SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - For a few hundred dollars, Hasan Nuhanovic learned that his mother managed to fatally slice open her veins moments before six armed men burst into her jail cell near the end of the Bosnian war.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli troops shot and killed a teenage Palestinian militant along the country's border with Gaza Thursday in the first deadly incident since the two sides reached a cease-fire last month.
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A zookeeper's house cat has adopted a baby red panda abandoned by its mother and is nursing the cub along with her own kittens, the Artis zoo said Wednesday.
KHARTOUM, Sudan - About two hundred gunmen on horseback and in SUVs ambushed peacekeepers from a joint U.N.-African Union force in Sudan's Darfur region, killing seven in fierce gunbattles that lasted more than two hours, U.N. officials said Wednesday.
BEIJING - Chinese police shot dead five members of a radical Islamic separatist group in western China, state media reported Wednesday, as officials called for an all-out security push ahead of the Beijing Olympics.
TBLISI, Georgia - Russia should back off its threats and intimidation of countries once under the Soviet clamp, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday as Cold War-tinged rhetoric escalated between Russia and the United States.
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - The second-ranking U.S. commander in Iraq said Wednesday he is preparing for the possibility that insurgents will try to spoil Iraq's expected provincial elections this fall by stepping up violence.
BAGHDAD - Hundreds of women in black abayas crowd outdoor food markets, snapping up groceries and fresh vegetables. Stores are open again. Children play soccer on dirt fields until dusk - or later, when there's electricity.
RUSUTSU, Japan - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came to his grandest global meeting yet with a mixed mandate: Start mending ties with the West, but stand fast on policies set by his predecessor and patron, Vladimir Putin.
LONDON - The tabloids are calling them the ''Tarantino murders.''
WUFU, China - Angry parents whose children were crushed to death in schools that collapsed in China's mighty earthquake are no longer being allowed to march, wave banners and vent their rage in public.
VIENNA, Austria - The price for a barrel of oil fell nearly $5 Tuesday, a two-day swing of more than $8 as traders took profits and fears of a supply disruptions eased.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's national security adviser said Tuesday his country will not accept any security deal with the United States unless it contains specific dates for the withdrawal of U.S.-led forces.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that he sees no possibility of a war between his country and the United States or Israel.
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - The United States and the Czech Republic on Tuesday signed an initial agreement to base a U.S. missile shield in Eastern Europe, saying the system will help protect U.S. allies from a bellicose and unpredictable Iran.
MIAMI - Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn ...
PHILADELPHIA - Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in ...
PHILADELPHIA - Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political ...