International investigators seeking to wrap up an exhaustive investigation into Mexico's biggest human-rights scandal - the disappearance of 43 students - said Friday that the military is obstructing their efforts at a crucial moment.
South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee athlete who captured world attention by running in the 2012 Olympics on blade-like prosthetic legs, was denied parole Friday from his prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.
In a first for the United States, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced Thursday that Donald Trump has been indicted. No American president or former president has ever before been charged with a crime.
Taiwan's core values - freedom, democracy, human rights and rule of law - are in peril in the face of increasing authoritarianism, the democratic island's president, Tsai Ing-wen, said on Thursday, drawing direct parallels between Taiwan and Ukraine.
Hidden in the bowels of an unmarked building, set well back from the fighting, a command center directing operations in the city of Bakhmut was high-tech and humming. Soldiers monitored video screens with live feeds of destroyed buildings and a cratered battlefield.
The Vatican has distanced itself from a colonial-era doctrine used to justify crimes against indigenous peoples, including slavery, saying it is not "part of the teachings of the Catholic Church," according to a statement released on Thursday.
Former president Jair Bolsonaro flew home Thursday morning to Brazil, a country deeply divided by his governance and policies, where he faces an array of investigations that could ultimately end his political career and even put him in prison.
ROME — Pope Francis is suffering from a respiratory infection and will remain in the hospital for several days to receive treatment, a spokesman for the Vatican said on Wednesday evening. The 86-year-old pontiff was taken to Rome's Gemelli University Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, where tests revealed the finding, said the spokesman, Matteo Bruni. He added that the infection is not from the ...
A collection of five very rare editions of William Shakespeare's works will be offered as a group at the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (April 27-30) with an overall asking price of $10.5 million.
Vanuatu, one of the most vulnerable countries to global warming, is taking matters into its own hands. After the world failed to boost targets for cutting emissions at last year's climate summit, the Volcanic atoll in the South Pacific is turning to international law to make sure countries live up to their commitments to curb greenhouse gases.
Inside the gloom of the vast Zaporizhstal steel plant, a towering blast furnace wheezes like a giant black lung, inhaling chunks of iron ore, thermal coal and limestone, blending them at temperatures reaching several thousand degrees with oxygen-enriched air, and then exhaling vapor and molten metal.
As President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan heads to the United States, she is laying out a diplomatic agenda calibrated to strengthen ties with the West and assert her island’s autonomy, while trying to avoid moves that might ignite a crisis with China.
Mark Hamill, best known as Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars movies, has lent his famous voice to a popular Ukrainian air raid alert app, joining a growing list of celebrities to support the embattled nation.
When the shelling starts, the people who remain in the devastation of Avdiivka hardly flinch. In truth, the shelling barely stops. In this ravaged town in eastern Ukraine, the thud of Russian artillery reverberates every minute or two.