As more women become heads of state, will the world actually change?
Four Paws, an international animal welfare group, has just completed the removal of the surviving 15 animals from the Khan Younis Zoo—dubbed the “worst zoo in the world”—in the Gaza Strip
The country’s highest administrative court will rule Friday whether the full-body swimsuit can be worn on public beaches.
The UN humanitarian chief is calling for an international investigation into the civil war that’s killed 9,000 people.
Erdogan launched an intervention against ISIS in Syria, while gutting his own government's ability to confront the problem at home.
U.S.-backed fighters returned to their traditional territory east of the Euphrates River a day after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden demanded they pull back or lose American support.
The death toll in Wednesday’s attack on the American University is 13, including seven students, Afghan police said.
The death toll in Wednesday’s magnitude-6 temblor that struck the central part of the country has risen to 247.
FARC reaches a final agreement with the country’s government after a half-century of violence.
The country broke free from the Soviet Union a quarter-century ago. But its struggle for self-determination still smolders.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police will now allow female members to wear the head covering as part of their uniform.
Turkish forces, backed by American airpower, have entered the country in an attempt to retake a city from ISIS.
Another dig below a Polish town failed to find a legendary gold- and gem-filled train from World War II.
Four police officers fined a woman on a Nice beach for wearing the swimsuit favored by some Muslims.
A team of doctors across the world is helping the only two medical professionals left in one besieged town in Syria—via cell phone.
Central Italy was struck by a powerful, shallow, 6.2-magnitude earthquake at 3:36 am local time, devastating several mountain villages, and resulting in at least 73 deaths so far.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.8 quake has struck the country.
Australia updates its national lexicon with more than 6,000 schmick new entries.
A report by one of the country’s top investigative journalists says he did—nearly one-third of it.
Turkey has formally requested the transfer of the Pennsylvania-based cleric accused of masterminding last month’s coup, the State Department says.