EU leaders finalize Brexit position before UK talks

European Union leaders swiftly and unanimously adopted their negotiating principles for Britain's exit from the EU at a meeting Saturday in Brussel...

'Crucial' to protect EU citizens after Brexit

The president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani says it would be impossible to vote on a Brexit deal that doesn't protect the rights of EU...

Merkel warns against UK 'illusions' over Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Britain not to hold any "illusions" about what Brexit means for its future, adding that it "cannot and w...

Has democracy reached a breaking point?

It is often hailed as the beacon of a civilized society -- but is democracy in danger of failing the very people it is supposed to protect?

US Marines return to volatile Afghan province

The US Marines are back in Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province for the first time since the NATO-led international coalition ended its combat ...

Sen. Chris Coons slams Trump's North Korea tweet: "This is no longer reality TV"

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons slammed President Donald Trump's tweet Saturday about North Korea's latest missile test, saying Twitter is no place to ...

Protesters take on Trump's climate policies -- and the heat

Thousands of people who support action on climate change are expected to brave the sweltering heat Saturday and march through the nation's capital ...

The kids suing Donald Trump are marching to the White House

A 16-year-old walked up to the microphone.

North Korea missile explodes after launch

North Korea on Saturday launched a missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, a US official said.

Pope Francis preaches tolerance at Mass in Cairo

Pope Francis sent a message of tolerance and co-existence as he celebrated Mass at a stadium in Egypt on Saturday.

Luxury festival descends into chaos

If you turned up at the Fyre Festival wooed by its ads -- and many, many fans did -- you'd think you were in for a weekend of top-notch acts playin...

From Gandhi to guns: Indian woman heads to NRA convention

Guns are not a part of the culture of my homeland, except perhaps for the occasional Bollywood movie in which the bad guy meets his demise staring ...

From sex trafficking victim to successful restaurateur

There was a time when Neli Delgado was forced to have sex with 30 to 40 men a night. Now she's the owner of a successful restaurant and speaks at a...

Tillerson: US willing to take military action against North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on the world community Friday to drastically increase pressure on North Korea, warning that failure to do s...

Stockholm terror attack claims 5th victim

A woman who was injured during the April 7 Stockholm terror attack died on Friday, marking the attack's fifth fatality.

Syria blames Israel for Damascus airport blast

Syria blamed Israel for what state TV said was a missile strike near Damascus Intl Airport on Thursday.

China tried to hack group linked to controversial missile defense system, US cybersecurity firm says

A cybersecurity firm in the United States believes state-sponsored Chinese hackers were trying to infiltrate an organization with connections to a ...

Why Muslims are marching for climate

From the cropless farmer to the beleaguered first responder to the person forced to evacuate their flooded home, we all have our reasons for caring...

President Trump, S. Korea is not a real estate deal

In President Donald Trump's book "The Art of the Deal," he writes about how important it is to know one's market, to study hard. He wrote that he l...

Penny Pritzker: My immigrant story

More than 130 years ago, my great-great-grandparents left then-czarist Russia for the United States with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Es...

Ueli Steck: Everest claims 'Swiss Machine' climber

"Swiss Machine" Ueli Steck dies in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on a new route.

Fifa powerbroker Ahmad quits after claims

Fifa official Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah resigns a day after denying claims linking him to a fraud case.

Dozens of Yazidis enslaved by IS in Iraq now free

The 36 men, women and children were held by IS in Iraq for nearly three years.

Ivan the Terrible statue goes missing after one hour

Local authority confiscates monument after it is installed "too soon".

Gem TV: Iranian CEO Saeed Karimian shot dead in Istanbul

Saeed Karimian, founder of Gem TV, had previously been tried in absentia by a Tehran court.

'Very boring'

Here's what Mr Trump missed by snubbing the White House press lobby's annual comedy roast.

North Korea crisis: Pope urges international mediation

Norway could be among the powers involved in resolving the nuclear stand-off, he suggests.

Deadly tornado crosses Texas road

Footage from Canton, east of Dallas, shows one of the tornadoes which have left five people dead.

Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day Pennsylvania rally

The president insists he is keeping his election pledges and dismisses criticism as "fake news".

Anti-Trump climate change march draws thousands in US

People took part in the march to protest Donald Trump's climate policies on his 100th day in office.

Correspondents' Dinner joke targets Trump

US comedian Hasan Minhaj had a dig at the president during the White House Correspondents' Dinner, which the president snubbed.

Trump attacks media after snubbing White House Correspondents Dinner

He dismissed criticisms as "fake news" and said he was keeping "one promise after another".

Good Samaritan

Suraj Prakash Vaid rushes to help traffic accident victims in a country where most opt to walk away.

Spanish bravado

The tangled tale of a tapestry heir told he has to leave a Madrid building made famous by Goya.

Hero's legacy

Twenty-three years after his tragic death, legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the most valuable brands in sport.

Ayrton Senna: Why the brand lives on

Legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the strongest brands in sport - and now his name is making a difference in education.

Motherhood in the time of Zika

Katie Falkenberg's photo feature on mothers caring for children damaged by the Zika virus in Brazil was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.

Cuba military plane crash leaves eight dead

An investigation is launched after the crash in the mountainous west of the island.

Protests against Trump's climate plans

Thousands rally across the US to protest against Donald Trump's climate strategy.

Turkey sacks 4,000 more officials in coup-bid crackdown

The latest purge comes alongside a ban on TV dating shows and the blocking of the website Wikipedia.

Tornadoes kill at least five people in Texas

Five people have been killed and dozens more injured after tornadoes swept through eastern Texas.

Trump: My first 100 days were 'very productive'

Donald Trump has given himself a pat on the back for his first 100 days in office, hailing his presidential efforts as "very productive".

Pope warns North Korea situation 'too hot'

Pope Francis has called for a third country, such as Norway, to mediate between North Korea and the US, saying the situation has become "too hot".

Joshua beats Klitschko in Wembley thriller

Anthony Joshua has beaten Wladimir Klitschko with an 11th round stoppage in a thrilling heavyweight title fight in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley.

Juncker: UK 'underestimates' Brexit challenge

The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has claimed Britain "underestimates" the complexity of Brexit talks.

Helicopter gunship guards Pope's Mass in Cairo

An Apache attack helicopter and scores of armed police have provided tight security for Pope Francis as he led a Mass in Egypt - just weeks after t...

'Butcher of Kabul' speaks publicly after 20 years

Afghan warlord and former prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has urged the Taliban to lay down its weapons and join a "caravan of peace".

Trump plays 'good cop' with China over N Korea

Last month Rex Tillerson declared "all options" were on the table when it came to North Korea, stating the "era of strategic patience" was over.

Germany: 'No free lunch for UK' after Brexit

The UK will not have advantages over the remaining 27 EU countries after Brexit negotiations conclude, says Germany's finance minister.

'Matter of time' before North Korea can strike US

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said it is a "matter of time" before North Korea gains the ability to strike the American mainland with a n...