A former Libya military chief has called for disbanding the country’s parliament and government in a video message, three days after the defense minister warned that coup attempt had been foiled.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo says that at least 70 people were killed in the Masisi territory of troubled eastern Congo.
Pakistani police say two rival student groups have clashed at a university in the country’s northwest over celebrating Valentine’s Day.
A car bomb exploded close to a convoy of United Nations vehicles near Mogadishu’s international airport on Thursday, killing six Somalis on the street, officials said. Al-Qaida-linked militants claimed responsibility.
Egypt’s Antiquities Minister said the mummy appears to belong to a high official. The sarcophagus is engraved with hieroglyphs and decorated with inscriptions of birds’ feathers.
The initiative would allow stores in the city of 8 million to sell marijuana in amounts up to 5 grams.
The British government said Thursday that crude but viable package bombs sent to seven British army recruitment offices appear to be the work of Northern Ireland militants.
The law empowers children with terminal ailments who are in great pain to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree and a psychiatrist or psychologist certifies they are conscious of what their choice signifies.
About two dozen people were believed injured during the clashes and were being treated at hospitals, although the government did not provide a tally of casualties.
The Committee to Protect Journalists’ annual report Attacks on the Press also takes sharp aim at sprawling government surveillance by the U.S. and others as a growing threat.
China’s Cabinet has announced that $1.6 billion has been set aside this year to reward cities and regions that make significant progress in controlling air pollution.
Weeping children begged for food and women picked grass to eat as hunger gripped rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs during a nearly two-year military blockade, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week.
A fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year, surviving on raw fish, turtles and bird blood, is in stunningly good health but psychologically fragile, medical experts said Wednesday
Parts of the statue appear to be slick with moisture, even after it is wiped off.
Five people were arrested in Sydney on Tuesday after customs officials discovered 183 kilograms (403 pounds) of methamphetamine last week while inspecting a shipment of kayaks from China.
His comments marked the first time the U.N. chief has raised the possibility of the impoverished country being divided into Christian and Muslim regions.
Scientists hope to immortalize the genetic code of King Richard III by sequencing his DNA.
Update // An Algerian military transport slammed into a mountain Tuesday in the country’s rugged eastern region.
Voters in Switzerland narrowly backed a proposal to limit immigration Sunday.
The mascara-lined eyes of a petite man dressed in a tuxedo greet visitors after they buzz at the armor-plated door of a one-story building.