visit to Damascus' Old City is complete without a stop at a more than century-old ice cream parlor in its main souq where you can watch them make their distinctive desert by...
Jordan's military says infiltrators from Syria have clashed with Jordanian soldiers near the border.
A senior police official says militants attacked a military convoy with rocket-propelled grenades and other heavy weapons in northwest Pakistan, killing six soldiers.
A network of human rights groups on Wednesday criticized plans to include Chadian troops in a new U.N.
Prosecutors in the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo are asking a judge to allow secret pretrial hearings that would exclude even the defendants.
Chilean protesters have thrown eggs at a conservative presidential candidate after he performed a Zumba dance.
A Pakistani girl was killed Wednesday when Indian troops opened fire across the de facto border that divides disputed Kashmir between the two nuclear-armed rivals, officials said.
The clock is ticking for Mali as it scrambles to organise key elections in less than 40 days following a ceasefire deal between the government and separatist Tuareg rebels.
Cambodia's strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday warned garment workers that protests demanding higher wages could push manufacturers to quit the country.