When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun
The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa holds an easy lead in Ecuador's presidential election, though authorities say it may be a few more days before they determine if he won enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival
Lakshmi Sundaram, Executive Director of "Girls Not Brides," says Syrian families and girls themselves are using child marriage as a way to cope with the war.
A premature hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo received a lifesaving IV from staffers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center next door. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.
Cardinal Desmond Connell, whose tenure as Dublin's Roman Catholic archbishop was dominated by revelations of pedophilia in the priesthood, has died at the age of 90
A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that involved kidnapping terror suspects for interrogation
Many Syrian refugee girls in Jordan are getting married very young, but there's also a movement underway to keep them in school. Christiane Amanpour reports.
Former Premier Matteo Renzi brushed off the threatened schism within the ruling Democratic Party on Tuesday as he positioned himself to retake its leadership three months after suffering a humiliating defeat at the polls
An Australian pilot and four American tourists were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne
A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria says that their "main guidance" for the first intra-Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for political transition
France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a headscarf
The Hungarian director whose "On Body and Soul" won the top award at the Berlin Film Festival says her next project is an adaptation of 'The Story of My Wife," a Hungarian novel from 1942