The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that strong hiring will likely continue.
Acting Gov. Abdul Rahman Kabiri said rescuers were using their bare hands and shovels to try to reach survivors.
The agency blames the network for 20 percent of the deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon in recent years.
Two strong explosions were heard on Friday at a hotel near Somalia’s presidential palace.
Seas are rising more than twice as fast as the global average here in the Sundarbans, a low-lying delta region of about 200 islands in the B…
The vandalism comes amid deep unease among French Jews after the deadly attacks last month on a kosher market in Paris and last week at a sy…
The find was made two weeks ago near the Israeli port city of Caesarea and consists of some 2,000 coins, weighing about 13 pounds.
The battle came despite a weekend cease-fire that obliged both sides to start moving back their big guns on Tuesday.
The suspects used a chat stream, were apparently obsessed with death and had many photos of mass killings, a senior police official told The…
Greece and its creditors are still expected to cobble together a deal that will include the euro currency.
At least 20 people on a music group’s packed Carnival float in the Haitian capital were killed.
It may be the biggest bank heist ever.
Taliban suicide bombers dressed as police officers attacked a police station Tuesday in Afghanistan, killing at least 20 people.
Danish police said they have arrested two men suspected of helping the gunman who carried out two deadly shooting attacks over the weekend i…
Saudi Arabia has condemned the killing in North Carolina of three American Muslim college students.
The review found that 508 of the dead, just over 60 percent, were children, women and older men, all presumed to be civilians.
The attackers entered the mosque from a building next door that was under construction.
The punishment was 10 years short of what prosecutors had sought.
The suspected deaths add to the 29 reported earlier in the week by the Italian coast guard.
Taiwan’s aviation authority has ordered the suspension of 10 pilots from TransAsia Airways who failed a proficiency test.