Mexican federal forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel members Friday during a three-hour-long gunfight in a ranch in a violence-torn western region, marking one of the drug war's bloodiest battles.
Indonesia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says only 30 to 40 % of those stranded at sea are Rohingyas
The United Nations-brokered peace efforts are in danger because of repeated ceasefire violations between the CMA and pro-government factions in northern Mali.
A suicide bomber set off an explosion during weekly prayers in a Shiite mosque of eastern Saudi Arabia leaving many dead on Friday, the interior ministry said.
The Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) hosted by Japan draws the world attention to the threat the Pacific islands face due to climate change.
The US State Department on Friday released the first batch of emails by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, relating to Libya and a 2012 militant attack on the mission in Benghazi.
Two strong 6.8-magnitude earthquakes shook the Solomon Islands early Saturday. There were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warnings were issued. The quakes have been followed by fairly typical aftershocks.
The fast-track trade authority legislation gives President Barack Obama authority to finalize international trade pacts swiftly. The legislation still needs to be approved by the House of Representatives.
'Spontaneous respirations' and movement of limbs noticed in the man after having been pronounced dead.
The Dutch cabinet on Friday approved a partial ban on wearing the face-covering Islamic veil, including in schools, hospitals and on public transport.
An Indian-American home-schooled boy has surprised one and all by graduating from a US college at the age of 11 with three associate degrees in maths, science and foreign language studies.
US first lady Michelle Obama has released a video of her workout regime to mark the fifth anniversary of her “Let’s Move” campaign aimed at creating awareness about healthy living and getting people to exercise regularly.
Last month’s quake has dealt a big blow to the Sherpa community, many of who are involved in expeditions to Himalayan peaks as guides, porters and support staff. The quake and an subsequent avalanche put an end to this year’s spring climbing season.
Rupert Murdoch owned 'Sun' tabloid's crime reporter has been found guilty of paying a Heathrow Airport police officer for 38 scoops.
Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday.