A court in Mexico has re-sentenced convicted drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo for the 1985 killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.
A Berlin school reportedly has built a 400-foot long, $67,000 fence to protect its students from an unusual threat: groups of “filthy” prostitutes.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that Iran is seeking to establish a permanent military presence in Syria -- and hinted at a possible Israeli military response to such a development.
A 5-year-old girl has been killed in South Sudan when a World Food Program-contracted aircraft struck a house while attempting to land in bad weather in the capital, Juba.
The Latest on Angola's election (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Polls are now closed in Angola, where voters have been choosing the southern African country's first new president in almost four decades.
Spanish investigators have accumulated a growing number of details about an extremist cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona.
Four women from Hebrew Union College were reportedly "strip searched" by security before they were allowed into the Western Wall Plaza, an incident one group called "an intimidation tactic" -- but some officials maintain the women were trying to smuggle items into the plaza.
The top U.S. commander for the Middle East has gotten a first-hand look at Saudi Arabia's fight against Yemen's rebels in a rare American visit to the volatile border area.
A man who arrived at a British airport for a flight with a pipe bomb in his hand luggage has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
The Latest on Venezuela's political confrontation (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Venezuela's recently ousted chief prosecutor is telling colleagues from the region that President Nicolas Maduro has participated in acts of corruption and says she'll give them proof.
A senior Russian diplomat is warning against expanding sanctions against North Korea, saying it's necessary to focus on a political settlement.
In the aftermath of the violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protestors earlier this month over the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, Europeans of varying political creeds and ideologies are calling for the removal – or in some cases the covering up – of a number of controversial monuments.
Danish inventor Peter Madsen, 46, is now at the center of the mysterious disappearance of 30-year-old journalist Kim Wall.
France's anti-terrorism prosecutor says that the Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris this month had radical beliefs and showed interest in the Islamic State group.
An Ethiopian student says he was beaten in Warsaw by a drunken Polish man who shouted a racial slur at him, the latest in a series of violent racist incidents in Poland.
As the U.S. Navy works to identify the cause of the collision involving the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker, Admiral John Richardson tweeted that the Navy will conduct a wide investigation, including a review into the possibility of "cyber intrusion or sabotage,” although he says there is no direct evidence at this point.
Authorities in northern Brazil say a boat carrying 70 has sunk on a major river, with at least seven dead and dozens missing.
A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illicitly taken from Greece some 80 years ago, has been voluntarily returned by a German member of the public.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed ongoing dialogue between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church.
An MMA-trained fighter is accused of killing a Russian weightlifter during a violent street brawl Sunday -- a fight that reportedly began with an argument about which sport is superior.