Jobs that involve heavy lifting on a regular basis could reduce a woman's fertility, particularly among overweight and obese women, a new study shows.
The number of child casualties in the long-running Afghan war jumped last year, spiking 24% from 2015 in large part from leftover munitions, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said in a report on Monday.
President Donald Trump's bid to keep the "bad dudes" out of America may have provoked global demonstrations, but that doesn't mean there's a lack of support for the travel ban among some Europeans.
The BBC World Service's Simon Maybin was filming a Real Madrid training session when goalkeeper Keylor Navas spotted him...
Russia's most prominent opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, was found guilty Wednesday of embezzlement following a retrial in a Russian court.
Claims by human rights group of up to 13,000 executions at prison "untrue", says justice ministry.
Volunteers are trying to find a Pennsylvania bald eagle photographed with a trap on its talons.
Masked and armed gun activists entered a Michigan police station wearing full body armour.
At least 20 people are dead after an explosion Tuesday outside the Supreme Court in the Afghan capital, Kabul, sources told CNN. At least 35 people were wounded in the blast, according to Saleem Rasooli, head of Kabul's hospitals.
A confidence vote fails but the government faces more protests over moves to relax corruption measures.
Three weeks after reports that Cameroon had blocked the internet in English-speaking regions, residents say services have yet to be restored. So what is going on?
Scientists say the collapse next to the Great Barrier Reef dates back more than 300,000 years.
Villager Alexander Batyokhtin has built a church out of snow in Sosnovka in Siberia.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Tuesday evening on whether Judge John Robart's temporary restraining order (TRO), which halts implementation of President Donald Trump's temporary freeze on travel from terror-prone countries, should stand. In hearing oral arguments, the Ninth Circuit -- the nation's most liberal court with the reputation as its most reversed -- ought to heed the words of Justice Antonin Scalia, notably quoted by President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch: "If you're going to be a good and faithful judge, you have to resign yourself to the fact that you're not always going to like the conclusions you reach."
Donald Trump's travails are apparently sending shivers through Europe's so-called populist right. This seems particularly true in France.
Pamela Posada says she did not use her beauty companies to launder money for a drug smuggling ring.
The UN's humanitarian co-ordinator says the situation is catastrophic and rapidly deteriorating.