Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill will meet today in Cuba, the first time a pope has ever met face to face with the Moscow patriarch.
The Syrian Center for Policy Research said Thursday that five years of war has left at least 470,000 Syrians dead.
North Korea sent in its army to occupy the industrial park while also severing a military hotline.
The riot took place on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in Mexico, a visit that is scheduled to include a trip next week to another prison.
His announcement came after months of embarrassing revelations that the police had failed to challenge dubious claims of child sexual abuse.
As opposition lawmakers heckled the Likud Party’s Anat Berko, she retorted, “There is no ‘Pa.’ ” But, she conceded, “There’s ‘Fa.’ ”
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Melee reportedly begins with clash between two rival drug factions.
Two of the female bombers blew themselves up, and the third was arrested.
Measure passes 96-0, days after South Korea launched a long-range rocket
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the decisions regarding the make-up of the multi-national force will be in June.
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Munich Wednesday to spur negotiations
The 17-story building collapsed after an earthquake Saturday, killing more than 40 people and burying about 100 more.
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Penn State and WVU scientists were among the hundreds involved in the project at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.
Meanwhile, South Korean officials said that the North’s recently launched rocket suggests that it made small gains in technology.
It will be the largest deployment of U.S. troops outside major bases in Afghanistan since the end of the NATO combat mission in 2014.
The risk of the dam toppling and sending water crashing over millions of people may be greater after the Islamic State briefly captured it.
The alarming crisis couldn’t come at a worse time for Haiti, which is facing a governance and constitutional crisis.
The presentation by the official followed a long Russian effort to secure the territory — and mineral rights — under the polar ice cap.
Almost a week after a Himalayan avalanche struck a remote military outpost, rescuers had all but given up hope of finding anybody alive.
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But the president said, “There shouldn’t be a panic on this.”
Tens of thousands of Syrians are fleeing a crushing wave of Russian airstrikes and government ground forces advancing toward the frontier.
Two trains crashed on the single line in Bavaria, and that several wagons overturned. Fifty of those hurt have serious injuries.
The program sought to offer free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services.
The plan drew praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they are too weak to actually slow global warming.
U.S. officials have said that while in custody, Ms. Mueller was repeatedly forced to have sex with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of IS.
He refused to remove his turban during a security check.
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Sunday’s launch underscored the limited impact U.S. pressure and U.N. sanctions have had on curbing Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.
Authorities believe 119 people are buried deep under many layers of rubble. Authorities said that 32 bodies had been recovered.
The country is facing mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled a government onslaught.
He left office amid political tension and an electoral crisis that underscored how Haiti has struggled to maintain democratic order.
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The findings may shed light on this social contagion and on the differences in empathetic capacity between women and men.
According to a new study, the problem dates back to the mid-20th century when Asian honeybees were introduced to Europe.
The launch came about two hours after an eight-day launch window opened this morning and was condemned by the U.S. and its allies.
The public blowup could undermine confidence in Pope Francis’ efforts to rebuild the Catholic Church’s credibility on the child abuse issue.
Thousands are fleeing in the face of a Syrian government onslaught that could overrun rebel-held positions near Aleppo.
The recommended changes would once more expand the scope of U.S. military activities in Afghanistan from a chiefly advisory role.
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The meeting between the pope and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches.
Turkey, an ally of the Syrian opposition, promised humanitarian help for the displaced civilians, including food and shelter.
Algerian couple who applied for asylum as refugees were arrested.
Three were killed and some are still missing in collapsed 17-story building.
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Nearly 340 people were rescued from the rubble in Tainan, the city hit worst by the quake.
“The situation in Syria is as close to hell as we are likely to find on this Earth,” said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
The president said he planned to ask Congress for some $450 million in U.S. assistance for Colombia in his final budget.