Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz has her assets frozen and is accused of "serious errors".
A car rams the gate of the president's palace as pressure grows on Michel Temer to resign.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Hong Kong amid unprecedented security Thursday, his first official visit as leader, as the city marks 20 years of Chinese rule on Saturday.
The Chinese government has freed three activists who were detained while investigating working conditions at a company that made shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, according to an advocacy group.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned what he called an "armed terrorist attack," which saw gunfire and grenades launched from a helicopter over the capital's Supreme Court building.
We may not all live in a yellow submarine, but Boaty McBoatface -- the internet's favorite golden-hued robotic submersible -- returned home to the United Kingdom last week with "unprecedented data" about some of the coldest and deepest ocean waters on the planet that may help scientists better understand climate change, researchers said in a statement Wednesday.
Hong Kongers are getting better at speaking Mandarin, but speaking the language is a taboo to many.
A comment by a prominent politician has touched off a fevered debate over Russian influence in a former Soviet republic.
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson took the last photos of Gandhi before his assassination.
Drones could reach people suffering cardiac arrest faster than ambulances, according to a new trial.
Steve Evans looks at the obstacles to the US and South Korea developing a strategy on the north.
A team of German designers has reinvented the tree to clean up urban air pollution. Using the natural power of moss, they hope to make city air safer to breathe.
China launched its newest warship on Wednesday, a large guided-missile destroyer touted as the latest in naval technology and seen as a challenge to naval rivals in Asia.
Activists investigating Chinese factories which made Ivanka Trump shoes are freed pending trial.
The investigator is reported to have narrowly escaped death in the Port Harcourt attack.
Foreign vessels may be blocked from landing, reports say, as Italy reaches "saturation point".
Yet another major cyber extortion campaign is wrecking computer networks all over the world -- and we need to start thinking about cyber safety more comprehensively and include users in solving the problem. This effort must begin with an assessment of user risk, not just technical risk -- because all signs indicate that there is still worse to come.
The feared extension is not included in a raft of strict new screening rules on flights into the US.
Millions of travellers could be affected, as police say they lack funding to issue new passports.
The latest development involved a stolen helicopter dropping grenades on the Supreme Court.