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Vietnamese planes spot two oil slicks close to where a Malaysian jetliner vanished with 239 aboard.
Malaysia Airline said it has lost contact with a flight that was carrying 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members.
He is pressing ahead with plans to crush the rebellion against his rule and secure his re-election for another seven-year term.
U.S. firms want any economic sanctions to be imposed by a coalition of nations, not America alone.
The court on Friday handed down the second conviction in its 12-year history, finding Congolese warlord Germain Katanga guilty.
The world hasn’t banished the risks of the miscommunications, clumsy judgments and botched intelligence that blindsided Europe in 1914.
An interactive look at the crisis in Ukraine with thumbnail biographies of the key players and a timeline on the popular unrest there.
Oscar Pistorius struggled in vain to help his girlfriend as she lay dead or dying in his home, a neighbor testified at his trial.
Tens of thousands of skeletons may lie in mass graves on the northern edge of Somalia where many want to see justice prevail.
It remains unclear how the friendly-fire incident at an outpost occurred.
At the White House on Thursday, the president says a referendum for Crimea to become part of Russia would violate international law.
The pope was asked about protecting children by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera in an interview published Wednesday.
The United States and Britain appeared to maneuver throughout the day to draw Russia into talks with Ukraine's acting foreign minister.
Four rockets were launched Tuesday from Wonsan, a coastal city east of the North Korean capital Pyongyang.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Kiev's fledgling government and urged the Russian president to stand down.
He echoed Bob Casey in signaling support for freezing assets of key Russian officials and imposing economic sanctions against Russia.
President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept a U.S.-sponsored framework for negotiations.
Plus: Court rampage kills 11; Pistorius trial begins; honor killings double; Parliament forced to move
The embattled government in Kiev said Monday night that Russian forces had dramatically escalated the standoff between the two nations.
Whatever the White House chooses to do about the Russian aggression in Ukraine, the time to make that decision and to implement it is now.
Plus: Spanish reporter freed; separatists tied to slashing; Taliban inmates escape; 6 convicted in slaying; airstrikes halted
The local Ukrainian community organized a concert to raise money and awareness.
Warning that it was “on the brink of disaster,” Ukraine put its military on high alert Sunday.
The goal had been to determine which patients can be flown to European and American burn centers, possibly including the two in Pittsburgh.
The Pakistan Taliban said they will observe a one-month cease-fire as part of efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the government.
Faced with starvation and relentless shelling, some rebels have turned over their weapons in exchange for easing of suffocating blockades.
There was no immediate word on the identity of the knife-wielding assailants or their motives in southern China.
The move came four days after a rival extremist group, the Nusra Front, threatened ISIS with retaliation over an assassination.
Alexei Navalny has used his blog and Twitter account to document and publicize his investigations into official corruption.
Russia provides more than half of Ukraine's natural-gas needs and since 2006 has twice curtailed supplies over disputes.
The decision came after the humanitarian group reported it treated nearly two dozen Rohingya Muslim victims of communal violence.
The president expressed deep concern Friday over reported military activity Russia and warned “there will be costs” for any intervention.
Parliament building and airport seized in Crimea region's capital of Simferopol by pro-Russian groups.
Also: N. Korea fires 4 missiles; NATO supply blockade ends; Uganda facing aid cuts; 'El Chapo' supporters rally; Israel faulted on rights
The Canadian government is planning to propose "Quanto's Law" to protect police animals.
U.S. warns that any military intervention in Ukraine would be a "grave mistake."
A judge harshly denounced the two Muslim extremists for planning and carrying out a frenzied public "bloodbath" for maximum effect.
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Britain's Royal Society are releasing an unusual plain-language report.
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey issues his assessment after meeting with commanders in Afghanistan.
Plus: Egyptian court convicted 26 in terror plot; Turkish PM tightens grip; Thailand general warns protesters; Electronic cigarettes
The airstrike underscored the danger that the Syrian war could escalate into a regionwide conflict.
Plus: Mexico to hold drug lord; Pakistan to target extremists; ex-Gitmo detainee arrested; list of 'top gays' published.
The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency.
The nation's acting president on Tuesday delayed for at least two days the formation of an interim government.
Plus: Overhaul at the Vatican; China acts against smog; What's after Guzman?
Interim president huddles with a European Union representative, hoping to revisit closer ties with the West.
Yoweri Museveni said the bill was needed because the West is promoting homosexuality in Africa.
The resignation came amid a wave of labor strikes over the government's failure to fix the economy and rising popular anger.
Plus: Pakistan bombing kills 14; G-20 vows $2T boost; Venezuela talks set; Estonia's Ansip to resign
The data pointed them to a Pacific beachfront condo where Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin Guzman was hiding.