Saudi Arabia’s crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Increasing force protection posture may last several days and is considered a routine precaution given current conditions on the ground.
An Iraqi militia official says a U.S. airstrike in Syria has killed one militiaman and wounded a number of others with a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi group.
Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
Joe Biden will make his first big appearance on the global stage as president Friday.
The Biden administration says it's ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.
The Justice Department has charged three North Korean computer programmers in a broad range of global and destructive hacks, including targeting banks and a movie studio.
A 7-year-old boy died in Switzerland after a homemade igloo collapsed on him.
Texas and Oklahoma are seeing record subzero temperatures. Greenland is warmer than normal. Snow fell in Greece and Turkey. Meteorologists call this one of the biggest, nastiest and longest-lasting polar vortex breakdowns they've seen.
The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to the COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca, likely allowing the U.N. health agency's partners to ship millions of doses to countries worldwide.
A cow on the loose ran into a hospital waiting room and attacked people waiting to see the doctor.
The government of Guinea has declared an Ebola epidemic after at least three people died from Ebola, the first cases declared since 2016. An additional four people have tested positive, with all of the cases linked to the funeral of a nurse earlier this month.
The lockdown in Auckland, which extends through Wednesday, is the first in New Zealand in six months and represents a significant setback in the nation's largely successful efforts to control the virus.
The West Midlands Police Department released graphic video on Thursday showing a teenager drag an officer along side his car, despite the officer’s repeated commands to stop.
Mexican police have found 18 plastic bags full of hacked-up body parts on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara.
The U.S. Geological Agency said the magnitude 7.7 quake was centered at a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles) southeast of the Loyalty Islands. The shaking was not expected to cause significant damage or fatalities on land.
A 116-year-old French nun who is believed to be the world’s second-oldest person has survived COVID-19 and is looking forward to celebrating her 117th birthday on Thursday.
The Proud Boys is a far-right, male chauvinist extremist group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. Canada is the first country to designate them as a terrorist entity.
The 100-year-old British war veteran, who captivated the nation by raising more than $40 million toward COVID-19 relief last year, died after testing positive for the virus.
Captain Sir Tom Moore raised more than $40 million toward COVID-19 relief last year, and now he’s been admitted to the hospital after testing positive and having trouble breathing.