Egypt's president says Arab leaders meeting at a summit have agreed to the principle of creating a joint Arab military force in the face of the "challenges" facing the region.
Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession and a three-hour state funeral.
A close reading of the jihadi group ISIS's dogma reveals that its appeals to Muslims in the West are different from what many imagine.
With mere days left before the deadline for the Iran nuclear talks, analysts say Iranian and Western diplomats have inched closer on certain points, but caution that a number of sore spots remain.
Thousands of people marched in Indiana's largest city on Saturday to protest a state law that supporters contend promotes religious freedom but detractors see as a covert move to support discrimination against gay people.
Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
Police fired tear gas at an angry crowd in Sierra Leone on Saturday after they threw stones at officials during a three-day national lock down that the government hopes will accelerate the end of the Ebola epidemic, residents said.
Each month, a tide of humanity pours through the hills of Greece, Macedonia and Serbia in hopes of entering the heart of the 28-nation European Union through its vulnerable back door in the Balkans.
Russia demands to be awarded victory after Montenegrin soccer fans disrupt Euro qualifying match on Friday.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts. Two of them are due to spend enough time there to break an ISS record.
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 who apparently chose to crash the jetliner into a mountain had vowed to "do something" that would make people remember him, his ex-girlfriend has told a German newspaper.
The United Nations began evacuating international staff from Sanaa on Saturday due to the security situation in the Yemeni capital, where a Saudi-led air campaign has been targeting Shia Muslim Houthi forces, a UN source said.
Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing.
Iraq's attempt to retake the city of Tikrit from ISIS has run into a major problem. More than 80 per cent of the ground forces involved on the government side are Shia militias.
Italy's highest court has overturned the murder convictions against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.
Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for this week's deadly crash in the French alps, and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said after news emerged that the co-pilot is believed to have deliberately downed the pla
From a tragic plane crash that killed 150 peopleto the welcoming of the new year in Afghanistan, we take a look at top images from around the world from March 21 to 27.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is giving "serious consideration" to beginning to reduce its accommodative monetary policy and a rate hike may be warranted later this year, although a downturn in core inflation or wage growth could force it to hold off, the central bank's chief said on Friday.
A newly identified marine creature found in a shale site on the Alberta-B.C. border lived more than 509 millions years ago, more than 250 million years before the first dinosaur walked the Earth.
Autopsies are underway Friday on the bodies of two children found in a freezer in their Detroit home.