The irrepressible Donald Trump has started 2016 presidential poll’s first big dust-up yet with his dogged defense of his launch-event rant against illegal immigrants.
The Tunisian militant behind last month's massacre of foreigners at a seaside resort had previously worked in tourism, officials said Sunday, as his mother insisted the young man was "brainwashed".
A woman suicide bomber blew herself up in the midst of a crowded evangelical Christian church service in northeast Nigeria on Sunday and killed at least five people, witnesses said.
Egypt may take legal action against journalists who report "false" military death tolls in militant attacks that contradict official statements, if a new anti-terrorism law is approved, officials told AFP Sunday.
Traditional circumcision ceremonies in South Africa's Eastern Cape province, where the rite-of-passage practice is common, has left 14 boys dead and 141 injured this year, local authorities said on Sunday.
Courtesy an old family picture posted on Facebook, an emotional mother reunited with her son in the United States after 15 years, when the child was kidnapped by his father.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday got the public boost he sought to keep alive his government's tightrope talks with the country's EU-IMF creditors, but the consequences of his gamble remain unclear.
Final opinion polls released after the end of voting in Greece's referendum showed the 'No' vote leading by a small margin in Sunday's vote on a bailout proposal from creditors.
A year ago this week, the Gaza Strip was devastated by war with Israel, the third in six years. Last year's July-August conflict left more than 2,100 Palestinians, most civilians, and 73 Israelis dead.
Voters in cash-strapped Greece overwhelmingly rejected international creditors' tough bailout terms on Sunday, but Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisted the result does not mean a "rupture" with Europe despite fears it will end in a "Grexit" from the eurozone.
A powerful blast ripped through a busy area in southwest Pakistan's volatile Balochistan province on Sunday, killing at least one person and injuring 16.
Two years after a lesbian couple were refused a wedding cake, former owners of the bakery in the US state of Oregon have been ordered to pay $135,000 to compensate for their emotional and mental suffering.
An unmanned cargo ship from Russia has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the US-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.
As the sun rose above a cash-strapped Greece on Sunday, the young and the old were already queuing to have their say in a referendum which could be a new dawn for their crisis-wracked country, or plunge its finances deeper into the dark.
The French Champagne Vineyards where the world famous sparkling wine is produced has now been granted the 'World Heritage' site status by Unesco, joining the likes of Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China.