The United Nations presented a compelling argument to end a slew of human rights violations including testimony from the attorney for an Iranian woman who was recently hanged...
A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail — and a possible 14-year prison sentence.
The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test.
After 27 years in power, Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore stepped down in the wake of violent anti-government demonstrations demanding his ouster.
A South African official says a suspect has appeared in court on a murder charge for the killing of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain.
Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial...
Colombian authorities say a coal mine collapse has trapped 12 men and they say rescue will be difficult.
A European Union official confirms that North Korea has invited its special representative for human rights to visit the country.
The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.
A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge of foreign fighters in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the international community is focusing too much on the battle over Kobani and is calling for strikes in other parts of Syria.
The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot...
The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at...
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda gave a state banquet late Thursday in honor of North Korea's ceremonial head of state, praising Pyongyang for what he said was its...
Zambia's temporary leader says security forces will not tolerate any violence or other illegal activity as the country mourns President Michael Sata, who died after a long...