A Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace near the Syrian border, prompting Ankara to scramble two F-16 jets to intercept it and summon Moscow's ambassador in protest, the foreign ministry said on Monday.
William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in medicine.
Al Abrams, the founding press officer and publicist for Motown Records, died Saturday following a battle with cancer, his wife said.
Troubled teen apparel retailer American Apparel Inc filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and said it had reached a restructuring support agreement with most of its secured lenders.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will outline specific steps she would take to curb gun violence if elected during scheduled campaign stops in New Hampshire on Monday.
Despair in the search for dozens of people still missing after a deadly landslide swallowed part of a Guatemalan town is so deep that some relatives feel lucky simply to have found the bodies of their loved ones.
Syrian activists said late Sunday that Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have destroyed a nearly 2,000-year-old arch in the ancient city of Palmyra, the latest victim in the group's campaign to destroy historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.
Authorities in China and the Philippines said Monday that a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least eight people and left dozens of fishermen missing.
Portugal's centre-right government wins an election that tested its tough austerity stance, but its failure to win a majority in parliament raises the prospect of political uncertainty.
In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence.
Pope Francis met with bishops from around the world on family issues Sunday, asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between a man and a woman.
Flooding from days of record-setting rain along the heavily populated East Coast has washed out bridges and homes, and forecasters warn that wind gusts could down trees and power lines across the Carolinas and Virginia in the coming hours.
Flooding caused by torrential rain along part of the French Riviera has killed least 13 people, officials said Sunday.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says conditions on Bermuda have begun to deteriorate as Hurricane Joaquin approaches on a northeastward path.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that Vladimir Putin's decision to take military action in Syria to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was a "terrible mistake."
U.S. President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina as unrelenting rain across the U.S.
As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside an Oregon college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to authorities, according to the grandmother of a witness.
A U.S. Army veteran who was shot multiple times while trying to stop a mass shooting at an Oregon community college says he "wishes he could have saved more people."
The Vatican dismissed a priest from his post in a Holy See office on Saturday after he told a newspaper he was gay and urged the Catholic Church to change its stance on homosexuality.
The U.S. Coast Guard has resumed its search for a disabled cargo ship with 33 crew members, including 28 Americans, which lost contact during Hurricane Joaquin, now moving away from the Bahamas.