Russia’s leading opposition figure is fighting the Kremlin’s handpicked choice for mayor of Moscow despite being on trial in a case he says is politically motivated.
A senior U.S. official has condemned Hezbollah for its involvement in the Syrian civil war and says the Lebanese militant group’s actions place the future of Lebanon at risk.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has now been in critical condition for more than a week.
A very large fire started by a paper lantern has consumed more than 100,000 tons of plastic materials at a recycling facility in central England.
Somalia’s government called for a neutral force in the disputed port city of Kismayo
The European Commission says many of the world’s largest investment banks appear to have colluded to block attempts by exchanges to trade and offer more transparent prices for financial products known as credit derivatives.
Hachette Book Group, a division of French publishing giant Hachette Livre, says it’s buying Disney’s Hyperion
Insurgents killed nearly 300 Afghan local and national police in the span of a month
The EU’s ambassador to Beijing says China needs to release more information about recent incidents of ethnic violence in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.
Pope Francis on Friday will issue his first encyclical and then will travel to Sicily to meet with recently arrived African migrants.