Kelly Craft, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, called out the Security Council in a speech Tuesday, saying the world body continued to criticize Israel but failed to work toward keeping Iran in check.
A British-Australian academic jailed in Iran said she refused an offer from Tehran to become a spy in exchange for her release, according to media reports.
A German man will spend 11 years behind bars for tricking women and girls into electrocuting themselves while he watched via Skype, prosecutors said.
Eight Indian tourists, including four children, died Tuesday after they were found unconscious in a hotel room at a mountain resort in Nepal’s Himalayas, officials said.
Venezuelan lawmakers opposed to socialist President Nicolás Maduro scuttled efforts Tuesday to reach national congress, wanting to avoid confrontation with armed groups and security forces.
Members of the armed forces in Canada are now armed with shovels to help residents in Newfoundland dig out from a monster blizzard over the weekend that led to a state of emergency to be declared for five days.
A powerful winter storm battered Spain for a third day on Tuesday, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and massive waves to a region that's seen at least four deaths linked to the severe weather.
An attempt to set the Guinness World Record in Sri Lanka for the largest gathering of twins ran into issues after too many pairs showed up, giving event organizers a dose of double-trouble.
Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds during clashes with anti-government protesters overnight and Monday morning in Baghdad, killing three and wounding dozens of demonstrators, officials said.
Mexican security forces clashed with determined Central American migrants as they waded across a river in Guatemala into Mexico on Monday to continue their journey to the United States.
On this day in 1981, 52 Americans captives were freed from the U.S. embassy in Tehran, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis that was triggered after a group of radical Iranian students stormed the embassy.
Malaysia, which has returned plastic waste to 13 countries since last year, warned Monday that Malaysia will not be “the rubbish dump of the world.”
The family of a Russian opposition activist claim police officers installed surveillance equipment in her bedroom and spied on her for months before she was arrested last year.
Paraguayan officials were investigating the mass escape of at least 75 “highly dangerous” inmates, including members of Brazil’s most infamous gang, from a prison on Sunday through a tunnel they dug, authorities said.
As wildfires continue to burn through parts of eastern Australia, severe storms on Monday caused chaos in major cities in the region were hit with large hail and flooding rains.
The penalty took effect on Friday in New South Wales, according to a press release from the local government. It comes as devastating wildfires continue to severely impact the region, which has been arguably the hardest-hit part of the country.
Canada’s easternmost province was buried under 30 inches of snow Friday – a record for the most snow in 24 hours – as residents of the provincial capital of St. Johns struggled to clear snow drifts of 12 to 15 feet high left in the wake of the storm, a...
At least five people were killed and three hospitalized after a hot water pipe exploded in a hotel in Perm, Russia, and flooded the basement with boiling water, a report said.
Two more bodies turned up at a house in Tijuana, Mexico, where a missing California landlord and his wife were found buried, allegedly killed by their son-in-law, according to investigators.
Lebanese security forces prepared for more violence on Sunday after a night of protests over the country’s worsening financial situation gripped Lebanon’s capital.