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.
Ukraine’s security agency on Sunday warned of a heightened risk of terrorism.
Archaeologists announced Friday that they have discovered human footprints in England that are between 800,000 and 1 million years old.
Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin’s Russia on Friday – a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow that the world has to offer.
Update // A Turkish official says a passenger claiming there was a bomb on board tried to divert an Istanbul-bound plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympics are kicking off.
Top Argentine officials are rejecting comments by U.S. Senate Republicans who grilled President Barack Obama’s nominee for ambassador to the South American country.
Multiple explosions rocked Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 34 people and sending plumes of smoke into the sky across the street from a major government building in a brazen reminder of the ability of insurgents to penetrate the heart of the capital.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says police singled him out for a jaywalking ticket in British Columbia last weekend because of who he is.
Children in Syria have been tortured, sexually abused and subjected to “indiscriminate” attacks by President Bashar Assad’s forces.
New surveys commissioned by the Vatican show that the vast majority of Catholics in Germany and Switzerland reject church teaching on contraception, sexual morality, gay unions and divorce.
Stroking a Persian leopard sprawled on his lap, tough-guy President Vladimir Putin showed his softer side Tuesday as he prepared to welcome the world to his budget-busting Winter Olympics.
When Prince came to London a few years ago, he played more than 20 nights at the vast O2 arena. This time, he played a suburban living room to a dozen people.
More than 400 dead dolphins were found last month on the Pacific Ocean beaches of northern Peru where twice that amount were encountered in 2012.
If true, the man’s ordeal would rank among the greatest tales ever of survival at sea.
The Syrian government extended its intense aerial campaign against rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, conducting a series of airstrikes that killed at least 18 people, including five children, activists said.
The judge who announced the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for murder is facing allegations of impropriety that could result in disciplinary proceedings.
Al-Qaida’s central leadership broke with one of its most powerful branch commanders, who in defiance of its orders spread his operations from Iraq to join the fighting in Syria and fueled bitter infighting among Islamic militant factions in Syria’s civil war.