The Ukrainian military said Sunday that Russian boats had opened fire on its naval vessels off the coast of Crimea, escalating a standoff over the Kerch Strait, a waterway that links the Azov Sea with the Black Sea.
Most politicians go to great lengths to avoid alienating large sections of the population, but Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison apparently didn't get the memo as he blasted schoolchildren who are organizing protests for climate action.
As many as 145 whales have died after being found stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand, conservation officials said Monday.
Another needle has been found inside a strawberry in New Zealand, the second such incident in the country and just weeks after a nationwide food scare hit Australia over needles found in fruit.
Serbia is a destination that tends to escape the attention of many travelers.
Authorities have started the arduous task of trying to retrieve a US missionary feared killed on a remote Indian island, careful not to trigger conflict with the islanders.
A week ago, Carlos Ghosn was sitting atop one of the world's most powerful auto empires. Now, he's sitting in a Tokyo jail cell.
Humanitarian organizations working in crisis-hit Yemen have called on the US to end support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates' bloody conflict in the Middle Eastern state, according to a jointly released open letter.
November 26 is a bittersweet date for Amrita Raichand.
A toxic gas attack left more than 100 people hospitalized in the government-controlled city of Aleppo, Syrian state news agency reported Sunday.
The first thing you notice at Taco Bell's new London locations is the beer dispenser at the counter.
Croatia defeat France to capture the country's second-ever Davis Cup title.
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck in western Iran near the border with Iraq, the US Geological Survey said Sunday.
Egyptian authorities for the first time on Saturday opened the sarcophagus of a mummified woman dating back 3,000 years.
The US Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital said Saturday it has received "credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat" against US facilities in Kinshasa.
All 27 remaining European Union leaders signed off Britain's Brexit agreement with mixed emotions at a special summit on Sunday -- but the deal's real test is yet to come.
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen announced her resignation Saturday as head of the Democratic Progressive Party after the party suffered a "crushing defeat" in local government elections, according to state media.
Taiwanese voters rejected same-sex marriage in a referendum Saturday, dealing a blow to the LGBT community and allies who hoped the island would become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex unions.
A Syrian radio host who satirized both President Bashar al-Assad and opposition insurgents including ISIS has been shot dead in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, the Syrian Journalists Association said Saturday.
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