A Portuguese-flagged fishing boat ran aground off Spain's northern coast before dawn on Monday, killing two of the nine crew and leaving another six missing, rescuers said.
As violent protests in Venezuela alienate moderates in the opposition and show no signs of toppling President Nicolas Maduro, the socialist leader's call for talks is deepening divisions between his rivals.
The Supreme Court in the Maldives has sacked the elections chief and handed him a suspended jail term after he criticized judges during last year's chaotic contest to choose a president.
Newborns freezing to death in hospital incubators, doctors cutting off limbs to stop patients from bleeding to death, surging cases of polio: a new report published on Monday paints a dire picture of Syria's collapsing healthcare system.
Rome. Pope Francis named top laymen from the worlds of finance and economics on Saturday to a new Vatican Council for the Economy, intended to improve scrutiny of the Holy See’s scandal-plagued accounts. The creation of the 15-member council is a major step in bringing lay people into the Vatican, and reflects a drive by more »
At least 30 people were killed over two days of clashes between Shi'ite Muslim insurgents and Sunni Salafi tribesmen in Yemen's northwestern al-Jawf province, the provincial governor said, as chaos reigns two years after mass protests ousted the country's leader.
One Indian worker was killed in an accident during construction of a nuclear submarine, a defense statement said Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly mishaps to hit the navy.
Kiev. Ukraine’s government said it won’t accept the result of Crimea’s March 16 separatist referendum, whatever it is, saying the vote is unconstitutional and is neither free nor fair. “There is no other way how to protest but to say to the international community that the results will not be valid,” Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister more »
National Harbor, United States. Sarah Palin offered unsolicited advise on Saturday to President Barack Obama on containing Russian aggression, saying “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a good guy with a nuke.” The Republican former vice presidential candidate used a predominantly crass tone throughout her appearance at the Conservative more »