At least 50 Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a series of attacks on military posts in the Sinai Peninsula.
Suspects assaulted the facility in southern France, setting off several small explosives, according to witnesses. One suspect is in custody.
Sugar cane workers make up most of some 20,000 people across Central America who have died of a mysterious kidney disease over the past two decades. A pilot program is delving into why – and testing if small changes in workers' daily practices could yield life-saving benefits and reform a tough industry.
A newly relocated American learns when to climb out a window to get to a meeting on time, among other lessons.
Iraq's largest northern city was invaded a year ago by Islamic State militants. Today, its repressive rule is intact, and the group is pushing outwards from its territory in Iraq and Syria.
Some 200,000 people marched in Buenos Aires this week amid outrage over two deadly attacks against a teacher and a young teen. Thousands took to the streets in other Argentine cities as well as in Chile and Uruguay.
A US-led coalition is struggling to hold back Islamic State on the battlefield in both Iraq and Syria. Now, the key Syrian city of Aleppo may be at stake.
Envoys from the US, South Korea, and Japan met Wednesday to discuss ways of curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions amid concerns of growing instability in the isolated nation.
The attack on Thursday night follows Al Shabab's brief takeover of a mosque in the area, which borders Somalia, the base for the militant group.
North Korean defense minister Hyon Yong-chol was killed in front of hundreds of spectators for a variety of offenses, according to South Korea's spy agency. He was the fourth defense minister in 2-1/2 years.
'Two soldiers of the caliphate' attacked the Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, Islamic State said. But officials say the IS role more likely was inspirational.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo agreed to stay the execution of a Filipina, but eight others, mostly foreigners, were executed by firing squad in the early hours of Wednesday.