Polish Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki on Wednesday said he had met with several victims of church sex abuse ahead of a Vatican meeting on the issue later this month.
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido warned the army of its responsibilities on Wednesday after soldiers blocked a key border bridge, sparking angry demands from the United States to allow desperately needed humanitarian aid to enter the country.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to delay the second parliament vote on her Brexit deal until the end of February, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Wednesday.
The United States President used his State of the Union to call for bipartisan unity in a divided Congress while laying out an agenda, including his hard line immigration policy that is unlikely to win over much Democrat support.
The leaders of NATO's 29 countries will gather in London in December for a special meeting to mark the alliance's 70th anniversary, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday.
A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a Jehovah's Witness to six years in prison for "extremism," in the first conviction of its kind since a 2017 law that outlawed the religious group.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on February 27-28, while giving himself credit for averting a major war on the Korean peninsula.
Weary residents in Australia's flood-hit northeast returned home on Wednesday to begin a massive clean-up after almost two weeks of heavy rain, as the wild weather moved south to inundate more towns.
US President Donald Trump appealed to Congress Tuesday to unite at a moment of deep partisan division as he made the case for a new era of compromise on immigration and security in his State of the Union address. “We can make our communities safer, our families stronger, our culture richer, our faith deeper, and […]
US officials are fanning out across Europe to warn about the security risks of allowing Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to help build 5G mobile networks, a US diplomat said Tuesday.
Russia will race to develop two new land-based missile launch systems before 2021 to respond to Washington's planned exit from a landmark nuclear arms control pact, it said on Tuesday.
Seven people died and another was seriously injured in a building fire in a wealthy Paris neighbourhood on Monday night, the fire service said.
The Trump administration has notified World Bank shareholders that President Donald Trump intends to pick senior Treasury Department official David Malpass as the US nominee to lead the development lender, people familiar with the decision said on Monday.
The United Nations Security Council has been urged to pay greater attention to mercenary activities in Africa in the same manner in which it's addressed questions of terrorism or piracy in the region.
A top EU official warned Monday that the prospect of Britain crashing out of the bloc next month looks more likely than ever, as Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure foreign investors worried about a chaotic Brexit.
A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections...
Pope Francis, the first leader of the world's 1.3 billion Catholics to visit the Arabian Peninsula, will attend an interfaith meeting in the UAE on Monday as part of his outreach to Muslims.
The Pentagon is sending 3,750 US forces to the southwest border with Mexico for three months to provide additional support to border agents, the Department of Defense said on Sunday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said military intervention in Venezuela was “an option” as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down, while the troubled OPEC nation’s ally Russia warned against “destructive meddling.”
Pushing back against Republican opposition, US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his determination to pull US troops out of "endless wars" in Syria and Afghanistan, in an interview that aired Sunday, but he said they would stay in Iraq to watch Iran.
Israel said Sunday that work to strengthen its border with the Gaza Strip had entered a new phase, with construction starting on a massive new barrier along the frontier.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was on Sunday set to announce a date for the arrival of humanitarian aid to the crisis-wracked country, a path President Nicolas Maduro believes will lead to a US-led military intervention.
Iran unveiled a new cruise missile with a range of 1 300 km on Saturday during celebrations marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, state television reported.
A federal jail in Brooklyn, New York, remained with limited power and heat on Saturday, a week after it first started experiencing a partial power outage and as an arctic blast left the area in single-digit temperatures.
A German World War I hand grenade was found among a shipment of French potatoes imported for a Hong Kong crisp factory, police said.
Germany will order a new fleet of government jets after a series of embarrassing breakdowns that has left government ministers stranded and highlighted the parlous technical condition of much of the NATO member’s military hardware. The announcement, made late on Friday, followed the debacle last year of Chancellor Angela Merkel missing the start of a […]
The United States should resolve its differences with Russia through dialogue instead of threatening to withdraw from an important nuclear arms control agreement between the two nations, China's foreign ministry said on Saturday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel took another step in her stage-managed exit from politics, posting a video to announce the closure of her Facebook page after stepping down as head of her party.
President Donald Trump has edged closer to defying the power of the U.S. Congress by declaring a national emergency in an attempt to obtain funding for a U.S. Mexico border wall.
President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday, saying "she's very bad for our country" and "doesn’t mind human trafficking" because she opposes his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.